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2017 High Falls Film Festival

Posts by Kate Herrmann


  1. Cinematographer Nancy Schreiber, ASC to be honored with Susan B. Anthony “Failure Is Impossible” Award

    Posted October 17th, 2017 by Kate Herrmann in Uncategorized

      The High Falls Film Festival is proud to present the 2017 Susan B. Anthony “Failure Is Impossible” Award to Nancy Schreiber, ASC in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the art of filmmaking as one of the few female cinematographers in the industry. Nancy is an award-winning cinematographer based in both New York and […]


  2. Festival Schedule Announced

    Posted October 9th, 2017 by Kate Herrmann in Uncategorized

      The High Falls Film Festival has announced its slate of films taking place November 2-6 at the Little Theatre, with other events at venues around Rochester’s East End. Currently in its 16th year, the festival continues to celebrate the role of women in the industry, both in front of—and behind—the camera. The program boasts […]


  3. New Roles for HFFF Team

    Posted April 26th, 2017 by Kate Herrmann in Uncategorized

        Planning is underway for the 2017 High Falls Film Festival with the same team returning but with new roles. Nora Brown has been named Artistic Director of HFFF and continues to serve as the Film Commissioner and Executive Director of the Rochester/Finger Lakes Film Commission.  As Artistic Director of the High Falls Film […]


  4. Kodak and High Falls Film Festival launch 2016 competition for shorts shot on film

    Posted July 22nd, 2016 by Kate Herrmann in News, Uncategorized

      Submissions are being accepted by High Falls Film Festival of shorts made on film, to be considered for the KODAK Vision Award, which marries the festival’s mission with Kodak’s commitment to supporting the achievement of women in the industry. Shorts made on film, under 30 minutes in length, are being accepted through Sept. 10 […]


  5. “Best of Fests” Returns for Second Year

    Posted April 14th, 2016 by Kate Herrmann in Uncategorized

    Three-day “Best of the Fests” returns for second year — presenting the favorite films from High Falls, ImageOut, and Rochester Jewish film festivals April 27-29 Rochester, N.Y. – A collaborative event titled “Best of the Fests” celebrates three of Rochester’s largest film festivals, sharing the “best” movies with a broader film-loving audience. The film festivals are High […]


  6. KODAK High Falls Vision Award Winner Announced

    Posted March 8th, 2016 by Kate Herrmann in Uncategorized

      British filmmaker Katy Milner has been named the inaugural winner of the KODAK High Falls Vision Award, which honors and supports women filmmakers. Milner earned an in-kind grant of motion-picture film from Kodak valued at $2,000, to be utilized for her autobiographical short “Graffiti.” The announcement was made today in honor of International Women’s […]