Here we go for 2020!

We are very excited to be opening for submissions for the 2020 Highway 61 Film Festival!

Cash prizes are awarded to the first place winners in each category.
Action/Horror Short OR Feature: $100
Animation Short OR Feature: $100
Comedy Short OR Feature: $100
Drama Short OR Feature: $100
Documentary Short OR Feature: $100
Student Short (Age 18 and under only!): $50
“Made in Minnesota” (Short/Feature films shot in MInnesota): $100

Submissions for Student Short films are free, and “Made in Minnesota” films are $1 before our regular deadline. Find out more and submit your film at

The 2020 Highway 61 Film Festival will be April 3-5, 2020.



“Open” by “Caveman Chuck” Coker is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0