A HUGE THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED THE FESTIVAL TODAY. IT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS. FURTHER THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS AND THE PADEN CITY LIBRARY FOR HOSTING AND THEIR HOSPITALITY.
April 9th, 2021
The 1st Annual Ohio River Valley Short Film Festival will be held in historic Paden City, West Virginia on April 9th, 2021 at the Paden City Library, 114 South 4th Street, Paden City, WV 26159.
This is a very special festival produced by multi-award winning film and TV writer Dave Shelton (Everbody Loves Raymond, National Lampoon).
Paden City is a peaceful town set along the Ohio River, about 40 miles south of Wheeling. It is the home to the world renowned Paul Wissmach Glass Company and Marble King, the world's top manufacturer of marbles.
AWARDS CEREMONY will be held immediately after the festival. Festival is not responsible for transportation or lodging to the Festival. Media will be in attendance.
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Winners will be decided in the following categories:
PLAQUES for first place in each category
CERTIFICATES for second and third place
CERTIFICATES for BEST DIRECTOR and CINEMATOGRAPHY
EACH WINNER will receive LAURELS for their IMDB and website
*All awards will be mailed in case winners can't attend festival.
Submissions must be 30 minutes or less and no shorter than 4 minutes (all submissions will be judged by category, not length (eg: under 10 minutes vs. under 30 minutes). Submissions can be in digital form (either mp4 or similar) or non-returnable DVDs of high quality. Accepting submissions shot on video or film or any format as long as presented in mp4 or similar or on DVD. Please include an email, phone number and address when submitting digitally and DVD's.
DVD's can be mailed to...
312 Clay Street, suite 206
Sistersville, West Virginia 26175
attn: Dave Shelton
DVD's not returnable. All rights of copyrights(c), registrations (WGA, PGA, DGA, etc.) remain with filmmaker. Submissions are for festival judging and presentation.
Only winners will be notified. If you haven't received notification of such by notification date, it means you weren't selected. We wish everyone good luck in the competition.
Submission fees are non-refundable.