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Posted on: November 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Call for Submissions! Cabin Fever Film Fest Jan. 24-25, 2020

PURCELLVILLE, Va. November 12, 2019Quiet on the set! Regional filmmakers are invited to submit films (short and feature-length) and home movies for the Cabin Fever Film Festival co-sponsored by the Franklin Park Visual and Performing Arts Center and the Town of Purcellville Arts Council. The third 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 third 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. The entry fee is $10 for the first film entry and $5 for each additional film entry. Films should be dropped off at the Franklin Park Arts Center (36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville, VA 20132) anytime between Monday, December 2 and by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 2019. The application and fees can be completed at the time of film drop off. A copy of the application can be found at with a link on the home page. 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 24, 2020 from 7 – 9:00 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 2:00 p.m., depending on the number and length of entries. Friday night will also include a reception. The full schedule will be posted online at the beginning of January 2020.


Important dates:

December 2 until December 13, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. - Film festival submissions accepted

Friday, December 20, 2019 – Film festival slate announcements

Monday, January 6, 2020 – Film schedule posted online

Friday and Saturday, January 24 and 25, 2020 – Cabin Fever Film Festival




Filmmakers must complete registration form and submit with the film and entry fee. Cash, checks (payable to County of Loudoun), or credit card are accepted. Franklin Park Arts Center is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 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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