Lake Champlain Festival Seeks Appalachian Trail Films

Published Aug 28, 2014

Lake Champlain International Film Festival

Lake Champlain International Film Festival

All who have created Appalachian Trail films of any length or genre are invited to share their work with the organizers of the premier Lake Champlain International Film Fest (LCIFF).

The LCIFF team welcomes all types of film categories, from documentaries and fiction to short and feature length, for their event scheduled for November 15 & 16, 2014.

The Film Festival, presented by the Plattsburgh Renewal Project and The Strand Center for the Arts, will be held at the Strand Theatre, a landmark of cultural and historical importance. Located in the heart of downtown Plattsburgh, the Strand was originally built as a vaudeville theatre in 1924 and is currently on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Lake Champlain Film Festival Short Films Series

Over the remaining months leading up to the festival, film lovers will have an opportunity to preview a series of short films that have come from around the world and from professional and amateur filmmakers working in all disciplines and genres.

The next short film preview is being held on Friday, September 5th from 8:30-10 p.m. at 30 City Hall, Plattsburgh, NY. The program features music videos, a documentary from Japan, as well as fictional pieces. This event is free and open to the public, although there's a suggested donation of $5.

Lake Champlain Film Festival Submission Details

  • Filmmakers have until 11:59 p.m. EST on September 15, 2014 to enter their works.
  • Entry fees are $20 for shorts (defined as under 60-minutes) and $30 for features. A $10 late fee will be added for films submitted after August 31.
  • Submissions, film entry forms and submission guidelines are available online.
  • Ticket sales will open in early September, with discount packages and single tickets.

Click Here for the Lake Champlain International Film Festival

About Lake Champlain International Film Festival

The Lake Champlain International Film Festival (LCIFF) turns the spotlight on new films and filmmakers working in all genres and disciplines of film. Nestled in the foothills of the breathtaking Adirondack Mountains and alongside the six-million acre Adirondack Park, LCIFF takes place in November in Plattsburgh, NY on the shores of Lake Champlain.

Tags: Events, Appalachian Trail, News, Movies, and Entertainment

About the Author Robert Sutherland:
Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
Related Articles

Dahlonega, GA, has the first Appalachian Trail festival annually. The Trails End Festival in Millinocket, Maine, honors the thru-hikers who never gave up.

We endured a brutal winter while waiting for summer to begin. Let's celebrate our survival at one of the great Appalachian Trail Festivals as summer begins.

The Appalachian Trail film, "A Walk in the Woods" starring Robert Redford, debuts at the Sundance Film Festival, 1-23-15, adapted from Bill Bryson's book.