Popular regional arts event slated for March 22-24, 2019

 

WAVERLY, PA –  The deadline to submit films to the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival has been extended to Nov. 15 and can be made at Without A Box or through the festival website at nepafilmfestival.com.

 

Filmmakers are encouraged to submit all types of film genres for the Festival, slated to run March 22 through 24 at venues throughout Lackawanna County including the Waverly Community House, The Ritz Theater and the University of Scranton’s PNC Theater.

 

Categories for submission include narrative shorts, narrative features, documentary shorts, documentary features, female directors/screenwriters, children’s animation, children’s short and student films. All submissions will be screened prior to public viewing for artistic and technical merit

 

Dedicated to nurturing emerging and independent filmmakers from Northeast Pennsylvania and around the world, the three-day festival correspondingly promotes cultural awareness and appreciation of film as an art form by exposing local audiences to unique and original cinema. Now in its third year, the Festival’s growing reputation is built on a commitment to offer the region access to new and independently produced films by a wide range of emerging and established filmmakers.

 

A variety of workshops and panel discussions will also be offered throughout the weekend, including workshops in screenwriting and editing. For more information and ongoing updates, visit nepafilmfestival.com.

 

ABOUT THE NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA FILM FESTIVAL

 

Established in 2016 by the Waverly Community House, The Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival is supported by the F. Lammot Belin Arts Foundation and its mission to “build community through the arts.” Dedicated to nurturing emerging and independent filmmakers from Northeast Pennsylvania and around the world, the three-day festival correspondingly promotes cultural awareness and appreciation of film as an art form by exposing local audiences to unique and original cinema. For more information or to purchase tickets for events scheduled March 22 through 24, 2019, visit nepafilmfestival.com. Follow Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival on Facebook and Instagram.

 

ABOUT OUR SPONSORS 

 

The third annual Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival is sponsored by The Lackawanna County Council of the Arts, WVIA Public Media, and People’s Security Bank and Trust.