“The Crandell Theatre in Chatham, NY, is the palatial setting for a thriving film festival.”
—Wall Street Journal

Call for Entries

FilmColumbia 2022, October 21 – October 30,  is now accepting film entries for consideration, including features, documentaries, short films and animations.   While all films will be reviewed,  consideration is given to films associated with the Hudson Valley area, whether filmed on location, produced or other links to the area.  Deadline for film entries is August 15, 2022.  No entry fee for submissions.

Link here for film entry or email filmcolumbia@gmail.com.

FilmColumbia is Columbia County’s premier annual cultural event. Once the Crandell Theatre’s “little local festival that could,” FilmColumbia is now an acclaimed, nationally recognized film event.

Peter Biskind, FilmColumbia Executive Director and Co-Artistic Director

Laurence Kardish, FilmColumbia Co-Artistic Director

Calliope Nicholas, FilmColumbia Managing Director

Entry Form


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