All online ticket purchases MUST BE picked up at WFF Box Office at 13 Rock City Road in Woodstock.
For your convenience, tickets can also be bought at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck, Rosendale Theatre  and UPAC for shows scheduled at those venues.
When planning your festival schedule, please bear in mind that Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Rosendale and Saugerties
are located up to 30 minutes from one another. For venue locations and maps, see ticket info page.




Maverick Award Ceremony

The Annual Maverick Award Ceremony is the premiere event of the Woodstock Film Festival and 2015 will be no different.

Presenters include:
Steven Lang (Avatar)
Academy Award winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter)

This year the Woodstock Film Festival will present the Honorary Maverick Award to Academy Award nominated director Atom Egoyan (Remember, Chloe , Where the Truth Lies, The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica).

The second annual Fiercely Independent Award will go to Indie Maverick Guy Maddin (The Forbidden Room , My Winnipeg, The Saddest Music in the World, Twilight of the Ice Nymphs).

The evening will begin with cocktails at 7:00pm, followed by the Awards at 9:00pm. Complimentary wine and food is included.

Paul Green (best known as the founder of The School of Rock) and The Internet Trolls (Michael Bernier, Jason Bowman, David Jarrett) will be playing music from the greatest movies ever made (and some mediocre ones, too.)

Annual award categories include:

The Maverick Award for Best Narrative Feature Sponsored by Gigantic Pictures

The Maverick Award for Best Documentary Feature Sponsored by Films We Like

Ultra Indie Award:Awarded to an outstanding film with a budget under $200K

The inaugural World Cinema Award

The Haskell Wexler Award for Best Cinematography

The James Lyons Editing Award

The Markertek Awards for short films.

Best Female Director Award Sponsored by Tangerine Entertainment

Best Animated Short

The Carpe Diem Andretta Award: A new award given in the memory of Jay Andretta, which will be presented to a film best exemplifying living life to the fullest.

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