21st Feb2024

MidWest WeirdFest announces full 2024 program

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest has announced its full program for 2024. The 8th annual film festival – a cinematic celebration of of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird – takes place March 1st – 3rd 2024 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The fest’s fantastic line-up of horror, sci-fi, underground, paranormal, […]

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20th Feb2023

MidWest WeirdFest announce the full program for 2023

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest have announced the full program for 2023. The 7th annual film festival – a cinematic celebration of of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird – takes place March 3rd – 5th, 2025 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Among the fest’s fantastic line-up of horror, sci-fi, underground […]

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18th Jan2023

First films announced for this year’s MidWest WeirdFest

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest has announced its first programming wave for 2023 today. The cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird, is now in its 7th year. The festival takes place March 3-5, 2023 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Says MidWest WeirdFest founder and programming director Dean Bertram: […]

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17th Feb2022

MidWest WeirdFest announces its full program for 2022

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest has announced its full program for 2022. The 6th annual film festival – a cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird – takes place March 4th – 6th 2022 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Among the fest’s fantastic line-up of horror, sci-fi, underground and […]

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03rd Feb2021

Midwest Weirdfest to screen lost found-footage film!

by Phil Wheat

A found footage feature film, thought lost for over 20 years, is finally seeing the light of the projector booth at its world premiere this March. Kerry Prior, acclaimed Hollywood special effects artist and the visionary director of the cult horror hit The Revenant, lensed the found footage film The Blare Rabbit Project in 1999. […]

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26th Jan2021

First 7 films announced for MidWest WierdFest 2021

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest announces its first programming wave for 2021. The cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird –  now in its 5th year – takes place March 5th-7th 2021 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Says festival founder and director Dean Bertram: The world has never seemed […]

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17th Jan2019

MidWest WeirdFest announce first wave of films for 2019 fest

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest have announced its first programming wave for their third annual festival – a cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird – which takes place March 8-10th 2019 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Says festival founder and programming director Dean Bertram: This year’s fest line-up […]

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17th Apr2018

MidWest WeirdFest opens entries for 2019 fest

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest, the cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, underground and just plain weird has announced a call for entries today, for the third annual film festival – which will return to the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, from March 8-10, 2019. Says Peter Marcy (pictured above), the director of the horror […]

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30th Jan2018

First 7 films announced for the 2108 MidWest WeirdFest

by Phil Wheat

The organisers of the MidWest WeirdFest have revealed the first 7 films for their 2018 event. The second annual festival – a cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird – takes place March 9-11, 2018 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Says fest founder and veteran programmer […]

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27th Jul2017

Dates announced for 2018’s MidWest WeirdFest

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest, a cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird, has announced its 2nd annual festival dates today. The festival will be returning to the Micon Cinema in Downtown Eau Claire from March 9th – 11th 2018. Says festival director Dean Bertram: We can’t wait to bring a new showcase […]

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09th Mar2017

MidWest WeirdFest 2017 – Winning films announced

by Phil Wheat

The inaugural MidWest WeirdFest wrapped this past Sunday, at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The festival provided enthusiastic audiences a cinematic smorgasbord of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird. Today, MidWest WeirdFest announces the winning films of the inaugural event. From the press release: “It was an honor just […]

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14th Feb2017

‘MidWest WeirdFest’ announces its full 2017 line-up

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest has today announced its full 2017 program. The inaugural film festival – a cinematic celebration of of all things fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird – will take place March 3-5, 2017 at the Micon Cinemas Downtown in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Says festival founder and director Dean Bertram: MidWest WeirdFest’s programmers have […]

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19th Dec2016

New Midwestern film festival celebrates weird cinema

by Phil Wheat

Dr. Dean Bertram, the founder and director of Australia’s two leading genre film festivals: A Night of Horror International Film Festival and Fantastic Planet, Sydney Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival is expanding his reach to the US with the announcement of the founding of a new film festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin… the MidWest WeirdFest. The […]

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