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1st Annual Weeklong Student Film Festival

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1st Annual Weeklong Student Film Festival

Film
Friday, March 4
All Day
Cost: Free
WUD Film’s 1st Annual Weeklong Student Film Festival

WUD Film's 1st Annual Weeklong Film Festival will run from Friday, March 4th at 6:00 PM to Friday, March 11th at 6:00 PM.  During this week, you will be tasked with writing, shooting, and editing a short film.  Your short film must include a character name and a line of dialogue that will be randomly chosen and announced via email at 6:00 PM on March 4th as a way to ensure that the short was created during the weeklong duration.  The short films must be submitted by sending a Dropbox or Box link to your downloadable content via email to wudfilmcollaborations@union.wisc.edu by 6:00 PM on Friday, March 11th in order to be eligible for the prizes.

 

Film Requirements

  • Runtime of 2-15 minutes
  • Short films MUST include the character name and line of dialogue announced on March 4th: A character with the last name Newman (must be communicated either verbally or visually) AND the line of dialogue: "You won't believe what happened at work today."
  • Short films must be submitted by 6:00 PM on March 11th
  • Don’t worry if you only have access to a phone camera!  We encourage everyone to do their best with the equipment available to them.


Prizes for Winners of the Festival

Submissions will be blind juried and the following awards will be given to the top three entries as determined by the jurors:

  • 1st Place: $100 Union Gift Card 
  • 2nd Place: $75 Union Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $50 Union Gift Card


Sign-Up Info 

Please complete this form by March 4th at 6:00 PM for the Student Film Festival, to ensure you receive the required character name and line of dialogue (must be accessed with your wisc.edu email address):  Sign Up Form

Submission Info

  • When exporting your final project, the video should be exported in either .mp4 or .mov format
  • Video files should be named following this format: “YourName_SFF_Submission_2022”
  • Submissions must be made by sending a Dropbox or Box link to your downloadable content via email to wudfilmcollaborations@union.wisc.edu by 6:00 PM on Friday, March 11th 


Resources for Applicants

 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

WUD Film's 1st Annual Weeklong Film Festival will run from Friday, March 4th at 6:00 PM to Friday, March 11th at 6:00 PM.  During this week, you will be tasked with writing, shooting, and editing a short film.  Your short film must include a character name and a line of dialogue that will be randomly chosen and announced via email at 6:00 PM on March 4th as a way to ensure that the short was created during the weeklong duration.  The short films must be submitted by sending a Dropbox or Box link to your downloadable content via email to wudfilmcollaborations@union.wisc.edu by 6:00 PM on Friday, March 11th in order to be eligible for the prizes.

 

Film Requirements

  • Runtime of 2-15 minutes
  • Short films MUST include the character name and line of dialogue announced on March 4th: A character with the last name Newman (must be communicated either verbally or visually) AND the line of dialogue: "You won't believe what happened at work today."
  • Short films must be submitted by 6:00 PM on March 11th
  • Don’t worry if you only have access to a phone camera!  We encourage everyone to do their best with the equipment available to them.


Prizes for Winners of the Festival

Submissions will be blind juried and the following awards will be given to the top three entries as determined by the jurors:

  • 1st Place: $100 Union Gift Card 
  • 2nd Place: $75 Union Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $50 Union Gift Card


Sign-Up Info 

Please complete this form by March 4th at 6:00 PM for the Student Film Festival, to ensure you receive the required character name and line of dialogue (must be accessed with your wisc.edu email address):  Sign Up Form

Submission Info

  • When exporting your final project, the video should be exported in either .mp4 or .mov format
  • Video files should be named following this format: “YourName_SFF_Submission_2022”
  • Submissions must be made by sending a Dropbox or Box link to your downloadable content via email to wudfilmcollaborations@union.wisc.edu by 6:00 PM on Friday, March 11th 


Resources for Applicants

 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

Presented by:

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WUD Film

film@union.wisc.edu
608-262-1143

With support from:

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The James

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