CULTURAL & EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

FFF offers enriching cultural and educational programming to audiences throughout the year, providing first rate cinema, panel discussions, readings, and workshops. FFF programs are designed to engage the public, inspire aspiring filmmakers, and showcase talented filmmakers / film craftspeople. An added benefit? Our programs bring direct economic benefits to local Fairfield businesses, shops, hotels and restaurants.

FESTIVAL FAVORITES Film Series

This monthly series programs outstanding narrative features, documentaries, shorts, and animated programs from
festivals around the world, around the country, and around the corner. Post-screening filmmaker Q&As and/or panel
discussions whenever possible.

FOCUS ON CT Film Series

This monthly series showcases films, directors, producers, screenwriters, and film craftspeople with a direct connection to Connecticut.
Every film includes a post-screening Q&A. The program includes documentaries, features, shorts, animation, and adaptations.

CT FILM CRAFT Series

Film craft seminars featuring directors, writers, cinematographers, producers, art directors, composers, makeup artists, costumers, location scouts and more.  A seasoned filmmaker/craftsperson will walk participants through their work experience in the film industry. A must for aspiring filmmaker as well as individuals who are curious about the process of making a film. A great networking opportunity for those who are already in the business. 

WHO’S ZOOMING WHO?

An archive of exclusive FFF Zoom filmmaker interviews available for your enjoyment.

SEANIE SUGRUE, Screenwriter / Director
MISTY BUTTON (2019) USA, Comedy Drama
Seanie Sugrue speaks with FFF Executive Director Megan Smith-Harris, about the evolution and production of his independent feature, MISTY BUTTON. Streamed as part of the FFF Festival Favorites Series in March 2021 Celebrate Ireland Film Series.

WATCH THE INTERVIEW for free HERE

THE WRITE STUFF

Quarterly developmental readings of screenplays written by Connecticut writers and read by local actors. These events are intended as early-stage developmental readings to help writers refine their scripts and/or as a showcase for potential film production. This program provides a unique opportunity for community members to engage in the behind-the-scenes process of making films.

Got a great script you’d like us to consider for The Write Stuff? Submit your screenplay on the FFF FilmFreeway platform.

VIRTUAL REALITY SHOWCASE

A day-long showcase presenting the latest technological innovations in Virtual Reality Technology and digital media. Interactive VR displays in all areas —from gaming and cinema, to education, science, art and healthcare—providing a memorable experience for attendees of all ages. The event will present the latest VR devices, content and production techniques at the state-of-the art VR Lab located at Sacred Heart University’s Film and Media department.

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