30 Seconds In Winona

UPDATE: 30-Seconds in Winona has been moved to February! It will be paired with short films created by local filmmakers. (More information on local short films) Deadline is December 14th.

FRFF presents ’30-Seconds in Winona’, a mini film festival consisting of 30-second films made by the community and at large.

Winona State University, Winona, MN

Check back for a time of the event.

SUBMIT YOUR FILM! Prizes will be awarded to winning films!

Films should be submitted under one of the following categories…

1) Cinema of the Youth (Open to filmmakers 14 and under to showcase their creative talents. )
• No Entry Fee
2) Reflections
3) Colored Glass
4) Duct Tape Dreams

Submission Details

1. Fill out THIS FORM

2. Put your film in the right format. (If you have questions, we can help!)

Technical format:
.mp4 extension
5 Mbps max
720p or 1080p
30 frames per second preferred
Audio should be stereo

Do not put credits in your film. Judges will vote anonymously on winning films.

3. Submit your film and payment by one of the following methods:

Submission Fee: $10 per entry
(films submitted without payment will not be considered)
No submission fee for Cinema of the Youth

Make sure to include the name of the film on your submission.

Local drop-off
Winona County History Society
160 Johnson St.
Winona, MN

By mail
30 Seconds in Winona
160 Johnson St.
Winona, MN 55987

By e-mail

Subject: Submission – Film Title
If you are e-mailing your film, please mail a check to the above address.


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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the
Minnesota State Arts Board thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.