Please consider submitting for the 2022 MOFF.

Film Requirements:

Must be an outdoor film. Films can be from anywhere in the world.
See length-requirements under categories below.
Please use FilmFreeway to submit a 4K or HD (720p minimum) .mov or .mp4 file delivered via vimeo or dropbox or google drive.
You must have legal rights and/or permission to use all music. No exceptions.
Please read and understand all terms and conditions at the bottom of this page before submitting.


Feature (40 minutes or more)
Short Feature (12:00 to 39:59)
Short (0:00 to 11:59)


Best Maine Film
Best Maine Student Film
Best Film From Away
Emerging Filmmaker
Inspiration Award
Conservation Award
Best Feature
Best Short Feature
Best Short


Every award comes with a fancy certificate and a prize from one of our sponsors.


Where your Film Will Be Shown if it is Accepted:

During the 2022 Maine Outdoor Film Festival in Portland, July 28 to August 14, 2022.

It will also potentially be shown during the MOFF Selects Tour which travels the northeast in late summer/early fall, with a schedule of 10 to 12 screenings, and in the Holiday Virtual reprise during the holiday season of 2022.


To Submit



How much to enter?
When is the deadline for each category?

Depends on the category and when you submit.


Feature (40 minutes or more)

Early Bird – February 1, 2022 – Fee 55.00
Regular – April 1, 2022 – Fee 65.00
Late – May 1, 2022 – Fee 75.00

Short Feature (12:00 to 39:59)

Early Bird – February 1, 2022 – Fee 40.00
Regular – April 1, 2022 – Fee 50.00
Late – May 1, 2022 – Fee 60.00

Short (0:00 to 11:59)

Early Bird – February 1, 2022 – Fee 25.00
Regular – April 1, 2022 – Fee 30.00
Late – May 1, 2022 – Fee 35.00

The festival reserves the right to accept films after the deadline.

Notification Date for all categories is approximately May 22, 2022.

Terms you agree to by submitting a film

Term and Conditions: Important, please read closely.

  1. By entering a submission to the Maine Outdoor Film Festival, you agree to all of the terms and conditions stated below and herein.
  2. You are establishing an enforceable agreement with No Umbrella Media, LLC, and therefore are responsible for understanding all these terms and abiding by them. If you do not understand a term, please contact us.
  3. You are giving No Umbrella Media, LLC, its licensees, successors, assigns, and any other parties succeeding or authorized by it (collectively, “No Umbrella”) certain rights with regard to intellectual property that makes up your submission.
  4. With regard to your submission, you agree to give No Umbrella a perpetual, worldwide, nonexclusive license to use, publicly perform, publicly display, copy, distribute, and create derivative works of your submission in connection with the “Maine Outdoor Film Festival” name.
  5. We agree that no screening fees will be paid to the filmmaker. MOFF does reserve the right to pay filmmakers a stipend
  6. We agree that No Umbrella will give all credits that we practicably can, given case-by-case circumstances.
  7. You warrant that all copyrighted material–music, pictures, web content, videos, art, graphic design, etc. (this is not an exhaustive list, rather it is exemplary)—is either owned by you, or that you have express written permission to use any copyrighted material found in your submission. No exceptions.
  8. You agree, that in the event that the previous bullet point turns out to be not true (you have infringed someone else’s copyrights), to indemnify and hold harmless No Umbrella for any claims or threat of claim against the same, and that you will pay for (first), or reimburse (last resort), all costs associated with defending any such claims against No Umbrella for violation of another’s copyright as a result of your submission.
  9. You warrant that you have full consent and permission from all people who appear in any identifiable manner in your submission to use their persona in your submission, their knowing and understanding that their image or likeness may be used commercially.
  10. You agree to hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless No Umbrella from any and all claims, including, without limitation, claims for damages for libel, infringement of rights of publicity, invasion of privacy, portrayal in a false light, or any other claim from any person based on use of your submission.
  11. Any and all disputes arising from your submission shall be first attempted to be resolved by a mediator in Maine, in person or through electronic and phone communication.
  12. The parties agree Maine law applies to this agreement, and that all federal and state courts of Maine shall have subject matter jurisdiction of this agreement.
  13. This is the entire agreement with respect to the parties, and all other communications about this matter are not a part of this agreement.



Contact The Festival:

Moff @ maineoutdoorfilmfestival [dot] com