WVU Student Film Competition

DEADLINE to enter:
Extended to Friday, April 19

no entry fee!!!

Open only to current
WVU students


WVFF19 is a special screening and competition open exclusively to current WVU STUDENTS. Students may enter their film or video in any of the following categories: Short Narrative / Drama, Horror,
Sci-Fi, Music Video, Animation, Experimental or this year’s theme: “memes”. Interpret this theme in any way you deem appropriate or interesting. Submit your work today! Let’s GO!

WVFF19 is a special screening of the 2019 West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival and will be held on April 26 in the Mountainlair Gluck Theatre.


Students will compete for a series of competitive awards and honors, including a genuine 3D printed Dabbing Oscar trophy:

  • Best of Show: $50 + Trophy

  • 1st Runner Up: $25 + Trophy

  • 2nd Runner Up: $25 + Trophy

  • 3nd Runner Up: $25 + Trophy

  • All accepted films win a special 2” WVFF19 Button!!!

  • Plus, all students who submit an entry will compete in a raffle for the WVFF19 Finals Exam Prep Basket!!!


  • Must be a WVU student

  • Maximum running time of 20 minutes

  • Works must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2015

  • Maximum of 3 entries per student


You may submit your work in one of three ways: Fill out the form below; submit your work to our FilmFreeway page (please use the waiver code “memes”.) or submit your work by sending a link to WVMSFF@gmail.com. ONLY WVU STUDENTS may submit to this category. Please insure that any link to online versions of your film or project remain active until the date of the festival.

Your Name *
Your Name
Category of your Entry *


The WVFF19 Student Film Competition will be held on April 26 in the Gluck Theater at the Mountainlair.


All works accepted will be announced on April 22, 2019. Notifications will be made by email.


Please direct all inquiries to wvmsff@gmail.com

WVFF19 and the West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival are creations of the Electronic Media program of the WVU School of Art and Design.

Send us that Masterpiece now!!!