Recognition: Named by Indiewire among the top 50 film festivals world wide and hailed as "A true American Maverick Among Fests," the Woodstock Film Festival has been praised by actor Paul Rudd: "It's a great festival... It's what a film festival should be, which is really independent films and showcasing the work of filmmakers you might not know about."
Events: The Woodstock Film Festival presents exhilarating narrative features, documentary features, animated and live-action short films, A-list concerts, fabulous parties and inspiring panels creating stimulating programming in Woodstock and the neighboring towns of Boiceville, Kingston, Mt. Tremper, Rhinebeck, Rosendale and Saugerties.
Festival Mainstays include celebrities, industry pros, network executives, the press, record label execs, writers, painters, models, entertainment lawyers, producers, critics and publishers as well as high-profile taste makers and the public.
Support a Good Cause: The Woodstock Film Festival is a not-for-profit, 501c3 organization whose mission is to present an annual program and year-round schedule of film, music and art-related activities that promotes artists, culture, inspired learning and diversity.
woodstockfilmfestival.com averages over 500,000 hits a month.
Where & When: The 18th annual Woodstock Film Festival takes place OCTOBER 11-15, 2017. The "fiercely independent" festival consists of a five-day roster that includes more than 150 special events.
Demographics: Many of our events draw sold-out crowds from a wide variety of film goers and art lovers, not only from across the Hudson Valley, but from the New York metropolitan area, tri-state region and even from across the country and aroundthe world.
Media Coverage: Millions of others are exposed to the festival via television, newspaper stories (including Time Magazine, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Daily News, and Time Out NY), Internet stories and links, print ads and the WFF website, which averages 30,000 hits daily and over 2,000,000 views per year.
Exposure: The WFF Commemorative Program is dispersed for sale throughout the festival and available for purchase online. All festival VIPs get their own copy to take home and share with friends and colleagues! Not only will your ad be featured as a full-color print, but it will also be displayed with a link to your business in our online flipbook and on our website for one full year.
Additionally, tourism is promoted through the Woodstock Film Festival website travel page, which includes transportation information and free accommodations listings for local B&Bs, inns hotels.
Every year, festival events and the work of our sister organization, the Hudson Valley Film Commission result in local economic development worth well into the millions of dollars, including film productions like Sisterhood of the Night, Peace, Love & Misunderstanding, Keep the Lights On, Taking Woodstock, War of the Worlds and The Thing About My Folks
Shelf Life: The WFF Commemorative Program is a valuable keepsake, souvenir, and collectable. Audience members and festival VIPs save them and refer to their contents for years and even decades. Often archival prints are ordered to round out program collections!