One event on April 23, 2022 at 10:00 am
The Electronic Media program in the WVU School of Art & Design hosts the 2022 West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival on Friday, April 22 & Saturday, April 23 in Morgantown, featuring cutting-edge films and animations from across the country and around the world, and by WVU students!
Hosted by the Electronic Media program in the School of Art & Design, the West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival is an international, competitive film screening showing selected works from around the world, along with short films created by WVU students and regional filmmakers. This year the festival will screen over 100 works from 29 countries in a wide range of genres and formats including narrative shorts, documentary, traditional & 3D animation, video art, experimental, comedy and sci/fi. Prizes will be awarded in each of the festival’s competitive categories.
The festival takes place in Morgantown on Friday April 22 in the WVU Creative Arts Center, Bloch Hall Theatre from 7:30 pm – Midnight; Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 am – 7:00 PM in the WVU Mountainlair Gluck Theatre; and Saturday night from 8:00 pm – Midnight at the Morgantown Art Party on Walnut St. Admission is 100% free and open to the public. Please visit the festival website for exact screening times, film selections and locations: www.wvmsff. And tune into our Instagram and Facebook pages for updates.
Established in 2010, The West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival is an international film competition. Its mission is to foster creative and artistic approaches to these genres, to connect West Virginia University students and the surrounding Morgantown community to the world of independent filmmaking and new media art, and to support regional filmmakers and animators. The festival is a non-profit event. Admission to all screenings is free. There are no rules governing content or artist approach. Festival organizers only seek to display well-crafted and compelling works in video, film and animation.
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