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Posted on: December 7, 2018

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Call for Submissions! Cabin Fever Film Festival January 25-26, 2019

PURCELLVILLE, Va. December 7, 2018Quiet on the set!  Regional filmmakers are invited to submit films (short and feature-length) and home movies for the Cabin Fever Film Festival sponsored by Franklin Park Visual and Performing Arts Center and Town of Purcellville Arts Council.   The second annual Purcellville Cabin Fever Film Festival kicks off with a slate of films that highlight local tales and talent. The focus this year will be on films, student productions, and vintage home movies all shot by Purcellville area (20132) residents. Break that cabin fever in late-January and enjoy the second year of Purcellville’s only film festival!

Roll sound!  Entries should be no longer than 90 minutes and a minimum of 1 minute.  All films should be in digital format on a flash drive or on a DVD.  Any subject matter is acceptable keeping in mind that the Cabin Fever Film Fest 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) by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 11, 2019.  An application and fees can be completed at the time of film drop off.  All films will be reviewed and filmmakers will be contacted shortly after the submission deadline as to their acceptance and scheduled showing time block.

Show times will be Friday, January 25, 2019 from 7 – 9:00 p.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.  Friday night will also include a reception.


Important dates:

  • Friday, January 11, 2019, 5:00 p.m. -  Deadline for film festival submissions
  • Monday, January 14, 2019 – Film Festival slate announcements
  • Friday and Saturday, January 25 and 26, 2019 – Cabin Fever Film Festival


Filmmakers must complete registration form and submit with film and entry fee.  Cash, checks (payable to County of Loudoun) or credit card. Franklin Park Arts Center is open 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday and weekends by appointment.

Questions should be directed to Elizabeth Bracey, Manager, Franklin Park Arts Center or 540-338-7973 or Liz Jarvis, Chair, Purcellville Arts Council,

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