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Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival Goes Virtual

2020-10-19T19:03:01+00:00October 19th, 2020|

The Northern Illinois University Department of Communication is proud to sponsor this year?s Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival, which will be available to stream on their Vimeo channel from October 21, 2020 until November 21, 2020. The festival is free and available to the public.https://vimeo.com/channels/realitybytesfilmfestivalReality Bytes Film Festival 2020These are the films that were [...]

The American Pavilion Worldwide Student Programs Launches The Road to Cannes

2020-10-16T20:13:51+00:00October 16th, 2020|

The American Pavilion Worldwide Student Programs provide students with hands-on experience, invaluable industry insight and exclusive networking opportunities designed to jumpstart their careers in film, media, events, and hospitality. From virtual roundtables, to remote internship placement, to showcasing the best new voices in filmmaking, each program offers students direct access to industry thought leaders while [...]

MPAA Green Film Event Today at 1PM PT

2020-10-19T15:49:57+00:00October 16th, 2020|

The Motion Picture Association is hosting a new #FilmSchoolFriday event - this time about sustainability in production! Don't miss our conversation, co-hosted with the Producers Guild of America, Sustainable Production Alliance, Green Film School Alliance, and the Green Production Guide:https://motionpictures.org/event/film-school-friday-sustainability-from-studios-to-students/ Friday, October 16th at 1pm PT Please RSVP, attend, and share!!! #FilmSchoolFriday #GreenProductionGuide  

Sundance Institute Names 12 Fellows for Reimagined Episodic Lab: Pilot to Series

2020-10-19T15:57:41+00:00October 10th, 2020|

Sundance Institute Names 12 Fellows for Reimagined Episodic Lab: Pilot to Series   Los Angeles - Sundance Institute announced today the 12 fellows chosen to participate in its first-ever Episodic: Pilot to Series Lab, designed as an immersive two-part experience hosted on Sundance Collab, where selected emerging TV writers will workshop an original pilot and develop [...]

Carole Fielding Student Grant Call for Entries

2020-10-10T21:23:42+00:00October 10th, 2020|

We are now accepting 2020 Carole Fielding Grant applications! The UFVA-sponsored Carole Fielding Student Grant supports production or research proposals. The grant is open to undergraduate and graduate students in film, media, and related fields. Categories include narrative, documentary, experimental, animation, new media, and research. Applicant must be an enrolled student at the time of application is made. [...]

Professor at Seattle University Develops Online Film Database

2020-09-25T19:36:00+00:00September 24th, 2020|

Justine Barda, Film Studies professor at Seattle University, recently developed a resource for finding international film online, telescopefilm.com. The site offers a database of 450,000 films, which you can search by title, country, language, genre, director, etc. The database tells you everything that's out there, if it's available to watch online, and where. Then you can click [...]

MUBI’s New Student Membership

2020-09-23T15:43:14+00:00September 22nd, 2020|

Know any film-loving students? We've got some great news: our friends at the curated streaming service MUBI have launched a brand new student membership. Available to all students, no matter what they're studying. You can enjoy hundreds of incredible hand-picked films from around the world for only $6.99 a month. Learn more at mubi.com/student   [...]

Hellbender Student Film Festival – Call for Entries

2020-09-17T15:02:59+00:00September 15th, 2020|

Hello UFVA! I'm writing in the hopes that you will encourage your students to submit to the inaugural Hellbender Student Film Festival which we launched back in the spring here at Lindenwood University (MO). The final, extended deadline is approaching this Friday, 18 September and we're hoping to see as much student work as possible. [...]

Las Cruces International Film Festival Call for Entries

2020-09-17T15:04:42+00:00September 14th, 2020|

Dear Students,    Congratulations on the success of your student films! I am one of the programming coordinators for the Las Cruces International Film Festival. Last year's festival had an attendance of over 30,000, including Academy Award winners Richard Dreyfuss and Graham Moore.  Past guests include Brendan Fraser, Danny Trejo, Cybill Shepherd, Pam Grier, Johnny Galecki, [...]