13 September

Vermont Filmmakers’ Showcase 2015

We’re happy to announce the lineup of films selected for the 2015 Showcase. The films will be shown Friday Oct 23 and Saturday Oct 24 at the Black Box, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, 60 Lake Street, Burlington.  Screening times will be announced shortly. All screenings are free to the public, donations welcome. The […]

31 July

VTIFF and Stowe Story Labs announce 2015 VTIFF Fellow

Stowe Story Labs and the Vermont International Film Foundation are pleased to announce the 2015 VTIFF Fellowship to the Labs. The non-profit Stowe Story Labs run from September 12 – 15 at the Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, Vermont and bring emerging screenwriters, filmmakers and creative producers from around the world together with top […]

29 June

Special Offer to VTIFF Members – discounted subscription to MovieMaker magazine

Special Offer to VTIFF Members – discounted subscription to MovieMaker magazine

For a limited time VTIFF members are eligible to receive MovieMaker Magazine in print at $14.95. That’s more than 60 percent off the newsstand price. And with it you’ll receive a Free digital subscription.  OR, VTIFF  members can choose to purchase digital only at $7.95. Become a member of VTIFF and receive the special promo code!

11 June

Colin Trevorrow & Chris Pratt message to VTIFF

              June 10 – Special message recorded by Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow and the film’s star Chris Pratt, to the audience attending the special benefit screening for VTIFF’s education programs. Thank you Colin, Chris and Universal Studios!

6 June

The Vermont Filmmakers Showcase™ – Call for Entry

The Vermont International Film Festival is proud to celebrate Vermont filmmaking with our annual Vermont Filmmakers’ Showcase™, the oldest and largest juried presentation of Vermont films in the state. DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION HERE We accept all genres, styles and lengths. There is no fee for Vermont films or videos submitted. The selected films will be […]

8 February

BFS Presents: The Day of the Triffids

BFS Presents: The Day of the Triffids

The Burlington Film Society (BFS) and the Regional Educational Television Network (RETN) are pleased to announce Burlington Film Society Presents, a community curated series of classic films, from Hollywood hits to B-list sci-fi and horror, that explores our personal connections to the movies. Community members will share stories about the films that are important to […]

15 September

Review: A Hard Day’s Night Criterion Release

Review: A Hard Day’s Night Criterion Release

Beatlemania has come to Janus Films and The Criterion Collection and will make a local appearance with the Burlington Film Society and the Vermont International Film Foundation.  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of A Hard Day’s Night from director Richard Lester, Janus Films has released the film theatrically with the Criterion Collection producing a dual-format […]

29 August

Review – Borgman

Review – Borgman

The appearance of a stranger who brings about a radical revision in a domestic situation is a narrative starting point of such dramatic potential it virtually constitutes a genre of modern drama. The premise has generated at least 4 cinematic master works- Jean Renoir’s Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932), Roman Polanski’s Cul-de-Sac (1966), Pier Paolo […]

25 June

Beyond the Hills – the Vermont Connection

7 Days – Ethan de Seife – June 24, 2014 One of the biggest surprises in recent international cinema has been the critical and commercial success of the Romanian New Wave. The cinematic history of the small, mountainous country is not particularly rich, largely due to the fact that so much of its modern culture had been squelched […]

24 June

Interview: Ioana Uricaru on Beyond The Hills

Interview: Ioana Uricaru on Beyond The Hills

-By Barry Snyder Ever since the great pulse of youthful rebelliousness and cinematic innovation emerging in France in the late 1950’s was tagged La Nouvelle Vague, journalists have  been irresistibly drawn to the figure of waves to mark whatever new surge of cinematic activity is perceived to be rising in some unexpected place around the […]