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Local filmmakers are invited to submit films for the seventh annual Cabin Fever Film Festival co-hosted by the Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center and the Town of Purcellville Arts Council. This festival, which will be held January 26 and 27, 2024, highlights films made by Loudoun County residents. This year, festival organizers are adding a screening for youth films which will be held Friday, January 26 beginning at 4:30 p.m. The main festival will start the same evening at 7:00 p.m. and continue Saturday at 10:00 a.m. The full schedule will be posted online on January 16, 2024. Break that cabin fever in late-January and enjoy the seventh year of Purcellville’s only film festival!
The theme for this year’s festival is “Connections.” Winners in the categories of Best in Theme, Festival Favorite, and Most Likely to Break Cabin Fever will each receive $500 and a trophy hand-crafted by a local artist. Those who participate in the youth screening will be recognized for their submissions.
Entries should be a minimum of 1 minute, and no longer than 60 minutes long. All films should be in digital (mp4) format on a flash drive or on a DVD. Any subject matter is acceptable keeping in mind that the Cabin Fever Film Festival is a family-friendly event. Films can include live action, stop motion, animation, etc. Entry fee is $10 for first film entry, $5 for each additional film entry. Films should be dropped off to Franklin Park Arts Center (36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville, VA 20132) between Friday, December 1, 2023 and Friday, January 5, 2024, Monday – Friday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. An application can be completed and fees paid at the time of film drop off. The application is available online at www.franklinparkartscenter.org.
Important festival dates:
• December 1, 2023 – January 5, 2024: submissions accepted
• January 16, 2024: announce the slate of films
• January 26 and 27, 2024: festival