Who Are We?

After its proud debut in 2002, the Route 66 International Film Festival continues to bring exciting independent films from around the world to Springfield, Illinois, providing a venue for new filmmakers to show their work, share ideas with other filmmakers, and entertain audiences with films they might never otherwise see. Films shown at this festival have earned notable recognition, including nominations for Academy Awards. The Route 66 International Film Festival is honored to be a member of a worldwide community of creative filmmakers and enthusiastic film viewers.

Independent films from around the world

The Route 66 Film Festival

in Springfield Illinois since 2002

About Us

Siobhan Johnson,

Festival Director

Films shown at this festival have earned notable recognition, including nominations for Academy Awards. The Route 66 International Film Festival is honored to be a member of a worldwide community of creative filmmakers and enthusiastic film viewers.

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