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The New Milford Film Commission

10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776

Valerie Lorimer, Chairperson Filmnewmilford@gmail.com

The New Milford Film Commission meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month @ 7:00 pm in the Loretta Brickley room at the Town Hall

(on the village green).


Announcing: The Greater New Milford Film Festival


A Full Week of Activities!

 Sunday, Sept. 30  through Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018


Last year’s festival was a hit! New events are being added regularly—

check back again for more information on this year’s festival.



Manhattan Short Film Festival - Over 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities will be viewing and voting for Best Film and Best Actor in the 20th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. More information about this year’s finalists can be found at manhattanshort.com/finalists.html. Screenings will be held at Bank Street Theater. The Saturday showing is followed by a reception at Lucia’s (cash bar). Tickets are $15 available through this LINK


Greater New Milford Short Film Festival - The New Milford Film Commission will present the three finalists of short films by local filmmakers and artists. This FREE screening, sponsored by The New Milford Film Commission, will be held at Bank Street Theater.


Please see more information list below:



Film Festival Events


Here’s the schedule for  this year’s Greater New Milford Film Festival.


Sunday, September 30



Monday, October 1



Tuesday, October 2



Wednesday, October 3


6:30PM 48 Hour Film Project, a collection of shorts filmed this past summer in CT by independent filmmakers. Yes! It’s what it sounds like! These teams have 48 hours to write a script, film, edit, etc. a short film. Bank Street Theater  No Charge



Thursday, October 4


6:00PM Manhattan Shorts Film Festival, a collection of International shorts that are judged by the viewers (this means you). We’ve been hosting this event for many year and have always had a great turnout. So many people have attended, we’ve decided to show it twice. If you haven’t experienced it yet, be sure to come this year, you won’t be sorry! Bank Street Theater  $15.00



Friday, October 5


7:00PM Local Shorts, a collection of short films produced by very gifted area residents. Bank Street Theater.  No Charge



Saturday, October 6


12:00PM Manhattan Shorts Film Festival (second showing), a collection of International shorts that are judged by the viewers (this means you). We’ve been hosting this event for many years and have always had a great turnout. If you haven’t experienced it yet, be sure to come this year, you won’t be sorry! Bank Street Theater  $15.00


2:00PM Reception and cash bar following the second showing of the Manhattan Shorts Film Festival at Lucia’s; No Charge to ticket holders of the Manhattan Shorts






Please visit again for more information and more events…



 

Thank you to our festival sponsor, the newly renovated Homestead Inn.