Presented By: The Susan Hirt Hagen Center and the Wittenberg University Cinema Studies Department

What:

The Witt Film Fest 2017 is open to students from Wittenberg University, Urbana University, Cedarville University, Clark State Community College and Clark County high schools. Students will create a short video that incorporates character and setting to tell a story about why unity is important today.  Upon completion, the students will be able to attend a red carpet event at Wittenberg University with guest judges, who will award the top videos created!

Film Prompt: Please create a 2-5 minute film expressing why unity is important today through narrative. Be creative and use story elements to share your message. Upon submission you will be asked to submit the film, a short introduction to yourself, and a brief description of your positive message. All approved submissions will be shown with live judges at 5:30 pm on April 20th, 2017 at our Red Carpet Event in Kissell Auditorium (Koch Hall) on the campus of Wittenberg University!

Film Categories: College Students, Clark County High School Students

Dates to Remember

    • March 15st – April 17th – Registration and Film Production
    • April 17th (by 5PM) – Film Submission Deadline
    • April 20th 2016 (5:30 PM) – Red Carpet Event

Film Guidelines

  • Films must be within 4-5 minutes in length exactly and follow the given prompt.
  • Submissions must be received by April 17th, 2017.
  • All College Students and Clark County Students are eligible, whether or not those students are participating in a film class.
  • Only one submission per student or group will be accepted.
  • All films must meet appropriate standards of respective universities and the Clark County School District.
  • The use of copyrighted material is prohibited. Films have the opportunity to be placed in a collection on our YouTube channel assuming submissions contain no copyrighted material that we do not possess the right to use.
  • Submissions from Springfield City School District and Clark Career and Technology Center will require photo/video releases from all students pictured in the films.

We reserve the right to add to submission guidelines and deny submissions at our discretion.

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