Meet the Judges

We are forever grateful to our patient and thoughtful judges who spend hours and hours enjoying your films and sharing their insights with us. Judges’ comments are not available to filmmakers or the public, but know that they are some of your strongest supporters. Our 2024 panel of judges included: Asheville-based Jill Boniske is a […]


Enter your film in the 10th annual Longleaf Film Festival! Rolling submission dates begin August 14 for films that demonstrate a Tar Heel State connection, through the people involved in making them, their setting, or their subject (and all former Official Selection filmmakers may enter; their “OS” status is their connection).  Longleaf is a free-to-attend […]