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Welcome

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The Shepherdstown Film Festival is a community oriented event designed to inspire film makers from around the area to produce film and interact with others in the spirit of film making.

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The competition portion of the festival will consist of teams creating a "short film" within one week. Each production must be between 4-8 minutes and incorporate a prop which will be assigned at the launch party on September 20th 2013. Teams will then have one week to complete their film and submit their final product for judging.

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The first night of the festival every film will be screened and the finalists will be announced to return the second evening for the awards ceremony and final screenings.

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This year there are three universal themes available to choose from. One of these themes must be associated in some way with all entries.

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"PULP"

"Pulp" as in racy cheap paper back magazines, ryne from fruit or as in beaten to a Pulp. Incorporate it into the title of your movie or maybe just a character's name, just so long as it's in there somewhere

1. the soft, juicy, edible part of a fruit.

2. the pith of the stem of a plant.

3. Also called dental pulp. the inner substance of the tooth, containing arteries, veins, and lymphatic and nerve tissue.

4. any soft, moist, slightly cohering mass, as that into which linen, wood, etc., are converted in the making of paper.

5. a magazine or book printed on low-quality paper, containing lurid material.

6. ore pulverized and mixed with water.

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"Patience"

1. The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.

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"Pride"

1. Pride is an inwardly directed emotion that carries two common meanings. With a negative connotation, pride refers to an inflated sense of one's personal status or accomplishments, often used synonymously with hubris.

2. A pride of lions consists of related females and offspring and a small number of adult males.

3. The word pride is used as an antonym for shame. Pride in this sense is an affirmation of ones self and the community as a whole.

Donation

Enter...

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Registration is open. In order to register, just click the link above. Student Film Makers $10 all other Film Makers pay $15. You can also register at the launch party on Septembet 20th @ Bellvue Estate on Shepherd Grade Rd. in Shepherdstown WV. One free ticket is included with each registration.

Calender...

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There will be events and other activities announced between now and the festival. Keep updated and like us on facebook.

Support...

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Sponsors are a big part of making this event happen. If you're interested in becoming a sponsor click the link above and get in touch. Anyone wishing to volunteer at any of our events will receive one free admission to the festival.

Attend...

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Tickets on sale now. Pre-paid tickets $10.

George Shaw quote

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"Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will"