The Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival is a celebration that aims to captivate both filmmakers and cinephiles alike. This annual event proudly showcases the very top submissions from the talented artists of the Greater Lehigh Valley through screenings held at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas. More than just honoring filmmakers, this festival is a gathering where film enthusiasts and creators can immerse themselves in the mesmerizing world of movies. It's an event dedicated to celebrating the magic of cinema together!

The festival will conclude with an awards ceremony, where outstanding accomplishments in various categories such as Best Narrative, Director, and Performance will be acknowledged. One winner will receive the Best in Show Award, accompanied by a $500 cash prize and one-year film pass to the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas. The winners will be determined by a panel of jury members comprising both committee members and respected regional film professionals.

-Filmmakers interested in submitting must either reside in or attend school in the Greater Lehigh Valley, Eastern Pennsylvania, or Central/Western New Jersey.
-All films must have a runtime of 30 minutes or less.
-Filmmakers are required to have legal licenses for any copyrighted music in the film. The GLVFF retains the right to ask for proof of licensing from the filmmakers.
-Must have been filmed after Jan. 1, 2021.