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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

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3126 W. Cary Street
#605
Richmond, VA 23221

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Heather Waters, Founder & Producer

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Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
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Objective

The 8th annual Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is a competitive festival that accepts feature and short screenplays, teleplays, and screens more than 120 international cutting edge film premiers making it one of the Mid-Atlantic's largest international competitive festivals. RIFF provides six days of industry panels, Q&As, industry mixers, live music performances, the FLOW Creative & Pitch Conference, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the Bowtie Criterion/Movieland and the historic Byrd Theatre. In 2011, USA Today called the 1,300-seat theatre, "One of the top 10 places to still see a movie in splendor in the United States."

An inclusive and spirited festival designed to honor cutting edge filmmakers and writers; RIFF welcomes produced films and screenplays of all genres and niches. RIFF also accepts music videos and web series.

With the aim of promoting both established award winning filmmakers & writers and discovering the industry's next up-and-coming talent, the festival works to promote its participating filmmakers, writers, and musicians through various media outlets and production partners.

Additionally, RIFF has an additional platform that highlights unique projects that focus on using film and the arts as a powerful art form for creating awareness and social change.

RIFF brings great talent together, and helps launch careers.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early June 30, 2018 $45 features;$35 shorts
Regular July 31, 2018 $55 features;$45 shorts
Late August 31, 2018 $65 features;$55 shorts
Final September 30, 2018 $75 features;$65 shorts
Extended October 30, 2018 $80 features;$70 shorts 8

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Notification: By February 1, 2019

Rules

Please see website for a list of Rules & Regulations at www.rvafilmfestival.com

Awards

Over $20,000 awarded in cash and prizes, plus industry exposure. Several awards are given in overall main categories for film and screenplays as well as Outstanding Merit Awards, Best Actress/Best Actor, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Music/Score.

Grand Jury Winners (Film) - These are awarded to the overall best film and screenplays. The best feature film and screenplay receives $750 cash each, and the best short film & screenplay receives $500 cash each. Plus, each receives a price package. Best of Awards are also given across mulitple categories along with overall genre winners. All awards are distributed at the annual red carpet awards ceremony.

FESTIVAL EVENTS & ATTENDANCE Screening, networking, educational and industry events to take place at multiple venues across the beautiful city of Richmond. All Official Selection writers and filmmakers receive ll entrants are highly encouraged to attend the festival. Official Selection films and Official Selection writers complimentary VIP full access badges for the week. All other finalists and submitters receive a significant discount to the festival and the FLOW creative conference.

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Contact

3126 W. Cary Street
#605
Richmond, VA 23221

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Heather Waters, Founder & Producer

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 20    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Contact

3126 W. Cary Street
#605
Richmond, VA 23221

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Heather Waters, Founder & Producer

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 20    
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Updated: 12/30/2014

Richmond International Film Festival Announces Official Selections

The Richmond International Film Festival has announced their Official Feature Length and Short Screenplay Selections.

Updated: 01/21/2014

Richmond Fest Announces Finalists

The Richmond International Film Festival has announced their Feature Length and Short Screenplay finalists.

Updated: 01/12/2014

Richmond International Film Festival Announces Screenplay Semifinalists

The Richmond International Film Festival has announced their Feature Length and Short Screenplay Semifinalists.

Updated: 01/06/2014

Richmond International Film Festival (Screenplays & Films)

Contact

3126 W. Cary Street
#605
Richmond, VA 23221

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Heather Waters, Founder & Producer

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 20    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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