James River Short Films is a mini-festival devoted to the short. The centerpiece is a juried competition for short films (20 minutes or less) from around the globe that best embody what the James River Film Society and James River Film Festival are all about – the art of film and film as art.
The maximum run time for entries is 20 minutes and the festival is designed to have no regard for traditional categories like fiction, nonfiction, animation or experimental.
The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2017
Those entrants who become finalists for the Awards screening October 20th will be notified by September 25th 2017.
Cash awards totaling $2,000 will be given for first, second, and third places. The Kathryn Stephens Virginia Filmmaker Award will be presented to best film by a Virginia filmmaker. The audience will also vote for the People’s Choice Award.
For more information and to submit, click here.