The MY HERO International Film Festival


  • March 1 $25.00
  • June 1 $30.00
  • August 1 $35.00
  • September 1 $40.00

Acceptable film formats

Public link on Vimeo is preferred. H264, MP4 format. Hi-res (720p or higher)

Submissions are closed for 2022

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Learn about all of our contests here:

MY HERO Contests

Learn about our Special Awards here:

Special Awards!!

If you have any questions, please contact: [email protected]

Students submit for free! Email for code: [email protected]

Format guidelines for non-festival film submissions

  • A link to the video in Vimeo is the preferred method of submission.
  • A link to the video in Youtube, Facebook, and school websites are acceptable.
  • File upload format: .mp4 & .mov.
  • If your film is playable only through a web-based program we can not assure that we will be able the process the submission.

Another option is to email a link to your film or link to a film you want to nominate to: [email protected]


Media Arts Resources

We have developed FREE resources online to help you with creating a hero film. Take advantage of the numerous tutorials and lesson plans covering all aspects of producing a short film about heroism.

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