Regional filmmakers are invited to submit short and feature-length films and home movies for Purcellville’s fourth annual Cabin Fever Film Festival any time between Dec. 1 and 16.

The festival, which will be held Jan. 22 and 23, is sponsored by the Franklin Park Visual and Performing Arts Center and the Purcellville Arts Council, will highlight local tales and talent films, student productions and vintage home movies with an emphasis on films made by area residents. 

Film entries should include films ranging anywhere from 1-90 minutes in length and should be in digital format on a flash drive or on a DVD. All subject matter should be family friendly. Films can be produced as live action, stop motion, animation and other mediums. Filmmakers will be contacted shortly after the submission deadline and will be notified of their acceptance and scheduled showing time block. The film slate will be announced Jan. 4.

The entry fee is $10 for the first entry and $5 for each additional entry. Accepted forms of payment are cash, credit cards payments and checks made payable to County of Loudoun. Drop submissions off at the Franklin Park Arts Center at 36441 Blueridge View Lane in Purcellville. 

For more information, contact Franklin Park Arts Center Manager Elizabeth Bracey at or 540-338-7973, or Purcellville Arts Council member Suzan Mardis at

Only 75 tickets will be sold for each day of the film festival. Learn more and find application forms at