Awards and publication by Black Mountain Press. Up to 120 selected films will be awarded in the different categories. Most selected film awards will be shown during the festival opening dates but others are shown throughout the year at the Courtyard Gallery as part of their ongoing World Cinema Series.

The festival will be hosted and shown at the Courtyard Gallery at the Flood Fine Arts Center in Asheville, North Carolina.

Awards are made in the genres of short film, animated film, documentary film, feature film and scriptwriting


Film & Video Division

All lengths and formats are eligible.
A DVD is acceptable for entries.

If your work is accepted for screening, an acceptable format must be provided by the Festival Dates.

Works must have been completed in the last year.

All entries must be original.