New for 2018! ReadingFilmFEST presents the FiveMinuteFilmFEST for local High School students and 2018 High School Graduates. This competition is geared toward local students who are encouraged to submit an original film/video project no more than 5 minutes in length. All genres will be accepted, including original narrative/fiction, documentary/non-fiction and music videos. Submissions will be […]
New Faces at ReadingFIlmFEST! ReadingFilmFEST is thrilled to have Cammie Harris join us this year as our Operations Manager. We met Cammie last year after the WCR Center for the arts hosted the festival (Cammie is also their part-time director). Cammie loved the energy of the FEST and we loved hers! Cammie’s administrative acumen and […]
Parties! Some festivals call it “networking”, but we’ve dropped the euphemism to call it what it is… a good time! Hang out with your favorite filmmakers and checkout some of our favorite places to see and be seen! Many thanks to our reception venues and sponsors! Welcome our filmmakers as they arrive at the Crowne […]
Awards Reception Celebrate the accomplishments of our many filmmakers while enjoying entertainment by Chris Heslop and friends. Free to pass holders. Event tickets available online or at the door. Event Info Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 5:30pmVenue: WCR Center for the ArtsAddress: 140 N 5th St, Reading
Opening Night Gala Meet the filmmakers, schmooze with your friends, walk the red carpet, pose for the paparazzi and enjoy entertainment by the Reading Divas. Angie Ezell and Sue Lange will be singing two sets of jazz standards, blues numbers, and obscure film songs. Backing the Divas will be Lars Potteiger (keys), Matt Cullen (Drums), […]
ReadingFilmFEST celebrates the effort, sacrifice and creativity of the filmmaker. We understand what it takes to complete a film. Our goal is to nurture, support and educate filmmakers.
ReadingFilmFEST is now accepting submissions for both professional and student films via FilmFreeway. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of our festival. Regular deadline is July 15th! (don’t worry, we understand if you need more time…late deadline is August 1st.) Categories include: Narrative Feature Documentary Film Short Film Made in Reading Latino Film […]
Melissa Varone will serve as FEST Manager, managing the day to day operations of the festival. With 20 years of marketing, communications, and public relations experience, Melissa offers marketing strategy and event planning consulting services for businesses and non-profits in our community. “Having a primary focus in supporting the business community over the past 15 […]
THIS IS READING, a dynamic site-specific multimedia installation blending live performance and visual media, will occupy the historic Franklin Street Railroad Station in Downtown Reading, re-animating the long vacant building. Using as it’s foundation the challenges, and triumphs of people living in and around Reading, PA, THIS IS READING will weave their individual stories into one […]
Nearly 50 College and High School students from around the region and around the world presented their short films to ReadingFilmFEST’s StudentFEST. Winners will be announced and screened in each of 4 categories for both High School and College students: Narrative Documentary Music Video Animation Stop in to see tomorrow’s filmmakers today!