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QCFF EARLY SELECTIONS

Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., and the Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) are pleased to announce the following Early Selections for the 2014 Queen City Film Festival:

Serpent Street, Submitted by Arthur Mountaniol, Music
Joe and the Jungle – 1776, Submitted by Joe Reilly, Music
Devilskin – Start A Revolution, Submitted by Dimi Nakov, Music
We Each Have Our Armies, Submitted by Bobby Del Rio, Cult
Between Us, Submitted by Ping-Wen Wang, LGBT
The Dinner, Submitted by Luis Zeferino, Foreign Language
Straight Up; Tennessee Whiskey, Submitted by Caleb Watson, Documentary
Fender Heist – Fighter, Submitted by Espen Olsen, Music
Electric Indigo, Director:  Jean-Julien Collette, LGBT
Monsura is Waiting, Director:  Kevin Newbury, Cult
God’s name in vain, Director:  Alli Sadegiani, Music
Utö (Utoe), Director:  David Buob, Cult
Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women In Jazz, submitted by Kay D. Ray, Music

Submissions remain open until September 3. Final selections and complete screening schedule will be announced September 15. The (Third) Queen City Film Festival will be held October 2-5, 2014, at the Allegany Museum.

FESTIVAL PASS DISCOUNTS

Effective with this announcement of Early Selections, we are pleased to announce that Festival Passes and Premium Festival Passes are being offered at a 25% discount from now until final selections and schedule are announced September 15.

Festival Pass (Regular Price $50, Sale Price $37.50): Individual admission to all scheduled festival events. Includes festival trinket. Includes unlimited re-entry.

Premium Festival Pass (Regular Price $75, Sale Price $56.25): Individual admission to all scheduled festival events. Includes swag bag. Includes unlimited re-entry.

QCFF 2014 Advance Sale tickets are available now via EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/third-queen-city-film-festival-qcff-2014-tickets-12038869583


ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., can be reached by mail at 101 Decatur St., Cumberland, MD  21502. Please visit us at www.alleganyalliedarts.org, www.facebook.com/alleganyalliedarts, or www.facebook.com/aaa.qcff. For more information, please contact info@alleganyalliedarts.org.

The Allegany Museum is located at 3 Pershing Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502. For more information, visit http://alleganymuseummd.org, or contact info@alleganymuseum.org.

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ALLEGANY ALLIED ARTS ANNOUNCES (THIRD) QUEEN CITY FILM FESTIVAL (QCFF) 2014

Continuing the tradition that began in 2012 with the Queen City Independent Filmmakers Contest, and expanded in 2013 with the (Second) Queen City Film Festival (QCFF), Allegany Allied Arts is pleased to announce that the (Third) Queen City Film Festival (QCFF) will be held October 2-5, 2014, at the Allegany Museum in Cumberland, Maryland.

For QCFF 2014, Allegany Allied Arts President David Rorabaugh will reprise his role as Festival Director. We have openings for volunteers in many capacities, including (but not limited to): Fundraising & Sponsorship, Marketing & Promotion, Graphic Art & Design, Researchers, Screeners, and Event Staff. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available.

The announced categories for the 2014 QCFF are: Documentary, Cult, LGBT, Music, Horror/SciFi, Foreign Language, Appalachian, and Kids. Additional categories may be announced. Short or feature entries are accepted. Entries outside of the official categories are welcome, but will not qualify for a category award if selected. Submissions open May 1, and close September 3. Early Selections will be announced August 20, and the full festival program will be announced September 15.

Here are the submission rules for the 2014 QCFF:

Films that have previously screened publicly in Cumberland, have aired publicly on US broadcast television, or are available for free online viewing in their entirety are NOT eligible.

Films completed more than three years before the festival dates are NOT eligible. Works in progress are NOT eligible.

You must submit by mail on NTSC DVD or Blu-ray disc. No other formats will be accepted. Submissions will not be returned.

Please include a trailer (preview). Please include a press kit including full cast/crew credits. You may include a filmed introduction to the film, not to exceed 1/10th of the running length of the submission.

If your submission is not in English, English subtitles must be included (hard subs preferred).

You grant rights for royalty-free exhibition within the festival dates. You grant rights to royalty-free use of trailers.

Submissions should be mailed to Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., ATTN: QCFF 2014, 101 Decatur St., Cumberland, MD  21502.

Full submission rules and entry form will be available at www.alleganyalliedarts.org orwww.facebook.com/aaa.qcff. For more information, please contactinfo@alleganyalliedarts.org.

More information will follow, including announcements for educational panels, filmmaker and media receptions, opening and closing galas, lodging and accommodations, early selections, and full festival program.

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Allegany Allied Arts, Inc., can be reached by mail at 101 Decatur St., Cumberland, MD  21502. Please visit us at www.alleganyalliedarts.orgwww.facebook.com/alleganyalliedarts, or www.facebook.com/aaa.qcff. For more information, please contact info@alleganyalliedarts.org.

The Allegany Museum is located at 3 Pershing Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502. For more information, visit http://alleganymuseummd.org, or contactinfo@alleganymuseum.org.

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