Submissions for the 2021 Wolf Tree Film Festival are now CLOSED
Thank you to everyone who submitted!
The Franke Center invites filmmakers to submit to the Wolf Tree Film Festival which will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021. Submissions will be accepted through December 13, 2020.
In its third year, Wolf Tree Film Festival aims to showcase films set in the Great Lakes region or that include themes or topics related to the region, as well as the work of filmmakers who reside in or grew up in the Great Lakes region. The Great Lakes region is defined as any state or territory that touches one of the Great Lakes (including Ontario, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York).
Rules & Terms
Films are accepted only through electronic submission via FilmFreeway.
The entry fee is $5 per film.
More than one entry may be submitted, however, each entry must be accompanied by a separate entry form and entry fee.
All rights must be held by the individual making the submission and/or legal documentation must be provided that permission has been given by the copyright holder of the film to be shown at the festival.
Film submission grants Wolf Tree the right to screen your film in front of a live audience at the festival.
Films selected for screening will be notified via email from The Youngish Professionals.
Awards will be determined by a juried panel (prior to the festival) and/or audience selection (at the festival). Awards will be presented on the night of the festival and shared through various media channels following the festival.
Wolf Tree reserves the right to promote clips/stills from your film on social media, based on the press kit(s) provided upon film submission/selection.
Wolf Tree retains the right to change the date and venue of the festival under special circumstances. All filmmakers will be informed ASAP about any changes through our online platforms/email.
Wolf Tree places no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has been made available online.
Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmakers. If at the time of judging, the video file doesn’t work or doesn’t have English subtitles (if in a language other than English), it will be automatically rejected without a refund. Please contact the festival team ASAP if there are any issues with the submission process and a solution will be found.
Wolf Tree will not provide submission refunds.
By submitting to Wolf Tree filmmakers agree to the noted terms and conditions. Wolf Tree reserves the right to update our terms and conditions. Upon update, each submitting party will be notified.