The host hotel for the Sioux City International Film Festival is the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center in Sioux City. Located in the heart of the downtown, the Stoney Creek is an upscale comfortable hotel located across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and adjacent to Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que and the Sioux City Art Center.

Click Here to make a room reservation at Stoney Creek

Deadlines for Entering Films

Entry Fees Based on When You Submit. NO Fee Waivers Allowed

November 1, 2016 – Earlybird Deadline; $20 entry fee

December 15, 2016 – Regular Deadline; $25 entry fee

January 5, 2017 – Late Deadline, $30 entry fee

January 20, 2017  – Extended Deadline, $50 entry fee
No films accepted after January 20

February 1, 2017 – Notification Date

A $1,000 prize and trophy will be given to the first place winners of the Wednesday documentary films, the Thursday Short Shorts, the Friday Horror/Sci-Fi films, the Saturday afternoon Best of the Midwest, and the Saturday evening Festival Showcase.


Entries to the Sioux City International Film Festival may be made through or

You will be notified after February 1 if your film has been selected for the festival. At that time, you will need to upload your film in .h264 mp4 format to a web location we give you.