Charlottesville, VA – July 26, 2016:  Allison Partners and Light House Studio are thrilled to present the 15th Annual Youth Film Festival (YFF) Friday, August 26 at The Paramount Theater. YFF will showcase a variety of films made during the past year, giving students the opportunity to share their work with a wide audience. Many 2015 YFF films have been accepted into national festivals including LA Film Festival and Seattle International Film Festival FutureWave. Attendees will be among the first to see these student films before they hit the 2017 film festival circuit. 

This event will include a pre-screening party, beginning at 6:00PM. The VIP tickets to this party are $80 for adults and $25 for children. Tickets to the pre-screening portion of the evening include a party on The Paramount’s stage, with drinks and hors d’oeuvres by Harvest Moon, and pizza and popcorn for children. General Admission tickets for the film screenings can be purchased for $15. Doors will open for the screening portion of the event at 7:30PM, with the films beginning at 8:00PM..

Tickets for this event are on sale now and can be purchased at The Paramount Theater’s Box Office, by phone at 434.979.1333 or online at


WHO: Light House Studio

WHAT: 15th Annual Youth Film Festival

WHEN: Friday, August 26 – VIP Party at 6:00PM / General Admission at 8:00PM

WHERE: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA


Ticket Pricing:

•$80 VIP ADULT (Starting at 6:00PM, the ticket includes a pre-screening party on The Paramount’s stage. Beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres from Harvest Moon will be served, plus pizza and popcorn for kids.)
•$25 VIP CHILD (18 and Younger)
•$15.00 GENERAL ADMISSION (doors open at 7:30)


Phone: 434-979-1333
Box Office: 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Monday-Friday 10AM-2PM



About Light House Studio: 

Light House Studio is an award-winning nonprofit film-making center for children and teens that has been teaching self-expression through the art of film since 1999. Light House has helped countless youth create thousands of documentaries, dramas, and animated films. Student work has been broadcast on PBS, CNN, and IFC, and their films have received national awards, including a Peabody Award, a Gold World Medal at the New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards, and a CINE Golden Eagle Award. We are excited to open our new home at Vinegar Hill Theatre this summer.