Oscar® Shortslists
The 94th Academy Awards® Shortlists includes nine short films from Indy Shorts and 11 feature films from the Heartland Film Festival. Voting for nominations will take place from January 27 through February 1. Below is a list of all the films that made the Shortlists from...
Heartland Film Announces Kim Dollin as Board Chair and Six New Board Members

Vicki Bohlsen, Jennifer Darby, Michael Husain, Yung Nguyen, Ben Shine, and Vernon Williams join Heartland Film Board
"King Richard" Wins Overall Audience Choice Award; 30th Heartland International Film Festival Announces Audience Choice and IFJA Award Winners
"The Rescue" earns Documentary Special Presentation Audience Award and "Mass" wins trifecta of FIPRESCI, IFJA, and Audience Choice honors
30TH HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS AND ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
"All These Sons” and “Americanish” win $20,000 Grand Prizes, “Mass” wins FIPRESCI Award, and “Procession” wins Richard D. Propes Documentary Social Impact Award 
Heartland Film Announces Michael Ault as President in Celebration of the 30th Heartland International Film Festival

Media Contact: Jessica Chapman
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO HONOR ANN DOWD WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT, WOODY NORMAN WITH RISING STAR AWARDS AT 30TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

“Mass” Actress Ann Dowd to receive Pioneering Spirit: Lifetime Achievement Award and “C’mon C’mon” Actor Woody Norman to receive Pioneering Spirit: Rising Star Award 
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST SLATE OF STAR-STUDDED EVENT FILMS FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
“Julia” Opening Night, “The Humans” Centerpiece, “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” Closing Night, “Mass” Showcase Event, “Bergman Island” Spotlight Event, “Jagged" Music Event, and “Flee” World Event titles 
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY, NEW EVENT TITLES INCLUDE ANNIVERSARY GALA ADVANCE SCREENING OF “KING RICHARD” IN ADDITION TO “C’MON C’MON,” “SPENCER,” “THE FRENCH DISPATCH,” “THE POWER OF THE DOG,” “BELFAST,” AND “THE HAND OF GOD”
 30th anniversary edition will showcase 143 films from Oct. 7-17 with in-theater, outdoor, and virtual offerings 
ACADEMY AWARD®-QUALIFYING INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AUDIENCE WINNERS

World Premiere “Homebird” Big Winner with Grand Prize & Audience Choice Awards
Oscar® Nominations
The 94th Academy Awards® Nominations include three short films from Indy Shorts and six feature films from the Heartland Film Festival that received a total of 33 nominations! The 2022 Oscars® will air on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Below is a list of all the films that were...
Oscar® Shortslists
The 94th Academy Awards® Shortlists includes nine short films from Indy Shorts and 11 feature films from the Heartland Film Festival. Voting for nominations will take place from January 27 through February 1. Below is a list of all the films that made the Shortlists from...
Heartland Film Announces Kim Dollin as Board Chair and Six New Board Members

Vicki Bohlsen, Jennifer Darby, Michael Husain, Yung Nguyen, Ben Shine, and Vernon Williams join Heartland Film Board
"King Richard" Wins Overall Audience Choice Award; 30th Heartland International Film Festival Announces Audience Choice and IFJA Award Winners
"The Rescue" earns Documentary Special Presentation Audience Award and "Mass" wins trifecta of FIPRESCI, IFJA, and Audience Choice honors
30TH HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS AND ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS
"All These Sons” and “Americanish” win $20,000 Grand Prizes, “Mass” wins FIPRESCI Award, and “Procession” wins Richard D. Propes Documentary Social Impact Award 
Heartland Film Announces Michael Ault as President in Celebration of the 30th Heartland International Film Festival

Media Contact: Jessica Chapman
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO HONOR ANN DOWD WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT, WOODY NORMAN WITH RISING STAR AWARDS AT 30TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

“Mass” Actress Ann Dowd to receive Pioneering Spirit: Lifetime Achievement Award and “C’mon C’mon” Actor Woody Norman to receive Pioneering Spirit: Rising Star Award 
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST SLATE OF STAR-STUDDED EVENT FILMS FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
“Julia” Opening Night, “The Humans” Centerpiece, “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” Closing Night, “Mass” Showcase Event, “Bergman Island” Spotlight Event, “Jagged" Music Event, and “Flee” World Event titles 
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY, NEW EVENT TITLES INCLUDE ANNIVERSARY GALA ADVANCE SCREENING OF “KING RICHARD” IN ADDITION TO “C’MON C’MON,” “SPENCER,” “THE FRENCH DISPATCH,” “THE POWER OF THE DOG,” “BELFAST,” AND “THE HAND OF GOD”
 30th anniversary edition will showcase 143 films from Oct. 7-17 with in-theater, outdoor, and virtual offerings 
ACADEMY AWARD®-QUALIFYING INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AUDIENCE WINNERS

World Premiere “Homebird” Big Winner with Grand Prize & Audience Choice Awards
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