1. CMFF Keynote Speaker David France- talks about why the CMFF is important for the Catskill region.

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    Director and Journalist, David France to keynote at The Catskill Mountains Film Festival Filmmaker’s Academy Award nominated film, “How to Survive a Plague” to be screened at Festival Film Festival takes place on May 2, 3, & 4, 2014, in Delhi, New York March 4, 2014 (Delhi, NY) -- Organizers of the Catskill Mountains Film Festival today announced that Academy Award nominated director/producer and journalist, David France will deliver the keynote address at the festival. The festival is being held on May 2, 3 and 4, 2014 in the picturesque town of Delhi, NY in the beautiful scenic Catskill Mountains. Says Jessica Vecchione, Chairperson for the CMFF: “We are beyond honored to welcome David France as our keynote speaker for the festival this year. His film about the AIDS epidemic and the beginnings of ACT UP entitled “How to Survive a Plague” is one of the most thought provoking and interesting documentaries made last year. Mr. France’s storied career as a journalist and now a filmmaker will be an inspiration to all the attendees at the festival. He is funny, acerbic, intelligent and talented and we cannot thank him enough for his contribution.” Mr. France’s film, “How to Survive A Plague” was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival, and was nominated for Best Documentary Feature Film at last year’s Academy Awards. Mr. France and his team also acted as consultants for the director of the film, “Dallas Buyers Club”, nominated in several categories this year including star, Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Said Mr. France, “There is room in the world of film for everyone who is passionate about telling stories. I only began as a filmmaker recently – it’s never too late. I hope that my career and my story will be an inspiration to my neighbors in the Catskills and budding filmmakers everywhere. I love this area and am happy to support such an important artistic endeavor right here in my backyard.” The festival program will include Mr. France’s keynote, a welcome dinner, meet ups, networking opportunities and of course many screenings of submitted films. The deadline for submissions to the Festival is March 21st, 2014.

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    • CMFF Keynote Speaker David France- talks about his film, Oscar Nominated - How to Survive a Plague

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      Director and Journalist, David France to keynote at The Catskill Mountains Film Festival Filmmaker’s Academy Award nominated film, “How to Survive a Plague” to be screened at Festival Film Festival takes place on May 2, 3, & 4, 2014, in Delhi, New York March 4, 2014 (Delhi, NY) -- Organizers of the Catskill Mountains Film Festival today announced that Academy Award nominated director/producer and journalist, David France will deliver the keynote address at the festival. The festival is being held on May 2, 3 and 4, 2014 in the picturesque town of Delhi, NY in the beautiful scenic Catskill Mountains. Says Jessica Vecchione, Chairperson for the CMFF: “We are beyond honored to welcome David France as our keynote speaker for the festival this year. His film about the AIDS epidemic and the beginnings of ACT UP entitled “How to Survive a Plague” is one of the most thought provoking and interesting documentaries made last year. Mr. France’s storied career as a journalist and now a filmmaker will be an inspiration to all the attendees at the festival. He is funny, acerbic, intelligent and talented and we cannot thank him enough for his contribution.” Mr. France’s film, “How to Survive A Plague” was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival, and was nominated for Best Documentary Feature Film at last year’s Academy Awards. Mr. France and his team also acted as consultants for the director of the film, “Dallas Buyers Club”, nominated in several categories this year including star, Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Said Mr. France, “There is room in the world of film for everyone who is passionate about telling stories. I only began as a filmmaker recently – it’s never too late. I hope that my career and my story will be an inspiration to my neighbors in the Catskills and budding filmmakers everywhere. I love this area and am happy to support such an important artistic endeavor right here in my backyard.” The festival program will include Mr. France’s keynote, a welcome dinner, meet ups, networking opportunities and of course many screenings of submitted films. The deadline for submissions to the Festival is March 21st, 2014.

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      • Bill Pullman - Honorary Chair - Catskill Mountains Film Festival

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        Renowned stage and film actor, Bill Pullman has signed on as the Honorary Chairperson of the Festival’s first annual Catskill Mountains Film Festival. The festival is being held on May 2, 3 and 4, 2014 in the picturesque town of Delhi, NY in the beautiful scenic Catskill Mountains.

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        • Catskill Mountains Film Festival - Sponsor - Five Star Subaru, Oneonta NY

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          In 2014, The CMFF Awards Ceremony and Festival Weekend will be held on May 2nd through 4th. The weekend will begin with a gala reception celebrating the filmmakers and the local film community (screenings begin that night), followed by 2 days of screenings of nearly 50 selected films. The CMFF will select certain films for awards at both the student and professional levels for various genres and technical categories. The categories of films to be exhibited are Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Music Video, and iPhoneography (that is, films of any genre shot with an amateur’s camera). The festival will culminate with the awards ceremony on Saturday evening, during which the winners in each category will be announced.

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          • SUNY Delhi Named Best Online Program - US News & World Report - 01 08 14

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            SUNY Delhi ranks number one in the nation among the hundreds of colleges and universities offering bachelor's programs online, according to U.S. News & World Report. The exclusive rankings are available at www.usnews.com/online. SUNY Delhi was rated for the 2014 edition of the Best Online Bachelor's Programs rankings based on student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology.

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            • Catskill Mountains Film Festival Film Workshops - SUNY Delhi - September 21st 2013

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              The Catskill Mountains Film Festival is sponsored by: The Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce and SUNY Delhi Thanks to our Workshops 2013 Sponsors: Delhi Telephone Margaretville Telephone Very Special Thanks to the CMFF Committee and all our fabulous volunteers! Onward to the Festival in May 2014!! The CMFF was funded in part by a DEC grant Administered by the Roxbury Arts Group

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