Woodstock Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Woodstock Film Festival

SINCE: 2000

WHERE: Woodstock, NY

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Founded in 2000 in the famed artists' colony of Woodstock, NY, the Woodstock Film Festival features an extraordinary line-up of fiercely independent films,, panels, concerts and special event in Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Kingston, Rosendale and Saugerties.

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OLIVER’S DEAL, INCORRUPTIBLE Win Top Awards at 2015 Woodstock Film Festival

OLIVER’S DEAL, INCORRUPTIBLE Win Top Awards at 2015 Woodstock Film Festival

OLIVER’S DEAL, directed by Barney Elliott (pictured above) won the Maverick Award for Best Feature Narrative, and INCORRUPTIBLE, directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi won the Maverick Award for Best Feature Documentary at the 2015 Woodstock Film Festival which ran Wednesday, September 30, through Sunday, October 4, 2015. The Awards Ceremony was held Saturday night, with Academy Award® winning actress Melissa Leo on hand to help celebrate the talent at this year’s festival, including honorary award recipients Atom Egoyan […]

2015 Woodstock Film Festival Official Film Lineup; THE WALK is Centerpiece Film

2015 Woodstock Film Festival Official Film Lineup; THE WALK is Centerpiece Film

The 2015 Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) running September 30 through October 4, is definitely “celebrating its Sweet Sixteen in style” with a stellar lineup of films to be shown in the Hudson Valley towns of Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Rosendale, Saugerties, and Kingston. “As we enter into our sixteenth year, I reflect upon the past years of gradual growth and am thrilled by how the festival has opened itself up into the world while maintaining the core […]

Atom Egoyan’s REMEMBER to Open and Guy Maddin’s THE FORBIDDEN ROOM to Close 2015 Woodstock Film Festival | TRAILERS

Atom Egoyan’s REMEMBER to Open and Guy Maddin’s THE FORBIDDEN ROOM to Close 2015 Woodstock Film Festival | TRAILERS

Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan’s newest film REMEMBER will screen as the Opening Night Film of the 2015 Woodstock Film Festival, and fellow Canadian Guy Maddin’s new feature THE FORBIDDEN ROOM will screen as the Closing Night Film. The Woodstock Film Fest will also honor the filmmakers; ATOM EGOYAN will receive the Honorary Maverick Award and GUY MADDIN will receive the Fiercely Independent Award. REMEMBER, making its US Premiere at WFF, tells the story of Zev […]

2015 Woodstock Film Festival Unveils “NEW” World Cinema Competition + Focus on Dutch Cinema Lineup

2015 Woodstock Film Festival Unveils “NEW” World Cinema Competition + Focus on Dutch Cinema Lineup

The Woodstock Film Festival announced its New for 2015 World Cinema Competition, including a special Focus on Dutch Cinema in partnership with the Netherlands Consulate General in New York. The Woodstock Film Festival has programmed three Dutch narratives to showcase the vast range Dutch cinema has to offer: RENDEZ-VOUS, MEET ME IN VENICE, and SUMMER. All Dutch filmmakers will be in attendance. Sparked by this joint venture with the Netherlands Consulate and the superb selection […]

2015 Woodstock Film Festival Unveils Official Poster by JOY + NOELLE

2015 Woodstock Film Festival Unveils Official Poster by JOY + NOELLE

The 2015 Woodstock Film Festival has unveiled the official poster art by acclaimed animators Joy Buran and Noelle Melody.  Joy Buran and Noelle Melody are not only responsible for animating memorable WFF posters (2010, 2012), but some of their signature work have been Official Woodstock Selections. “Woodstock is one of our favorite festivals, so we were pretty excited to be invited to illustrate the 2015 poster,” said Noelle Melody. “When I visited the Film Center, we […]