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Years running: 9 (since 2010)

West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival

International short film festival.

About

Established in 2010 by the Electronic Media Area of the West Virginia University School of Art and Design, the West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival celebrates exceptional, compelling, and innovative works in film, experimental video and animation. Its primary mission is to help foster creative approaches to these genres and to expose West Virginia University students and the surrounding Morgantown community to the world of independent filmmaking and video art. 

The festival also strives to focus attention on topical issues in contemporary culture and to draw attention to the rich and unique heritage of West Virginia and the surrounding Appalachian region.

Works will be considered for five competitive categories:

  • Documentary Shor,
  • Narrative Short
  • Animation/ Experimental
  • Thematic entry: «Borders»
  • Student (College)
  • Young filmmakers (under 18)

Awards

Modest awards have been established by the festival organizers to recognize work of exceptional accomplishment. They include a $300.00 Best of Festival award, and eight $100 awards in each of the festival categories.

Rules

  • Maximum running time of 10 minutes;
  • Works must have been completed after 1/1/2016;
  • There is a maximum of 2 entries per person.
  • Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Documents

Place

United States
Morgantown, West Virginia

Official website

geraldhabarth.com

Contacts

Address:

1 Fine Arts Drive
Creative Arts Center
Morgantown, West Virginia 26406
United States

Email: wvmsff@gmail.com

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    January 16, 2018
  • Deadline
    March 19, 2018
  • Notifications
    March 30, 2018
  • Event dates
    14 April 2018
Categories & Fees

Documentary Short, Narrative Short, Experimental, Animation films up to 10 minutes.

  • Deadline — $10

Documentary Short, Narrative Short, Experimental, Animation films up to 10 minutes.

  • Deadline — $5

Documentary Short, Narrative Short, Experimental, Animation films up to 10 minutes.

  • Deadline — free
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