Dates: May 16-18, 2019
Locations: Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street, Village of Hunter • Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street, Village of Tannersville • Hunter Mountain, 64 Klein Avenue, Hunter, NY
The 1st Annual Hunter Mountain Film Festival will take place over 3 days, on Thursday, May 16th, Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Hunter, NY & Tannersville, NY.
The 1st Annual HMFF is scheduled to take place in three separate venues. The first venue is the Doctorow Center for the Arts, located in Hunter, NY. A total of three screens will be operating at the Doctorow during the festival. The Weisberg Hall Stage also located at the Doctorow will be operating as well with discussion panels scheduled throughout the 3-day festival.
The second venue will be at the Orpheum Film and Performing Arts Center located in Tannersville, NY where concerts, screenings, events and parties are scheduled.
The Opening Ceremony Concert will take place at the Orpheum on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 9pm-11pm with a concert performance by Eryn Shewell & Matt O'Ree from the Matt O'Ree Band. Friday, May 17, 2019, Will host another industry event called Friday Night Lights, screening the documentary "Back to Las Villas" which will include a Q&A and band performance.
The third and last venue will be held at the legendary Hunter Mtn Ski Resort located in Hunter, NY.
This venue will be the finale with a Black tie optional, Gala Awards Ceremony taking place from 8-10pm. The evening will start off with a cocktail hour while watching our amazing MC, Anthoula Katsimatide perform parts from her one-woman show "Warrior Without a Cause, followed by a Buffet, sit down dinner with entertainment. The Gala awards will be honoring our Officially selected film winners with The Peacock Award for best feature film, short film, documentary, web series, student film and music video, as well as honoring HMFF Lifetime Achievement Recipient and The Renegade -Rising Star Award.
Few of the many amazing Panelists attending the festival are:
Anthoula Katsimatides-(Producer) of the documentary, "Olympia Dukakis", Actress -Recurring on 2 shows CBS -FBI and a Netflix, Marvel Show coming out soon. Anthoula will also be the festivals MC for their 1st Annual Gala Awards held at Hunter Mtn Ski Resort, Hunter, NY on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8pm-10pm
Heidi Eklund-Casting Director and owner of Hudson Valley Casting will be moderating a panel with select film professionals to be announced.
Michele Peacock- Talent Agent -Andreadis Talent Agency, NYC
Wayne Pyle - SAG/AFTRA Actor/Recurring on HBO's Succession/Adjunct Instructor of Acting for the Camera at Vassar College/Acting Coach
Lisa Rosenbaum-Talent Agent, Andreadis Talent Agency, NYC
To Submit your Film or Buy Tickets to Attend the Festival please go to: