Tickets On Sale for the 2019 Footcandle Film Festival

The 2019 Footcandle Film Festival is coming to the Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block in Hickory the weekend of September 27thto 29th.  This is the fifth year of the film festival and will bring thirty-five films for attendees to view and meet some of the filmmakers throughout the weekend.  A complete list of the […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Footcandle Film Festival Winners

The winners of the 2018 Footcandle Film Festival were announced at the Closing Awards Ceremony and Dinner on Sunday, September 30th.  The winners were selected from the 37 films that were screened during the festival weekend.  Congratulations to all of the films and their filmmakers! Best Narrative Feature Film:  In Blue Directed by Jaap van Heusden […]

Footcandle Film Society Provides Grants to Two North Carolina-Based Productions

The Footcandle Film Society is happy to announce the first recipients of its Filmmaker Grant program. The Filmmaker Grant Program provides financial support to projects that help to further the use of film as a story-telling medium and have a majority of their production work take place in North Carolina.  The grant money is intended […]

Special Event Announced: A partnership with UNC-TV Public Media

UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina is back in Hickory and the Catawba Valley Region! UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina with support from Footcandle Film Society of Catawba County and Hickory Metro Convention Center and Visitors Bureau are proud to present an exclusive preview screening of UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina’s CATAWBANS. Thursday, September 27, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Drendel Auditorium on the Salt […]

2018 Footcandle Film Festival Tickets on Sale

Tickets are now available to the general public for the 2018 Footcandle Film Festival, to be held September 28th to 30th at the Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block in Hickory, North Carolina!  You can purchase tickets online by clicking the button below. [themify_button text=”#ffffff” color=”#73d4e6″ target=”https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/11301/footcandle-film-festival” bgcolor=”light-blue” size=”large” link=”https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/11301/footcandle-film-festival”]Buy your tickets online now[/themify_button] You […]

LRU’s Visiting Writers Series presents Chip White and Shea Sizemore

In partnership with the Footcandle Film Society, Lenoir-Rhyne University will host a night with screenwriters, directors and producers Chip White and Shea Sizemore on Thursday, September 21st at 7 p.m.in PE Monroe Auditorium. During the event White and Sizemore will discuss the art of writing for film and video. They will also share selections of […]

The 2016 Footcandle Film Festival Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Footcandle Film Festival! * Best Short Film: “I Only Smile in Pictures” (Director: Clayton Witmer) * Best Feature-Length Narrative: “Remittance” (Directors: Patrick Daly and Joel Fendelman) * Best Feature-Length Documentary: “Tower” (Director: Keith Maitland) * Audience Favorite: “Hear the Silence” (Director: Ed Ehrenberg)

LRU’s Visiting Writers Series presents William Stribling

In partnership with the Footcandle Film Society, Lenoir-Rhyne University will host a night with screenwriter and director, William Stribling on Thursday, September 22 at 7 p.m.in PE Monroe Auditorium. During the event Stribling will discuss the art of writing for film and video. He will also share a screening of his film, Bear with Us, which is […]

Festival to bring Filmmakers from Around the World to Hickory

During the weekend of September 23rd-25th, filmmakers from around the world will be traveling to Hickory, North Carolina to show their films at the 2nd annual Footcandle Film Festival. The 2016 Footcandle Film Festival will be held at the Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block, with films being shown between Friday, September 23rd and Sunday, […]

Special Event: Thursday, September 22nd

We are excited to be partnering with the Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series as they host a night with screenwriter and director William Stribling as he discusses the art of writing for film and video.  The evening will also feature his film “Bear With Us”, that is also playing during the festival weekend.  This event […]