Film Festivals

MicroMania® Film Fest

September 5–25, 2021 | Buffalo, NY & Virtual

MicroMania Film Festival & MicroMania Channel are nonprofit projects created to support independent voices in film by celebrating the skill and artistry of micro-short films (up to 5 minutes long before credits).

Watch Micros

Over 546,000 views since March 2020! Stream over 200 officially selected films in 17 different channels. New additions added regularly.

MicroMania Events

Check out MicroMania Film Festival 2021 events, encore presentations, and other year-round programming featuring officially selected filmmakers and industry professionals.

Submit Films

2021 submissions are closed. Check back in September. Follow us on social media for notifications and other opportunities.

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Buffalo Shorts

Celebrating & Inspiring Short Filmmaking in Western New York

30 films up to 15 minutes in length were submitted in 2020 to be included in the new Buffalo Shorts streaming channel. Films 5 minutes and under also got a chance to qualify and compete in the 2020 MicroMania Film Festival.