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Hosted by the Media Depot

Date/Time: Friday April 29th @ 7pm

Where: Gatton Student Center - Worsham Theater

- free and open to the public

SPRING 2022 UKY Film Festival Details -

Submission Details - (SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOW! Deadline: April 15th @ 11:59pm (EST))

  • Must be a currently enrolled student at UKY or was enrolled in the Fall 2021/Spring of 2022

  • All submissions must not exceed 8mins (exceptional films may be approved by the selection committee)

  • Films of any genre will be considered (drama, comedy, action, adventure, horror, etc)

  • Express yourself creatively (please limit elements of gore, explicit language, and sexuality)

  • Be Original (acquire all the necessary rights or licenses for materials in the film)

  • Media Production and Editing Resources Available at the Student Media Depot!

By entering your film, you agree to the following:

  • Submitter is a current University of Kentucky student

  • You have acquired all necessary rights or licenses for material in the film (talent, music, locations, etc.).

  • You will provide the Festival with requested marketing and promotional materials including but not limited to a Film Poster, Headshots, short bios, and list of cast and crew.

  • The UKY Film Festival has the right to use all submissions for unlimited promotion, screenings, and a compilation products.

Awards - Sponsored by: Courage Media

  • Audience Choice - Selected by the live viewing audience the night of the show

  • Best of Show Fiction - Awarded to the narrative fiction film with the highest combined judges scores

  • Best of Show Nonfiction - Awarded to the nonfiction film with the highest combined judges scores

  • Best Documentary - Awarded to the documentary film with the highest combined judges scores

  • Best Animation - Best animated film with the highest combined judge scores

  • Best Performance - Best performance will be awarded to a UK student actor or actress in a narrative fiction role

  • Honorable Mention - Favorite film determined by the selection committee

Sponsors: Check out our local sponsors!

  • Courage Media has been sponsoring the awards for the festival for the last several seasons.

  • Media Collaboratory has sponsored promotional material and last years live streamed event.

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