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FiveMinuteFilmFEST Now Open!

FiveMinuteFilmFEST Now Open!

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!

New Faces at ReadingFilmFEST!

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, Parties and more Parties!

Parties, Parties and more Parties!

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 […]

Submit Your Film Now!

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 joins ReadingFilmFEST team!

Melissa Varone joins ReadingFilmFEST team!

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 opens July 14th!

THIS IS READING opens July 14th!

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 […]

StudentFEST Winners!

StudentFEST Winners!

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!

ReadingFilmFEST Trailer!

ReadingFilmFEST Trailer!

ReadingFilmFest_Trailer_2016 from Tracy Schott on Vimeo. Click here to view the trailer! ReadingFilmFEST’s promo trailer is scheduled to hit the theaters this weekend. However, you all got a preview here! This was a really fun project for our filmmaking team. Big thanks to the entire cast and crew: CREW: Executive Producer – Santo D. Marabella […]

Our Vision for RFF

Our Vision for RFF

We are totally excited about the vision of ReadingFilmFEST! It will bring together both seasoned and emerging filmmakers with submissions in all genres, and provide opportunities to share ideas and experiences. From storyboard and budgeting, script to shooting, and edit to marketing, we are excited to celebrate the art of film with creators and film lovers […]

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