“There are lots of cultural resources in the area around Delhi, Delaware County, and the surrounding counties that remain untapped,” he said. “Along with the scenic surroundings, I think that it’s a fantastic opportunity to share these movies. I look forward to seeing this festival grow and flourish in the years to come.”
The Catskill Mountains Film Festival is sponsored by the university and the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce.
The event encourages student participation and is open to submissions from all members of local communities as well. It is scheduled to take place in early May in order to give students an opportunity to participate in the event before they graduate or leave the area for the summer.
Vecchione, who has produced several documentaries, said she is delighted that Pullman is supportive of the festival.
“He really recognizes that it’s vitally important that people starting out as filmmakers get to have exposure for what they are doing,” she said.