VAiFF 2017-2018

Are You ReadyTo Begin?

 

IT’S YOUR TURN!

Click video below to see the rules…

 

What Are The Categories ?

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Various Artists SPRING 2018 Film Festival (Q3)

March 3rd – May 10th, 2018

EARLY BIRD: March 3rd, 2018 – 9th, 2018    REGULAR SUBMISSIONS: March 10th, 2018 – March 30th, 2018   LATE SUBMISSIONS: March 31st – April 13th, 2018  / Voting Window: April 18th, 2018 – May 8th, 2018 / Winning Nominees announced May 10th, 2018!
One winner from each of the nine categories will secure their spot as Nominee #3 in and will compete at the 2018 grand finale and festival.

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What Are The Submission Fees?

Early Bird: $40.00 (USD) Regular: $60.00 (USD) Late: $75.00 (USD)

VAiFF listens to you. Feedback from last years festival and competition has lead us to announce the SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM. If you are a filmmaker that can not pay the entry fee, you can get a family member or business to sponsor your entry fee on your behalf.


JUDGES FOR 2017-2018 FESTIVAL

 

CHRIS WALAS

Academy Award Winner Best Make Up Effects

‘The Fly’ 1985

 

ERIC WHITE

Emmy Award Nominee

‘The Voice’

 

CYNDA WILLIAMS

 Actress

‘Mo’ Better Blues’ (1990)

‘A Chance in The World’ (2017)

MARK VADIK

 Writer, Producer, Director

‘Cyrus Mind of a Serial killer’ (2010)

‘A Chance in The World’ (2017)

KEVIN VANHOOK

 Artists, Writer, VFX Producer, Director

‘Bloodshot’ (2019) ‘Superman and Batman vs. Vampires and Werewolves’ (2008)

‘Rizzoli & Isles’ (2015) ‘Law & Order’ / ‘Law & Order SVU (2010)

(additional judges will be announced over the coming months.)

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 Let’s take a look at LAST YEARS WINNERS…

 

‘ADDICTED’

Michael Scarnati (Writer, Director)

Michael Scarnati, Sebastian Montjuich (Producers)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

‘UNSEEN THEATER’

Dora Petrova (Writer, Director)

Dora Petrova (Producer)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

‘A QUINT-MAS CAROL’

Justin Burquist (Director)

Mark Atkinson (Writer, Producer)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

‘LAZY CIRCLES’

Marcus Ross (Writer, Producer, Director)

Lucas Ross (Key Cast)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

IAMEVE ‘STARMAN’

Thor Freudenthal (Director)

Tiff Randol (Writer, Producer) Jason Benesh (Producer)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

‘THE LAST LETTER’

Jassel Gonzalez (Director)

Sara Morbidi & Jassel Gonzalez (Writer), Lia Ross (Producers)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

‘SEPTEMBER SKETCHBOOK’

Ronnie Cramer (Writer, Producer, Director)

Ronnie Cramer (Animator)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

‘DAUGHTER OF THE LAKE’

Ozlem Altingoz (Writer, Director)

Ozlem Altingoz (Producer)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

 

 

‘TRICKSHOP’

Brenda Jallits (Director)

Kit Wilson (Writer, Producer)

VAiFF Season One: Winner Announcement

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How do I submit for this current season?

 

and starting late Oct.2017…

 

Become a Sponsor:

Please email info@variousartists.tv to inquire about different sponsorship levels and how your company can benefit from becoming a sponsor.

Donate:

We invite you to join our supporters by making a donation to support VAiFF and in helping to not only make the festival possible but also supporting filmmakers in their creativity and careers.

Volunteer:

Become a Volunteer and learn how a film festival comes to life. You’ll get the chance to interact with audiences and a very diverse and talented group of filmmakers, along with film industry executives. Please email info@variousartists.tv for volunteering opportunities.

Internships:

VAiFF is offering internships for class credit. We have had previous interns from DePaul University and Columbia College, to name a few. Please email info@variousartists.tv with your resume and cover letter stating why you’d love to be a part of VAiFF.

For general questions, please email : info@variousartists.tv
For any questions related to film submissions, please email our programming department : programming@variousartists.tv