Asheville Film Festival
The Asheville film festival has been around for four years. It takes place in early November. The film festival lasts for four days, with a closing awards ceremony and celebration. The Asheville Film Festival has also hosted The 48 Hour Film Festival in the last few years. Guests include many Hollywood actors and producers. This film festival screens a large amount of feature films and documentaries.
Carolina Film and Video Festival
The Carolina Film and Video Festival is held at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. The program includes many short and feature length films from around the world. These films include documentaries, animated, narrative and experimental films. The festival has also implemented a “North Carolina showcase”, to show a commitment to Local Filmmakers. The Carolina Film and Video Festival takes place in February.
Cucalorus Film Festival
The Cucalorus Film Festival draws thousands of visitors from around the world. The filmmakers who attend are from many countries including Israel, Scotland and Canada. There are many controversial, alternative and diverse selections that can be seen at The Cucalorus Film Festival. This event screens numerous short films in its program. The film festival began in the fall of 2004.
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival began in 1998. It is recognized as premier documentary film festival in the United States by The New York Times. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival screens more than 100 films from around the world. This event also hosts panel discussions and seminars. It takes place in Februrary and lasts for four days.
RiverRun International Film Festival
Winston Salem NC
The RiverRun International Film Festival is held in April. It is presented by The North Carolina School of the Arts and Filmmaking. The festival screens short and feature length films from around the word including foreign-language films. More than 11,000 people have attended the event in 2006. The RiverRun International Film Festival also hosts parties for visiting filmmakers and celebrities.
Twin Rivers Media Festival
The Twin Rivers Media Festival takes place in both April and during the early Fall season. This event celebrates various forms of media work including short and long films and videos, Computer generated media, Websites and audio presentations. It also exhibits writing and outdoor journalism. Visitors can enjoy visual art such as commercials and soundtracks. The Twin Rivers Media Festival is held at many venues including the Rivers Whitewater Resort. http://www.twinriversmediafestival.com
Real to Reel Film and Video Festival
The Real to Reel Film and Video Festival has been in operation for 8 years. It showcases film, video and multimedia work by artists from around the world. The film festival takes place in July. Visitors can meet and talk to filmmakers at this summer event. The Real to Reel Film and Video Festival is held at The Joy Performance Theater. This venue is located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina.