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  • Opening Night Party!
    Mar 04, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Opening night kickoff party! Meet the Judges and panel that review all submision. Get a preview of the Top pics in each section. Food, Drinks, and Live Entertainment! Come join the fun!
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  • GNV Film Fest - Day 1 - Sat. March 5th
    Mar 05, 2022, 3:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Saturday's Festivities include a showing of all the top films in Student, Immersive, Experimental, and Animation, a food truck rally, and live entertainment!
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  • GNV Film Fest - Day 2 - Sun. March 6th
    Mar 06, 2022, 3:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Sunday's Festivities include a showing of all the top films in Music Video, Shorts, TV Pilots, and Documentary, a food truck rally, and live entertainment!
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 G N V 

FILM

FESTIVAL

FILM

 G N V 

FESTIVAL

To connect, educate, and engage audiences with the creative industry by supporting artists and providing a platform for their work. We champion cultural discovery, foster artistic growth, and advocate for diverse voices in film and media arts.
Film Student

Our 1st annual Film Festival will take place in Gainesville, FL from March 4th-6th. Come watch the top picks in each film category and rub elbows with area talent, listen to industry Leaders give critical feedback on the top films in each category, or just enjoy the food truck rally and live music!

Gainesville Film Festival

Upcoming Events

  • Opening Night Party!
    Mar 04, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Opening night kickoff party! Meet the Judges and panel that review all submision. Get a preview of the Top pics in each section. Food, Drinks, and Live Entertainment! Come join the fun!
    Share
  • GNV Film Fest - Day 1 - Sat. March 5th
    Mar 05, 2022, 3:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Saturday's Festivities include a showing of all the top films in Student, Immersive, Experimental, and Animation, a food truck rally, and live entertainment!
    Share
  • GNV Film Fest - Day 2 - Sun. March 6th
    Mar 06, 2022, 3:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Sunday's Festivities include a showing of all the top films in Music Video, Shorts, TV Pilots, and Documentary, a food truck rally, and live entertainment!
    Share
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FILM CATEGORIES

Documentary

Documentary submissions under 150 mins. in length.

Handheld Camera
Experimenatal

Films that re-evaluate cinematic conventions and are under 90 mins in length. 

Paper Boats in the Clouds
Animation

Animated films under 90 mins in length

Virtual Reality Game
Immersive

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality submissions under 90 mins in length

Yellow Subway Train
Short Film

Films under 30 mins in length. 

TV Screens
TV Pilot

TV Pilot episodes under 60 mins in length.

Music Performance
Music Video

Music Videos under 10 mins in length.

Eating Hamburger
Student

Multiple student categories including: Horror, Comedy, and Drama

Submissions Open: November 1, 2021

Poster Contest!

In an effort to showcase Gainesville to the best of our ability, we decided to open up the Poster Submissions to the public. Do you want to design our 1st Annual GNV Film Fest Poster? Submit your design by October 15th to be considered! Winner receives a cash prize of $150 and the GLORY of being the 1st!

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SPONSORS

Contact us now if your team would like to sponsor the Festival!