Welcome to the 23rd annual Twin Rivers Media Festival
This year winning entries will screen in
Danville, VA and Asheville,NC
Jan 27th and 28th, 2017
at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History
Feb. 17th and 18th, 2017
at the Flood Fine Arts Center in Asheville, NC
Thanks to everyone who submitted their work on our 23rd annual festival!
Feature Film • 8pm
Scammerhead (NC Premiere)
by Dan Zukovic
The adventures of a legendarily unorthodox business hustler who travels the world seeking capital for a series of increasingly outlandish investments that go sour.
Documentaries + Discussions
11am - 1pm
Four documentaries featuring life on the Ganges River in India, working the gold mines in Benin, and the creative process for 2 local artists. Filmmakers Kim Best (”Every Egg has a Story”) and Aaron Morrell (”Storyprint”) will be present for Q&As!
Art Demonstrations • 1-2 pm
Andrea Kulish from documentary ”Every Egg has a Story” demonstrates Pysanky eggs.
Andy Farkas from ”Storyprint” demonstrates Mokuhanga Japanese woodcut printmaking.
Animation • 2-3pm
Seven gems of animation styles feature true stories, be they of corruption and greed, love and hope, as well as magical worlds and characters.
Short Drama • 3-6pm
This is truly an international film fest with 18 short films from France, Brazil, Iran, China, Spain, Malaysia, and the US, many of which are premieres!
Film Break • 6-7pm
Take a dinner break or browse the gallery and enjoy light refreshments before the Feature film Finale!
Feature Film Finale • 7pm
by Martín Rosete (Spain / 84 min)
Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.
2017 Schedule in printer spreads
Friday July 18th-Feature Film Winner 2nd place: Courtyard Gallery, 8pm
Welcome to Twin Rivers Multimedia festival website! Here you can find all the information you'll need to enter your project into our yearly festival. Scriptwriting Division will be announced in September of each year. This year there is possible publication by The Black Mountain Press. The festival will be hosted and shown at the Courtyard Gallery, and is directed by Carlos Steward. Award winners this year will be shown at the Courtyard Gallery and the Flood Fine Art Center and other Asheville, NC venues. 1st, 2nd and third place winners are shown on July 11th and 12th and July 18th at the Courtyard Gallery in the River Arts District of Asheville.
For the 2013 schedule, click here.
Screenings of official selections will take place throughout the year at the Courtyard Gallery and Agency (check website for schedule), 109 Roberts Street, in the Phil Mechanic Studios, River Arts District, Asheville, NC
Our multimedia festival offers submission to the following Divisions:
- Film and Video
- CD Multimedia
- Made on Mac
- Internet Media
- Audio www.sonicbids.com/twinriversmediafestival
- Script Writing
- Outdoor Writing
We accept media in the Animation/Graphic, Feature, Narrative, Drama/Short, Experimental/Visual, Documentary,Commerial/Promotional, Outdoor and Soundtrack categories. Scriptwriting awards are announced in September of each year. Coming to Asheville? Be sure to print this illustrated tourist map of Asheville!
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