2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI

Updates

You heard it here first! Check out the latest Capital City Film Festival announcements below.
POSTED: Feb 5, 2024

Fortnight Film Contest 2024

Hey all you filmmakers and storytellers! Our annual Fortnight Film Contest is open for registration. This is your opportunity to put together a short film for a chance at winning one of multiple cash prizes totaling $5000! Make a movie We want to encourage you to create a film that you’re excited about. Whether it’s […]

POSTED: Jan 26, 2024

CCFF24 is April 10-20, 2024

It’s a party! It’s almost festival season – which means we’re back, baby! Save the date and come party with us, watch films, and enjoy live performances at the annual Capital City Film Festival. We can’t wait to show you what we’ve got in store! The Capital City Film Festival is April 10-20, 2024. Our […]

POSTED: Jan 4, 2024

2023 Festival Recap

Last year the Capital City Film Festival brought the old Sears Building back to life and filled it with the Wild and Wonderful. Thank you to everyone that showcased their art, film, and music with us, as well as to all our amazing volunteers and attendees. Cheers to the festival returning in a few months!

POSTED: Sep 7, 2023

Accepting CCFF24 Film Submissions!

Calling all filmmakers and storytellers! We are now accepting film submissions through Film Freeway for our #CCFF24 Festival. The price of submission increases on December 1, 2023. The Capital City Film Festival’s mission is to celebrate artists from around the world by curating outstanding multimedia experiences for our community. Our festival is a 10-day party […]

POSTED: May 3, 2023

CCFF Bangers Presents: The Fifth Element (FREE EVENT)

Let’s keep the bangers rolling! Whether you’ve never seen the movie or are reliving it for the first time in years, feel free to come by the Lansing Public Media Center on May 12, 2023. Doors will open around 7:30pm, and the show starts at 8pm. See you there! (Facebook event here)

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CCFF 2023 Juried Competition Winners

Thank you all for joining us for #CCFF23! We had a blast with you all – screening films from around the globe and celebrating artists and their works here in Lansing. Congratulations to our 2023 juried competition winners! Best Narrative Feature: HUNDREDS OF BEAVERS Best Documentary Feature: JOIN OR DIE Best Short Film: WILD MUSIC

POSTED: Apr 4, 2023

Free Global Art Exhibit in partnership with MSU

Presented by MSU and supported by the Mellon Foundation, CREATIVITY IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: ART FOR EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE represents a variety of voices, perspectives, and experiences during the pandemic. WHERE See the main exhibit at the Frandor Sears Building Other exhibits at the following locations: Impression 5 Science Center Lansing Art Gallery […]

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Free Global Art Exhibit in partnership with MSU

Presented by MSU and supported by the Mellon Foundation, CREATIVITY IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: ART FOR EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE represents a variety of voices, perspectives, and experiences during the pandemic. WHERE See the main exhibit at the Frandor Sears Building Other exhibits at the following locations: Impression 5 Science Center Lansing Art Gallery […]

POSTED: Mar 19, 2023

Red Carpet Premiere Party (FREE!)

What’s a film festival without a red carpet? We’re not sure, but it’s probably something like a Midwestern city without an abandoned Sears… Bust out your party best and join us for CCFF’s Red Carpet Premiere Party as we kick off this year’s festival at our flagship venue, the old Frandor Sears Building! In addition […]

POSTED: Mar 15, 2023

Festival Announcements

We announced some *major* festival details at a press conference on March 9, 2023. You can watch the whole thing here, but here are the highlights: FLAGSHIP VENUE Our main venue this year is none other than… the one, the only, the legendary former Sears building in Frandor! Keep tabs on our social media channels […]