Usually held in April, PTFF has been postponed. Learn more about the festival by perusing 2015 & 2016. Check out this list of 2016 films and winners. Some are available to watch online!2016 Films
This year’s film festival takes place on April 23, 2016 in Davis, West Virginia. The 22 short films will screen at Verglas Media’s studio on the top floor of the historic National Bank of Davis building.
We tip our hats to those who choose filmmaking as their art form. The festival jurors will name an overall award in each category. In addition, we will have a special award selection for Appalachia filmmakers in each category. This means 8 awards total!
Inspiring adventure films, thoughtful documentaries, fictional dramas full of emotion or comedy…or both. Categories include: Short Adventure, Short Documentary, Short Narrative, Short Animated/Music Video/Experimental. All films must have rights to the music used, or be original music.
We are excited to be an international film festival, a home for creative, independent short film from around the world. But – there’s no doubt – we sprouted in Tucker. One of our primary goals is to shine a spotlight on the films and filmmakers of our area. We are also seeking to highlight films from the greater Appalachian region in order to showcase the depth of talent and creativity residing within these mountains. And, as in our inaugural year, we also welcome films from around the world.
Celebrating Short Film
In our second year Plum Tuckered will once again celebrate the art of short film. And we mean short! Films must be 20 minutes or less. Even though there are many great short films out there longer than 20 minutes, we appreciate your understanding of this rule. If your film is[…]
There’s no doubt – we sprouted in Tucker. Our primary goal is to shine a spotlight on the films and filmmakers of our area. We are also seeking to highlight films from the greater Appalachian region in order to showcase the depth of talent and creativity residing within these mountains.
Our inaugural year also welcomed films from around the world. The juxtaposition of international film alongside local and regional projects is one of the strongest effects that a film festival can have on its audience.Submission Guidelines
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
Short Adventure – Appalachian Filmmaker
Short Narrative – Appalachia Filmmaker
Short Music Video/Animation/Experimental
Short Documentary – Appalachia Filmmaker
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Additional 2016 Sponsors
William L. Thomas