Submissions Now Being Accepted for Oct. 1-3 Baseball Film Festival at Hall of Fame

Fifth-Annual Event Highlights Baseball on the Big Screen

July 14, 2010
The fifth annual Baseball Film Festival will take place in Cooperstown Oct. 1-3. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will recognize the twin traditions of baseball and film when, for the fifth consecutive year, it hosts the Baseball Film Festival in Cooperstown, Oct. 1-3.

The Hall of Fame is accepting submissions for the 2010 Baseball Film Festival through Aug. 13. Films can be of any length and genre, but must have been released within the last five years and feature baseball as a primary or secondary theme.

To submit a film for consideration, please send the following: 3 DVD copies of the film, a short written synopsis, and filmmaker bios. Materials may be sent to:

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Attn: Manager of Museum Programs
25 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Films selected for the festival will be shown at the Baseball Hall of Fame during the Baseball Film Festival Oct. 1-3. One copy of each film selected will enter the Hall of Fame's archives.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open seven days a week year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. From Memorial Day through the day before Labor Day, the Museum is open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. The Museum observes regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. from Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend. Ticket prices are $16.50 for adults (13 and over), $11 for seniors (65 and over) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations, and $6 for juniors (ages 7-12). Members are always admitted free of charge and there is no charge for children 6 years of age or younger. For more information, visit our Web site at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.