Monthly Archive: September 2017

Poe Film Festival to Host College Short Film Awards!

Film students from major Virginia colleges and universities will compete for top prizes at the College Short Film Awards, hosted by Poe Film Festival at the historic Grace Street Theater on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, 934 West Grace Street, Richmond, on Saturday, November 4, 2017.  Doors open at noon.

Twenty colleges with highly regarded film studies programs throughout the Commonwealth have been invited to compete in the ten-hour event, during which their students’ short movies will be shown, discussed and honored at a red carpet awards ceremony.

Tickets may be purchased online for $15 at after October 16.  Seating is limited to 225 ticket holders.  Look for information updates on


Burning Love Screenplay Contest Presented by Poe Films 2017 Winners and Finalists

We are proud to announce the top winners of The Burning Love Screenplay Contest, presented by Poe Films.

Grand Prize Winner
Aurora by Travis Opgenorth

Feature Drama
First Place: The Salt Box by Robert J. Rogers

Feature Comedy
First Place: Rule of Love by Howard Schwartz

First Place: Rock, Paper, Sister by Dan Tomasulo

First Place: Son of Kolchak by Randy Gross

Click here to see all winners and finalists.