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Duluth, Minnesota - September 26-28, 2022

We are joining forces with Catalyst Stories and Duluth Superior Film Festival to create a week-long independent television, short form series, and film experience in Duluth!

The Minnesota WebFest component of the week will follow the Duluth Superior Film Festival and run Monday through Wednesday, feeding into Catalyst Stores which runs from Wednesday through Sunday:

  • Friday Sept 23 - Sunday Sept 25: Duluth Superior Film Festival
  • Monday Sept 26 - Wednesday Sept 28: Minnesota WebFest
  • Wednesday Sept 28 - Sunday Oct 2: Catalyst Stories

Submissions are now closed for 2022 and we will be announcing Official Selections in July.

Check back here for more information on our 2022 program as the details evolve.

Duluth International Airport is generally a single hop away from most locations thanks to its proximity to both Minneapolis and Chicago. Delta provides regular connections through Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP), with United providing connections via Chicago O'Hare (ORD). Alternatively, you could elect to fly into Minneapolis/St. Paul and drive through the fall colors up to Duluth. The drive is 2 1/2 hours through some gorgeous fall scenery.

Getting Around

For the event itself, there is no need for a car. All venues will be just off Superior St. in Duluth and easily walkable. Tourist attractions such as Lake Superior and Canal Park are both within walking distance. If you have the endurance, a bike trail goes up from Duluth along the full North Shore of Lake Superior.

What to See and Do

The full week in Duluth is designed to separately highlight short-form episodic content, independent television, and film. Minnesota WebFest represents the short-form episodic component and hopefully you are here to see some great web series and interact with other content creators and influencers in the industry.

But if you'd like to get out and about the North Shore, here are some things to do:

  • Take a bike ride up the North Shore
  • Canal Park
  • Lake Superior Harbor Cruise
  • Visit the Split Rock Lighthouse
  • Camp out at a place like Gooseberry Falls

If you spend a day or two in the Twin Cities, there is also:

  • Paisley Park
  • The Mall of America, the largest mall in the United States
  • Nickelodeon Universe, an amusement park inside the Mall of America
  • The Walker Art Center
  • Minneapolis Sculpture Garden with the big ass spoon (next to Walker Art Center)
  • Strolling the Lakes (Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet)
  • Minnehaha Park
  • And the legendary First Avenue
  • Minnesota United FC at Allianz Field
  • The Minnesota Twins at Target Field
  • The Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium

Official Selections

Nominations

Award Winners