2018 West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film
Festival is an international, competitive film festival that screens compelling and innovative works in
narrative film, documentary, experimental video and animation.
The festival takes place this year on Saturday, April 14 in the WVU Creative
Arts Center. From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., the festival will screen upwards of 50 independent films and videos from across the country and around
the world, including works from such diverse countries as Germany, Japan,
Turkey, Poland, Iran, Russia, Bulgaria, Italy, Brazil, Slovenia, Canada,
Switzerland and the UK. In addition to showcasing new and exciting works in the
genres of Documentary, Short Narrative, Animation and Experimental Video, this
year’s festival includes a special screening of works that explore the topical
theme of “Borders.” Student works from aspiring filmmakers at the college level
and young filmmakers under 18 will also be screened. Awards will be presented
in each of the festival’s competitive categories.
The festival schedule is: