Going on their 12th year, the West Chester Film Festival returns for a weekend of short screen films. Throughout the weekend of April 22nd to 24th, both amateur and highly regarded filmmakers’ masterpieces will be shown to the local community.
Filmmakers from around the world submit short films which are then screened and juried by a panel of industry professionals. Winners will be chosen based on content, innovation and technical execution.
The past film festivals have been very successful and this year has an anticipated attendance of 3,000 short film lovers. The 12th festival is focusing on featuring youth and diverse filmmakers. Enjoy an event full of diversity, history, talent and the dedication of a new venue opening in 2017!
Festival Venues are as follows:
Chester County Historical Society- 225 N High Street (Screenings)
Chester County Historic Courthouse Courtroom #1- 2 N High Street (Screenings)
Split Rail Tavern- 15 N Walnut Street (Closing Night Party)
Boxcar Brewpub- 142 E Market St (Family Block & Youth Filmmaker Block)
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant- 3 W Gay Street (Opening Night Party)
Pietro’s Prime- 125 W Market Street (Meet & Greet)
Fenn’s Cafe- 111 N Church Street (Workshops)
Tickets run at $8 per 2-hour block of films, $6 with Senior Citizen or valid Student I.D, $5 with WCFF Membership. Family Film Block & Youth Film Block is $5 for anyone over age 10. The Festival Pass is available for $50, which allows guests into as many film blocks as desired without waiting in the ticket line, a fast pass to film access! Tickets are available at the door of each film or visit here to purchase tickets.