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 […]

ReadingFilm wants to hear from filmmakers. What are the challenges of creating your art? How are you working around these? How can we help? Join ReadingFilm Commissioner Santo D. Marabella for an informal discussion about the state of independent filmmaking. Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00 am Venue: The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]