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February 25, 2015


(Milwaukee) The Milwaukee Independent Film Society (MIFS) is proud to announce a new component to our signature event, The Milwaukee Short Film Festival (MSFF).


Voices Heard! A Local Multicultural Filmmaker Showcase is a program that MSFF will co-ordinate with local f...

January 26, 2015

From The Milwaukee Independenent Film Society:


Every year our society puts on our signature event, the Milwaukee Short Film Festival, a festival that started way back in 1994, and has since gained world wide recogition from the International filmmaking communities...

October 29, 2014

Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, Jared is pleased to call Milwaukee home again. He has participated in the Milwaukee 48 Hour Film Project in 2008, 2009, and 2010 as a producer and director with his team Ideogram Films. In 2010 Ideogram Films took home 9 awards includi...

September 21, 2014


Eric Gerber has been a friend to the Society since our 2003 festival when we screened his student work. Now he brings his unique vision to a new feature film, Pester.


Synopsis: A family of pest control workers struggling to keep their American dream alive.


The film wa...

September 19, 2014

Since 2009 with "New Day; by Jason Williams and R. Michael Gull the Milwaukee Independent Film Society has also used some of our open spots to help give local filmmakers a chance to premiere their feature film. Previous feature presentations include: "Port of Call"...

May 22, 2014

For Julia, it was just another recon job. Then Venus, her long dead partner, walked out of the ocean. No turning back now.



All the photography is done and the visual story edit is complete.



Finance the sound finishing of Venus Rising from the...

May 17, 2014

Through the past few years local filmmakers have often asked me which platform is the best, Kickstarter or Indie Go Go. I do have my preferred choice and its Indie Go Go.


I've been apart of four campaigns there and all but the first one had been successful. If you don'...

February 27, 2014

The Milwaukee Independent Film Society (MIFS) established the Pace-setter Award six years ago to bestow upon persons that are dedicated to advancing filmmaking in Wisconsin.


Jon Kline is a director, cinematographer, and photographer, raised in the Midwest. His years of...

October 31, 2013

What a great year, so many fantastic films. We thank our filmmakers, our supporters and those who came out.



Time 2 Split by Fabrice Bracq



Mason Jelly Jar by Van Campbell III


2nd Place/Honorary Mention:

Night in a Hotel by Daniel Kontur



September 16, 2013

The Milwaukee Independent Film Society (MIFS) established the Pace-setter Award five years ago to bestow upon persons that are dedicated to advancing filmmaking in Wisconsin. This being an anniversary year, The Milwaukee Independent Film Society has chosen to honor bot...

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