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View trailers, photos, and info from the films of MNFF years 1-7.
Awards & Honorees
Explore our VTeddy Award winners, special prize winners, and esteemed guests.
Enjoy galleries of our filmmakers, guests, events, and audiences.
The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is solely dedicated to showcasing the fine work of 1st and 2nd time filmmakers. This has been our core mission since Day One.
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
The submission window for MNFF9 is now closed. We will re-open for MNFF10 on January 2, 2024.
Apply for a Grant
MNFF Alumni: Submit your feature narrative script to the MNFF Franklin Film Development Fund Beginning October 1, 2023.
For Individual & Families
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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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