Forging Community Connections & Supporting Local Film Culture


Milwaukee Film is committed to supporting the local filmmaking community by offering formal and informal events for filmmakers throughout the year and providing direct support to the best and brightest filmmakers through competitive awards.

We help local filmmakers with:

  • Milwaukee Film's Focus Finder Accelerator Program, designed to build a small cohort of emerging local filmmakers from underrepresented communities. Combining the best parts of mentorship and fellowship, this program aims to strengthen emerging voices in Milwaukee’s film industry pipeline.
  • The Brico Forward Fund, which directly supports filmmakers and their projects 
  • Fiscal Sponsorship, where we provide fiduciary oversight and administrative services for local film projects

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Film fans everywhere are encouraged to mark their calendars and save the dates for the 14th annual Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, which will take place April 21-May 5, 2022.  MFF22 Call For Entries is open to feature and short films with a completed production date after January 1, 2020.