‘Films on the Floodwall’ Returns to Headline James River Week

June 23, 2016 · 1 minute read

Attention local filmmakers: this September, “James River Week will once again include Films on the Floodwall, a free community film screening organized by the James River Advisory Council, James River Outdoor Coalition, and James River Association on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 6 p.m.. The event is held at Diversity Park in the James River Park System and films are projected onto the floodwall. Budding auteurs are encouraged to submit original films to be screened at the event.

Last year's 'Films on the Floodwall' featured a number of local short films. Most were James River related.

Last year’s ‘Films on the Floodwall’ featured a number of local short films. Most were James River related.

Film submissions will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on August 28. Submitted films will be reviewed and filmmakers will be notified if their movie is selected for screening. Selected films will be screened at Films on the Floodwall Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm.

Films should feature the James River or one of its tributaries and include at least one of the following subjects: Conservation; Parks and Public Spaces; Outdoor Recreation; Wildlife and Ecosystems; Aesthetics.

Filmmakers may submit more than one film. Films must be original and created after January 1, 2016. By submitting a film, each filmmaker represents the film submitted is original work that does not infringe on the copyright or intellectual property right of another party, and each filmmaker agrees to indemnify Films on the Floodwall and its organizers from all liability arising from any alleged infringement in this regard. All forms of footage, including audio, video, and photos, not produced by the filmmaker(s) must be credited to the original producer. The filmmaker(s) retains ownership rights to the submitted film and grants the organizers of Films on the Floodwall permission to screen the film and recognize the filmmaker(s) during the event.

Please submit films to Justin Doyle of the James River Association via email at jdoyle@jrava.org or on a

DVD via mail: Films on the Floodwall

c/o James River Association

4833 Old Main Street

Richmond, Va. 23231

Please contact Justin Doyle of the James River Association at jdoyle@jrava.org if you have any questions.