5 Minute Film Fest

5 Minute Film Fest

July 23, 2020 -

MOCA Tucson is now accepting submissions to our 3rd Annual 5 Minute Film Festival. All Arizona residents are invited to submit their video art––clocking in at 5 minutes or under––to this juried, short-form, online festival. The 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners will receive a cash prize thanks to our event partner The UA Hanson FilmTV Institute ($200 for 1st, $100 each for 2nd and 3rd). Online streaming of the 20 selected 5MFF films will begin on July 23.

The 2020 Panel of Jurors:

Peter Catalanotte– Director, Film Tucson

Laura Copelin– Interim Director and Curator, MOCA Tucson

Nika Kaiser– Artist and Adjunct Professor, School of Theatre, Film and Television, University of Arizona

Morah Riedl– Curator of Community Engagement, MOCA Tucson

Gary Setzer– Artist and Associate Professor, School of Art, University of Arizona 

Lisanne Skyler– Filmmaker and Professor, School of Theatre, Film and Television, University of Arizona 

Victoria Westover– Director, UA Hanson FilmTV Institute

Jeff Yanc– Program Director, The Loft Cinema


Now accepting submissions through June 26th

Please enter your information below in order for your film to be considered for the festival. The films must be 5 minutes or shorter, and submitted by an Arizona resident.

Participants must submit films before 11:59 on June 26th