Virginia has long held its reign as a historical place to seek adventure. Now, we are branching out into the visual art of filmmaking, which is long overdue in this captivating city. The Bedford Film Festival will promote local student filmmaking as well as diversity and disability inclusion. We live with real-world challenges and want to celebrate that life in the real world.

Writers Duet Scriptwriting lifetime program
Final Draft Scriptwriting program
Movie Magic Budget and Scheduling
Cash Prizes

This festival is a competition in which artists submit their films to be judged by their peer and professionals for which prizes are awarded for winners.
The judge's selections are final.
There are no refunds of entry fees should you not win.
Winners may attend the festival for the showing of their films and receipt of awards, however, travel and accommodations are at the sole expense of the winner.
Winners will receive two free tickets for the award ceremony to include dinner.
Runner-Up and Participants may purchase award ceremony tickets at a discount.
Students must include a copy of their student ID to have the entry fee waived.
A single short or film may enter only one category.
You may submit more than one short or film into separate categories.
Entries must be submitted by the deadline.
Films may be in Black and White or Color
Film submitted through our website must include the password if password protected, or the entry will not be included for competition.
There are no refunds should you submit a film that we are unable to access.
Films may be submitted through FilmFreeway or through our website.
Films submit through our website must be accessible through a link, i.e. YouTube, etc.