• The 15th Indy Film Fest

    2018 Festival: April 26 - May 6

    As our fond memories of our 2017 Summer Fling start to fade, we're devoting ourselves entirely to our upcoming 2018 Spring Romance. That's right, for our 15th year we're moving the Indy Film Fest back to April!

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    2018 Festival:  April 26 - May 6
  • Indy Film Fest Cereal Cinema and Newfields Present

    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    Parents and kids are invited to experience Cereal Cinema, a unique family-friendly event created by Indy Film Fest, Cereal Cinema features the two things that every family needs on a Saturday morning—a fun-for-all-ages classic movie and a cereal bar! The $6 ticket includes film admission and a bowl of cereal. Coffee for tired parents is available for $1.

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    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Indy Film Fest & Lodge Design Present

    Bigger Picture Show - 90s Edition!

    For almost a decade now, BIGGER PICTURE SHOW has brought together some of the best darn designers on the planet to imagine movie posters in a whole new way. Put down your Tamagotchi, pause that Titanic VHS and take a chill pill —we’re throwing it back to simpler times. Lodge Design, along with our friends at Indy Film Fest, are hyped to invite you to BIGGER PICTURE SHOW 90s. Join us at CIRCLE CITY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX on FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018 to catch the big throwdown. It’s sure to be crackalackin’, with a dope crew of peeps, beer and wine, and some phat food trucks. All posters will be auctioned off at the event. Proceeds go to benefit the Indy Film Fest and its mission to provide a shared experience around film.

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    Bigger Picture Show - 90s Edition!

We’re kicking off our 2018 programming with LIVING ON SOUL January 30th at the White Rabbit Cabaret.

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Submissions are Open for 2018!

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Kris Rogers

Kris Rogers

Director of Marketing / Indiana State University

"Indy Film Fest and Indiana State University share a mission to further the aesthetic and cultural atmosphere of our respective communities. We are proud to be partners in the pursuit of community engagement and creative enrichment."

Clay Robinson

Clay Robinson

Co-Founder & Owner / Sun King Brewing

"We are extremely proud of our continued partnership with the Indy Film Fest. Every year they bring an amazing line up of movies and fans get the opportunity to enjoy our Fresh•Local•Beer during the show. It’s a great way to support independent cinema and share our craft with a wider audience!”

Mandy Selke and Carly Swift

Mandy Selke and Carly Swift

Co-Founders & Owners / Just Pop In!

"We are so proud that our city hosts an International Film Fest right here in Indianapolis. Indy Film Fest is one of our most adored partners. They are passionate, whole-hearted and immersed in engagement! They share a like-minded culture that we feel an extraordinarily powerful connection to. The Indy Film Fest enriches the people and our hearts to the highest!"

2017 Highlights

Our Sizzle Reel


Looking Forward to our 2018 Summer Romance