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Submissions open
Submissions close: January 30, 2022
Official announcements: March 15, 2020
Festival dates: May 6 - 8, 2022

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What MIHFF is looking for

We're looking for submissions in the following categories. ALL submissions must be made through Film Freeway.

Made in Hawaii Native Hawaiian Feature or Short

A film fitting in any of the categories listed below that follows a native Hawaiian protagonist, explores native Hawaiian culture OR has a native Hawaiian filmmaker in a key creative position (writer, director, producer).
 

Made in Hawaii Narrative Feature

A narrative feature film with at least 50 percent of principal photography shot on the Hawaiian islands. Length: 60+ minutes

Made in Hawaii Narrative Short

A narrative short film with at least 50 percent of principal photography shot on the Hawaiian islands. Length: Less than 60 minutes.

Made in Hawaii Documentary

A short or feature documentary with at least 50 percent of principal photography shot on the Hawaiian islands. Length: any.

Made in Hawaii Music Video

A music video with at least 50 percent of principal photography shot on the Hawaiian islands. Length: any.

Made in Hawaii Series

A narrative TV or web series pilot or stand-alone episode with at least 50 percent of principal photography shot on the Hawaiian islands. Length: under 60 minutes.

Still wondering if your film is a fit for MIHFF? Read our submission FAQs + guidelines.