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THE FESTIVAL

DMVIFF's mission is to sustainably develop, unite, discover and enrich the cinema
talents in and of the DC, MD, VA and Internationally. In addition, DMVIFF includes
the entire community area offering residents unique participation for inclusiveness.

Providing organized information and resources related to cinema, motion pictures,
emerging technologies in order to enrich and support talents by bringing them every
possible advantage including potential emerging opportunities in technology, media,
transportation, community and more.

DMVIFF is dedicated to the talents, communities, emerging opportunities and resources
of motion picture creatives in or of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and
International communities.

 
 
 
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THE MISSION

What are we we bringing to the table?

Unique Content both local and International

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THE FACTS

At the core of our Festival program are our Competition categories. 

DMV DRAMATIC COMPETITION (Narrative Feature Films):
If your film has screened at any other film festival, been released on DVD or broadcast on television or the internet, or had a public theatrical screening anywhere in the world, it is not eligible for this program. In order to qualify, the submitted project must be either scripted or improvisational fiction, have a total running time of at least 50 minutes.

DMV DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION (Documentary Feature Films):
If your film has screened at any other film festival, been released on DVD or broadcast on television or the internet, or had a public theatrical screening anywhere in the world, it is not eligible for this program. In order to qualify have a total running time of at least 50 minutes

FOREIGN DRAMATIC COMPETITION (International Narrative Feature Films):
Your film is also ineligible if it has been released on DVD or broadcast on television or the Internet. In order to qualify, the submitted project must be either scripted or improvisational fiction, have a total running time of at least 50 minutes.

FOREIGN DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION (International Documentary Feature Films):
Your film is also ineligible if it has been released on DVD or broadcast on television or the Internet. Must have a total running time of at least 50 minutes.

SHORTS COMPETITON (DMV & International Short Films):
All short films are selected to play before features or in one of five Shorts Programs, and all accepted shorts compete against each other in one single competition. Short Films must have a total running time of 49 minutes or less. Our Shorts Competition does not have any premiere or prior screening restrictions.

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CONTACT

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@TaneciaBritt