Illustrator Jessica Bartram to create 2023 festival artwork

We’re extremely excited to announce that we’ll be working with talented Ottawa illustrator and graphic designer Jessica Bromley Bartram this festival season! Jessica will be creating imagery for our next edition coming July 2023. Her atmospheric and fantastical style is a perfect match for Mirror Mountain Film Festival, and we can’t wait to see whatContinue reading “Illustrator Jessica Bartram to create 2023 festival artwork”


Sponsorship opportunities for 2023 available now

Want to get involved in our next festival? Become a sponsor of Mirror Mountain Film Festival, and your organization can be a part of the action. We’re looking to connect with dynamic, engaging, equity-seeking businesses and non-profits in the Ottawa-Gatineau region, and we’ve got creative ideas for getting your message seen and heard at ourContinue reading “Sponsorship opportunities for 2023 available now”

MMFF receives Ontario Arts Council support

Mirror Mountain Film Festival would like to thank the Ontario Arts Council for awarding us a grant to help us stage our 2023 festival. Their generous assistance will provide us with essential resources for putting on our 6th edition, and will help us present the work of a wide variety of independent film and videoContinue reading “MMFF receives Ontario Arts Council support”

Free submissions for local filmmakers

Calling all Ottawa filmmakers! Mirror Mountain Film Festival welcomes to you submit your drama, comedy, fantasy, horror, sci-fi, documentary, music video and more, absolutely free! We’re looking for homegrown talent for LOCAL HEROES, our showcase of the best short films from the Ottawa area. We’ve been proud to present 80 shorts by Ottawa filmmakers overContinue reading “Free submissions for local filmmakers”

MMFF receives City of Ottawa support

We’re honoured to announce that the City of Ottawa’s Arts Funding program has awarded Mirror Mountain Film Festival a grant to help us put on our 2023 festival. Their generous assistance will give us essential resources for presenting our 6th edition, and help us to support independent film and video artists from the Ottawa regionContinue reading “MMFF receives City of Ottawa support”

Earlybird submissions deadline today

Are you an independent filmmaker with a unique creative voice? Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s earlybird deadline is TODAY! We’re searching for the most groundbreaking, outrageous, personal, innovative and audacious films out there, so if you’ve got an original narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film, interactive media or something different altogether, visit our SubmissionsContinue reading “Earlybird submissions deadline today”

Free submissions for local films

Did you know locally-produced films can be submitted for free? If you made a film that was shot and/or edited anywhere within a 125km radius of downtown Ottawa, you are welcome to submit it to Mirror Mountain Film Festival free of charge! This area includes Gatineau, Maniwaki, Mont Tremblant, Montebello, Hawkesbury, Cornwall, Potsdam, Brockville, Smiths Falls,Continue reading “Free submissions for local films”