Key Dates – Bucks Fever FilmFest

Key Dates

The Bucks Fever FilmFest is an annual, juried festival. Winning short films submitted by high school, college and emerging filmmakers are screened at the County Theater in Doylestown, PA.

Film and Script Submissions Accepted

Early bird Deadline: May 26, 2023
Emerging Artist Deadline: August 1, 2023
College Deadline: August 22, 2023
High School Deadline: September 12, 2023
Notification Date: September 20, 2023
February 14, 2023 - September 12, 2023
FilmFest Judging (closed to public)September 15, 2023

Winning Films Screening

EventOctober, 15th 2023 (Sunday)

Location: County Theater
20 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901
OpeningIntro / Welcome
First Screening4:00 p.m.
Screening of the 2023 Finalists Films.
Scriptwriters Table Read5:00 p.m.
The 3 Finalists Screenplays will be read by professional actors.
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Intermission5:45 p.m.
Light fare provided by Chambers 19.
Free Will Brewing will have beverages available for sale.
Concessions will be open.
Second Screening6:00 p.m.
Screening of the 2023 Honorable Mention Films.
Filmmaker Panel Discussion7:00 p.m.
Topic: The Blood & Guts of Horror Films
Panelists: Doug Torres, Lance Weiler, Wesley Mellott
Moderator: Jim Breckenridge
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Third Screening8:00 p.m.
Screening of the 2023 Winning Films.
Awards Ceremony9:00 p.m.
Announcing of awards for films and scripts.
Plus live voting and announcing of the Fan Favorite award.
After Event Gathering9:30 p.m.
Chambers 19 Bistro & Bar I 19 N Main St, Doylestown
Cash bar
Times are subject to slight changes


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