2015 Virginia Film Festival puts out call for entries

by | Mar 30, 2015

We just got this in our inbox and thought we’d pass it along to our audience – the 2015 Virginia Film Festival is looking for entries and we’d love to see RVA represented.


We just got this in our inbox and thought we’d pass it along to our audience – the 2015 Virginia Film Festival is looking for entries and we’d love to see RVA represented.

The festival, presented by UVA, has grown pretty rapidly, with Jody Kielbasa, Director of the VFF, calling 2014’s event “record breaking.”

“We have increased our commitment to bringing in emerging filmmakers and sharing new voices and talents with our audience,” said Kielbasa. she’s also the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia.

“Our Call for Entries is a great way to cast this net even wider net for our Programmer Wesley Harris and myself to find and present exciting new work,”

The festival happens November 5-8 in Charlottesville, and deadline for submission is July 24th.

Accepted films will be announced September 25.

Check out details on how to submit (and get your fee waved as a Virginia resident) via the VFF website below:

The Virginia Film Festival has announced the launch of its 2015 Call for Entries, inviting filmmakers from around the state, region, and throughout the world to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental works for consideration for the upcoming Festival. The 2015 Virginia Film Festival is scheduled for.

This year filmmakers can make their submissions online at www.virginiafilmfestival.org. Once again, Virginia residents and students at Virginia schools are eligible to have their entry fees waived. The fees for non-Virginia filmmakers submitting by the regular deadline of July 24 will be $35 for features and $15 for shorts. Those submitting by the extended deadline of August 21 may do so for $50 for features and $25 for shorts. The fee for students outside of Virginia to submit a film is $10.

For complete submission guidelines visit www.virginiafilmfestival.org or contact VFF Programmer Wesley Harris at wesleyharris@virginia.edu or 434-243-6830.

The Virginia Film Festival will announce its complete 2015 program on September 29. For more information, visit.

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner




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