Door County Short Film Fest

February 15 & 16, 2019 at the Sister Bay Village Hall

Check out the 10th annual Door County Short Film Fest, showing mid-winter in downtown Sister Bay! Films are as short as 2 minutes and as long as 20 minutes and are all produced by amateur and professional movie-makers.

$10 Two-Day All-Access Pass + free popcorn!

(doors open at 6:30 pm)
Opening Night – Cocktail Party & Film Premieres at the Sister Bay Village Hall
6 pm: Opening Night Cocktail Party
7 pm:  Door County Video Short Premiere
7:15 pm: 2nd Door County Video Short Premiere
7:30-9pm:  Door County Feature Film Premiere

(doors open at 1:30 pm)
Selected short films from around the world, all-day-long, with brief intermissions for drinks, pizza, and popcorn.  Short presentations and Q&As with attending filmmakers!

Presentation of the 2018 Golden Mug Award, created and donated by Gills Rock Pottery artists Judy and Larry “Thor” Thoreson!

The 2017 Golden Mug Award Designs, by Gills Rock Pottery

 Thanks to our 2018 Film Fest Sponsors!


 Base Camp Logo
 husbys logo


 Roots Logo
 Innovative Printing logo


 Sister Bay Advancement Association logo


 ecology sports logo

Are YOU a movie-maker?

We consider films with story line(s) that are: uplifting, inspiring, humorous, meaningful or silly. Please keep films short and sweet with a maximum run time of 20 minutes; films may be as short as 2 minutes. Movie submissions are currently open through January 15, 2018 for the 9th Annual Door County Short Film Festival. Please submit YOUR short film at Film Freeway:


Become A Sponsor!

The Door County Short Film Fest is still accepting sponsorships of our 9th annual festival. Please consider sponsoring the DCSFF to help bring people to Door County during the “quiet time” AND promote your business. For many of us, this is the best time of year, let’s share it with others!

CLICK HERE for information on DCSFF Sponsorship Opportunities

 For more info about being a 2019 sponsor, please call or email a DCSFF organizer:

Louise Howson,; (920) 854-3230
Mickie Rasch,; (773) 255-7329
Sara Doherty,; (920) 854-5107
John Nelson,; (920) 421-1589


Sponsorship Levels

The Door County Short Film Fest is a grassroots, community-driven event with the goals of: encouraging the creation of movie making; establishing and hosting a winter event in northern Door County; entertaining and benefiting residents, visitors and businesses.