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Cultural Commission announces Short Film Competitition

The Waynesboro Cultural Commission will host its first film competition in 2011. The competition called the 2011 Waynesboro Short Film Competition is open to all Virginia residents or students studying in Virginia. There is no entry fee.

The finalists in the competition will be screened by Jody Kielbasa, director of the Virginia Film Festival. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners at a public screening during the late spring at a date to be announced.

The competition will have two age categories: Young Filmmakers 20 years of age and under and Adult Filmmakers 21 years or older. Films must be no longer than 16 minutes to qualify. All genres are accepted.

Entries with a completed registration form must be received by the Waynesboro Cultural Commission by 5 p.m., March 31, 2011 or postmarked by that date. The registration form may be found at or

The Waynesboro Cultural Commission is an agency of the City of Waynesboro. Among the purposes of the Commission is the coordination, promotion and support of existing cultural activities and events in the Waynesboro area and the development of new cultural activities that are not currently a part of existing organizations.

Edited by Chris Graham. Chris can be reached at [email protected].

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