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Call for Entries Now Open
We invite filmmakers from around the world to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental projects.
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Attention High School Students
Calling all rising 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders! Pursue your passion for filmmaking and create an entry for ACTION! High School Director Competition.
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Plan Your Fest
Don't miss your chance to attend the 2015 Festival. Book your hotel room now through one of our discounted room blocks.
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The 28th Annual Virginia Film Festival will be November 5-8, 2015
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The Virginia Film Festival is more than a four day festival of films. We engage the local community through school screenings, interactive workshops, filmmaking competitions, and more. Sign up for our email list to stay up-to-date with what we offer.
Our youth filmmaking competition is open to Virginia-based high school students and offers cash awards to the top films.
Throughout the year, we partner with the region's schools to screen relevant films and host educational panels.
This family-friendly, day-long celebration is full of free film screenings, theater and music performances, and much more fun!
Young Filmmakers Academy
Designed to engage youth in authentic film production, YFA introduces students to the challenge of filmmaking.
Free and open to the public, our workshops offer an exciting and educational window into the film world.
We invite you to become part of the VFF community! Below are just some of the ways that you can join us and share in the excitement of VFF.
The VFF offers for-credit internships to full-time U.V.a Students.
Become part of the Festival's behind-the-scenes community of volunteers.
Submit A Film
Calling all filmmakers! Submission for the 2015 VFF will open in March.
Inspire future generations of storytellers and join our family of supporters today!