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West Virginia FILMmakers Fetival opens up submissions worldwide

July 25, 2013

SUTTON, W.Va. - — The West Virginia FILMmakers Festival has announced it is opening submissions for films worldwide.

 The festival will be Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Oct. 6 in Sutton’s Elk Theatre.

Festival Director  Caitlin Renée Campbell said festival offiicals have a special interest in films shot in West Virginia, about West Virginia and made by West Virginians. This West Virginia focus was reflected in the first 13 years of the festival.

 In its 14th year, the festival is reaching out to include films and filmmakers worldwide. 

Categories in the festival competition include: narrative, documentary, shorts, experimental/animation/music video and student, with prizes awarded in these categories.  

This year a West Virginia Filmmaker of the Year will be selected.

The deadline for submission of entries is Thursday, Aug. 15.

For more information, go to https://sites.google.com/site/wvfilmmakersfest/home, or email information@wvfilmmakersfestival.org. The festival’s mailing address is: P.O. Box 382, Sutton, WV 26601.

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