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  • April 11, 2018

    Fast Forward Film Festival Celebrates Local Filmmakers This Weekend

    Fast Forward Film Festival Celebrates Local Filmmakers This Weekend

    choice_event2-1e949075b9309e1cCity Newspaper highlights the 2018 Fast Forward Film Festival as a Choice Event and references “The Change” by Pittsford youths Caleb Holforth and Seth Denzak and Tom Stringer and Mirjam Makovec’s animated short, “A Fortune.” Read the full article here.    
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  • April 11, 2018

    ‘Fast Forward’ highlights short films with environmental focus

    screen-shot-2018-04-13-at-11-48-30-amThe annual Fast Forward Film Festival is coming up this weekend in Rochester. The event includes 19 film selections made in the Rochester area, featuring creative storytelling with an environmental focus. See the footage here.
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  • April 7, 2018

    Fast Forward Film Festival Review by Jack Garner

    screen-shot-2018-04-13-at-11-37-08-am “One of the region’s most specific, clever and worthwhile film celebrations, the annual Fast Forward Film Festival, arrives next weekend (April 13-14). The idea is simple but can be profound: Showcase shorts of no more than five minutes in length that spotlight ecological ideas, problems and/or potential solutions.” Read the full article here.
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  • March 30, 2018

    Keeping Up With Fast Forward Film Festival on Connections

    11143101_543144455854354_1068307509984537307_oDr. Andy Stern, Festival Founder, was joined by 2018 Filmmakers, Ben Mills & Danielle Moore (Chimera), Sean P. Donnelly (SUPERHOUSE) and Community Outreach Coordinator at the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute, Kate McArdle on WXXI’s Connections with Evan Dawson. Full article here.
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  • March 21, 2018

    Fast Forward Film Festival Announces Program28827283_932971740204955_8564185195910288013_o-2

    Fast Forward Film Festival unveiled its 2018 Official Selections to the Rochester community and was proud to share that 19 films were moving forward to the Film Screenings and Gala & Awards on April 13th and 14th. Of those 19 entries, three are youth film submissions. Read the full article here.
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  • June 27, 2017

    10 things to do in Rochester this weekend (June 29-July 2)

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    As part of the first “Flicks on the Bricks,” the Rochester Public Market will screen short films submitted to this year’s Fast Forward Film Festival. When: From 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 30. Where: Rochester Public Market, 280 Union St. North, Rochester. How much: Free. Food vendors will have food available for purchase.

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  • June 28, 2017

    Movers of the soil: Farmers of the Rochester Public Market

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    The Rochester Public Market on North Union Street is one of the region’s liveliest, most entertaining community gathering places, attracting tens of thousands of people every week, May through October…

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  • April 6, 2017

    Fisher to Host On The Road Series

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    St. John Fisher College will host the first screening of films showcased during the 2017 Fast Forward Film Festival as a part of the organization’s inaugural On the Road Earth Week Series…

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  • April 3, 2017

    RIT Animation Professor Wins Award at Fast Forward

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    A College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at RIT faculty member was the big winner of this year’s Fast Forward Film Festival…

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  • March 29, 2017

    Fast Forward features Scottsville filmmaker

    Cathleen “Cat” Ashworth created the film ART Nature, which is a portrait of Mumford artist Brian Manning. Manning’s artwork includes paintings and sculptures about the…

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