Celebrating 1st and 2nd time filmmakers from around the world.

MNFF7 is coming August 25-29, 2021!

Our 7th Annual Festival returns to Middlebury, VT in-person and on the ground! Planning for the Fest is well underway. Watch this space for more information!

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Thursdays / July 8 – August 5 / Swift House Inn / Middlebury VT

The Sunset Series at Swift House Inn: Summer of Scorsese

Enjoy five weekly screenings of films directed by the legendary Martin Scorsese under a spacious tent on a splendid lawn. Picnic dinners and adult beverages available by Jessica’s. The Sunset Series: Summer of Scorsese is a partnership of Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, Swift House Inn and Town Hall Theater. Series Sponsor: IPJ Real Estate.

Coming Soon

MNFF7: Wednesday, August 25 through Sunday, August 29

Our 7th Annual Festival returns to Middlebury VT in-person and on-the-ground!

For Filmmakers

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is all about 1st and 2nd time filmmakers.

MNFF supports, promotes and exhibits the dynamic and imaginative work of new filmmakers. We provide a platform for new voices in independent filmmaking – delighting audiences and giving the emerging filmmaking community opportunities to be discovered.

Submit Your Film to MNFF8

Apply for a Film Development Grant

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For Individual & Families

Donate to MNFF

You can contribute at any level that works for you. Our new filmmakers truly appreciate all of your tax-deductible contributions.

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Become a Sponsor

We work with our dedicated sponsors to create customized connections online, on screens and in-person.

Volunteer With Us

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival also appreciates your donations of precious time. Contact us to learn how you can get involved at MNFF7 and other events. Plus – free movies!

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