Steep & Brew Audience Awards
Steep & Brew Coffee has sponsored the Wisconsin Film Festival's Audience Award Winners since 2005. Steep & Brew Audience Award Winners are the audience-chosen winners of the documentary, retrospective and narrative film categories that are longer than 60 minutes. The Wisconsin Film Festival is grateful for their support.
Wisconsin's Own Golden Badger Awards
Filmmakers from Wisconsin make their mark in Hollywood and around the globe. The Wisconsin Film festival is proud to showcase work from some of Wisconsin's most accomplished filmmakers, University of Wisconsin Alumni and emerging Wisconsin filmmakers.
Wisconsin's Own is a juried competition for the Golden Badger Awards. Wisconsin Film Festival is grateful for support from The Great Dane, proud sponsor of Wisconsin's Own!
For filmmakers with "Wisconsin ties," this is defined as either:
- The film was shot primarily or significantly (at least one-third) on location in Wisconsin.
- One or more of the film's principle creative personnel - director, producer, screenwriter, cinematogrpher, lead actor, etc. - must be one of the following: a) Wisconsin native b) former Wisconsin resident for one or more years c) current Wisconsin resident or d) alumnus or currently enrolled in a Wisconsin college or university.