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Passaic County Film Festival

Welcome to the 16th annual Passaic County Film Festival, sponsored by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders. You can view all of the first, second and third place winners on the Passaic County Film Commission's YouTube channel

Congratulations to our film makers and our winning films.

Enjoy the show and see you next year at the movies! 



Passaic County Film Festival Guidelines
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We welcome the submission of 10-minute short films, PSA's, documentaries, and Music Videos from High School, College/University Students and Independent Filmmakers who live, work or attend school in Passaic County, New Jersey USA.  All entries must be the sole creative and technical effort of the individual(s) submitting the work. The film must be produced, directed, edited, etc. by High School Students, University Students or Independent Filmmakers only. There is no entrance fee for artists and no admission fees for the festival. 

Click here for the Passaic County Film Festival Application

Film entries must be 10 minutes in length or less and fall into the following film categories:

1. General Short Film 
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3. Documentary Short Film 
4. Music Video 

One Grand Prize will also be awarded as the best film of the festival.

The Passaic County Film Festival is held at: 

The Fabian 8 Theater 
Center City Mall 
301 Main Street – Upper Level 
Main Street and Ward Street 
Paterson, New Jersey

Screening begins at 10 a.m. - Awards Presentation to Follow