Monthly Archive: October 2017

Poe Film Festival to Host College Short Film Awards!

Film students from major Virginia colleges and universities will compete for top prizes at the College Short Film Awards, hosted by Poe Film Festival at the historic Grace Street Theater on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, 934 West Grace Street, Richmond, on Saturday, November 4, 2017.  Doors open at noon.

Twenty colleges with highly regarded film studies programs throughout the Commonwealth have been invited to compete in the five-hour event, during which their students’ short movies will be shown, discussed and honored at a red carpet awards ceremony.

Tickets may be purchased online for $10 at after October 16.  Seating is limited to 225 ticket holders.  Look for information updates on

More accolades for our talented members!

Our very own Michael Mcleod took part in The Adrenaline Film Project presented by The Virginia Film Festival. After three long days at the 72-Hour Film Project, his group won the Jury Prize at the premiere of the films. Michael works as an actor and contributing writer on their project. More info: Charlottesville Tomorrow


Terry Gau’s screenplay, Pines of Rome just made finalist for the South Carolina Underground Film Festival. Bill Brock’s also has two screenplays  that are finalists at this festival, Life of Bradley (Best Feature) & “I’ll Have Another…” (Best Short).


Congratulations to Brian Weakland. His script, Franz Kafka, Golf Pro is an official selection at the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival. Way to go, Brian!!