PATERSON, NJ - The Ninth Annual Passaic County Film Festival is a juried exhibition of students’ and independent filmmakers’ work which showcases projects created by filmmakers who live, attend school, or work in Passaic County. All 10-minute entries must be the sole effort of those submitting the work.

The application deadline is 4 pm on Jan. 30, 2013. There is no submission fee, entry to the festival on April 20 will be free, and screenings will take place at the Fabian 8 Theater in historic downtown Paterson.

For info, call 973-569-4720 or e-mail