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The West Virginia Filmmakers Festival is seeking submissions from filmmakers around the country.

Filmmakers can submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animations or experimental works that have a West Virginia connection, is about the state is set in West Virginia or has an interest to the state's residents.

The films will be screened at the 13th Annual West Virginia Film Festival Oct. 5-7 at the Elk Theatre and Landmark Studio for the Arts in Sutton.

Festival organizers are also accepting nominations for the West Virginia Filmmaker of the Year Award. This award is given to the filmmakers whose most recent work or lifetime work has had the greatest impact on the West Virginia film industry. The WVFF board of directors oversees the nomination of the filmmaker of the year. The selection committee includes previous award winners, the WVFF boar and industry professionals from across the state.

Nominations of 200 words or fewer are accepted via email until Sept. 15. Nominations can be sent to wvfilmmakeroftheyear@wvfilmmakersfestival.org.

For information on the festival, email kevincarpenter@wvfilmmakersfestival.org.