Plum Tuckered Film Festival

HOSTED IN TUCKER COUNTY, WV CELEBRATING STORIES OF LIFE, ADVENTURE & CULTURE.

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You're currently visiting the archive of the 2015 PTFF. Feel free to browse the film selections and winners but be sure to visit the 2016 website for more information about this year's festival!

At a Glance

Event Details

This year’s film festival takes place on April 25, 2015 starting promptly at 6pm! TipTop in Thomas will be transforming into a movie theater for one night to host the event. There is no charge to the public to come see the films, however we will be collecting donations for the Cottrill’s Opera house…

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Awards

The festival jurors will name an award in each category. We are beyond excited about the custom trophies designed by Luke Fleishman! He did a spectacular job of capturing an iconic image of our area in metal. Be sure to come to the festival on April 25, 2015 at TipTop, 6pm to see..or receive…this very unique award!

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Categories

Inspiring adventure films, thoughtful documentaries, fictional dramas full of emotion and comedy…or both. Categories include: Short Adventure Film, Short Documentary, Short Narrative, Short Animated Film & Music Video. All films must have rights to the music used, or be original music.

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Focus

There’s no doubt – we sprouted in Tucker.  Our primary goal is to shine a spotlight on the films and filmmakers of our area.  Whether you live in Tucker County or are connected to the life, adventure and culture of the area in some way, that’s what we’re looking for. […]

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Celebrating Short Film

In its inaugural year, Plum Tuckered is focusing on the art of short film. And we mean short! Preferably less than 20 minutes. If your film is longer, or if you have a feature you would like to submit that you think is perfect for us, please contact us and we’d[…]

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Laurels & Logo

Official logo and laurels for use by media and filmmakers can be downloaded right here!

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Official Selections

Check out this year's films! With five categories and entries ranging from Tucker County, West Virginia to Stockholm, Sweden, Plum Tuckered offers up a spectrum of movie making magic. Laugh...cry...think twice. These films will take you there!

Explore the Films

Saturday April 25, 2015 – 6pm at TipTop

This year's film festival takes place on April 25, 2015 starting promptly at 6pm! TipTop in Thomas will be transforming into a movie theater for one night to host the event. There is no charge to the public to come see the films, however we will be collecting donations for the Cottrill's Opera house. Why? Simple...it used to be a movie theater and we can't wait until it is again!

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Origin Story

We are a community of artists and entrepreneurs, athletes and musicians, filmmakers and nature-lovers living and working in Tucker County, West Virginia. Our home is one of ancient mountains and storied rivers, high valleys and boom towns. There’s history here, and rejuvination. Culture. Adventure. Art. Life.

We’re getting plum tuckered just thinking about it.

About the Festival

FOCUS

There’s no doubt – we sprouted in Tucker. Our primary goal is to shine a spotlight on the films and filmmakers of our area. Whether you live in Tucker County or are connected to the life, adventure and culture of the area in some way, that’s what we’re looking for. But if your project doesn’t quite seem to fit, don’t worry. We’re willing to branch out. You never know, you just might be more plum tuckered than you think.

Submission Guidelines

Partners

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Blackwater Outdoor Adventures

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Verglas Media

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ArtSpring

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TipTop

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OFFICIAL LAURELS AND LOGO

Our official logo and laurels are available in various sizes and file types for filmmakers and media.

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Meet the Team

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Patrick McCann

Organizer

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Victoria Weeks

Organizer

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Audrey Stefenson

Organizer

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Cade Archuleta

Organizer

2015 Jurors

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Colleen Laffey

Guest Juror

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Mark Mumford

Guest Juror

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David Stroud

Guest Juror

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Pamela Taylor Turner

Guest Juror