The 8th Montclair Film Festival taking place May 3 to 12, 2019, in Montclair, NJ will feature over 150 films; opening on Friday, May 3, with Tom Harper’s WILD ROSE
Montclair Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Montclair Film Festival
WHERE: Montclair, New Jersey, United States
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Montclair Film Festival entertains film lovers and professionals from across the region and country with ten days of compelling independent films, comedies, documentaries, panels, family events, and work by emerging artists. The festival will provide a platform for talented filmmakers from around the world and give special recognition to New Jersey artists.
‘WHO WE ARE NOW’ ‘THE SENTENCE’ ‘THE GUILTY’ Win 2018 Montclair Film Festival Audience Awards
Montclair Film Festival announced the winners of the festival’s 2018 Audience Awards,
Paul Schrader’s FIRST REFORMED, WE THE ANIMALS Among Winners at 2018 Montclair Film Festival
The seventh annual Montclair Film Festival took place April 26 through May 6, 2018, and on Saturday night, the festival announced the winners
Montclair Film Announces Student Winners of 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition
Montclair Film announced the winners of the 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition (EFC), a program that screens work by students in grades 4-12 from the Tri-State Area and beyond.
Amanda Lipitz’s STEP to Open and Zoe Lister-Jones’ BAND AID to Close 2017 Montclair Film Festival
The 6th Montclair Film Festival, taking place April 28 to May 7, 2017, will open with Amanda Lipitz’s STEP on Friday, April 28 and close with Zoe Lister-Jones’ BAND AID on Saturday, May 6.
2016 Montclair Film Festival Dates + Open For Film Submissions
The 5th Annual Montclair Film Festival taking place April 29 to May 8th, 2016 announced the opening of its annual film submission process.
Lucie Borleteau’s FIDELIO: ALICE’S ODYSSEY Wins Top Award at 2015 Montclair Film Festival
The 2015 Montclair Film Festival (MFF) for the first time announced competition awards, with Lucie Borleteau’s FIDELIO: ALICE’S ODYSSEY (pictured above) taking home the Narrative Feature Jury prize. The narrative competition jury also awarded a special jury prize to Yury Bykov’s THE FOOL for storytelling. The festival inaugurated two awards in honor of the late David Carr and Bruce Sinofsky, both Montclair residents. THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER, directed by Chad Gracia, took home the Bruce Sinofsky Prize in the festival’s Documentary Feature competition. […]
Montclair Film Festival Unveils 2015 Competition Lineups and Main Slate
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the festival’s inaugural competition lineups and main slate selections for the 4th annual Montclair Film Festival, May 1-10 in Montclair, NJ. This year’s festival features over 135 feature and short films, and for the first time will cover ten days, expanding from seven days in its first three years. For the first time, the festival will feature filmmaking awards, competitions and audience awards, all of which will be presented […]
Montclair Film Festival Announces 2015 Conversation Series
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the 2015 Conversation Series, presented by Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content. The Conversation Series takes audiences inside the creative process, featuring immersive discussions with leading voices in film and other creative storytelling mediums. 2015 marks the second year of collaboration between Audible and the MFF, with the organizations partnering to host the Audible Listening Lounge, the festival’s home for […]
2015 Montclair Film Festival Announces Opening, Closing, Centerpiece Films
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the Opening, Closing and Centerpiece selections for the 2015 festival, taking place May 1-10, 2015 in Montclair, NJ. The 4th annual festival will open on May 1st at the historic Wellmont Theater with the East Coast Premiere of Michael Showalter’s award winning Hello, My Name Is Doris, starring Sally Field and Max Greenfield. On May 8th, the festival will screen Jessica Edwards’ Mavis! as its Documentary Centerpiece film. Ms. […]
Montclair Film Festival Reveals 2015 Kidz Shortz Award Winners
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) revealed the competition winners for the third annual “Kidz Shortz” filmmaking competition, including a returning sponsor and dates for the official premiere of the winning films at the festival. “We were proud of all the students who sent us films and thrilled to have received so many wonderful film submissions.“ said MFF Kidz Shortz Coordinator Michelle Anderson. “We can’t wait to share the work of our finalists with our audiences.” American Express […]
Montclair Film Festival Gets Education Director
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) in Montclair, NJ announced the appointment of Sue Hollenberg as Education Director of MFF. This newly created position will serve to launch and manage the MFF’s year-round film and media education initiatives and community partnerships.