ACU FilmFest

FilmFest at ACU provides a unique opportunity for students interested in careers in media and film to develop their craft and connect with alumni in the industry. The Learning Studio, together with sponsor like Canon, supports these filmmakers with regular workshops and equipment training.


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FilmFest brings Filmmakers to Abilene

Last week, ACU’s 12th Annual FilmFest gave students the opportunity to screen original films at a red-carpet gala at the Paramount Theatre. This year also provided students unprecedented access to training and feedback from filmmakers on campus and around the...

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FilmFest training workshops

This semester we’re working with the FilmFest folks to lead off their 24-hour FilmFest events with a workshop introducing crucial techniques. We’ll kick off the series this week with our first on Friday.   How to Get Great Sound in Your Film In...

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Canon Pro Video workshop kicks off FilmFest

Thanks to Paul McAniff from Canon for joining us at ACU for a couple days to introduce students to DSLR video. The workshop was the first of several the Learning Studio will be hosting to prepare FilmFest participants to shoot, light, and edit films this November. For...

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FilmFest archive now online

Thanks to student media specialists in the Learning Studio, the FilmFest archive is now online. The blog contains lists of participants and winners going back to 2004 with links to all films on the FilmFest Vimeo channel. The blog is built on the same WordPress system...

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24FPS next weekend

For fans of FilmFest, the Paramount will be hosting their annual short film festival next weekend, with programs Friday night (4th) and Saturday afternoon and evening (5th). 24FPS is an international film festival that brings important work in animation, documentary,...

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ACU FilmFest and Canon

This year student filmmakers involved in FilmFest had the opportunity to work with DSLR cameras with HD video provided by Canon. The Learning Studio managed checkouts for a wide variety of camera bodies and lenses, including Canon’s popular 5D we discussed in a...

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