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U of W Student Film Fest Taking Submissions

February 16, 2011 7:00 AM | Entertainment

Student filmmakers with a passion for creating stunning cinema are being encouraged to submit their best work to the 9th Annual UWinnipeg Student Film Festival.

Submissions are open to any student registered at a post-secondary institution between April 2010 and April 2011.

The University of Winnipeg’s annual Student Film Festival provides an opportunity for student filmmakers to have their work judged by a panel of local filmmakers and to have their films screened before a public audience and members of the local filmmaking community.

Entry is free and the deadline to submit work is Monday, April 4, 2011 at 4 p.m. CT.

The festival will run April 27 to April 29 in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall (3rd Floor, Centennial Hall).

Films can be in any style, type or genre and must run between two and 30 minutes in length.

Prizes will be awarded for: Best Animation/Documentary, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Editor, Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Actor, Best Actress and Audience Favourite.

The festival is open to the public and admission is free.