CAM Will Host 10th Annual Film Festival

The College of Arts and Media at Southeastern University will host its 10th annual Revolution Film Festival, and for the first time, film submissions will be open to high schools, colleges and professionals across the United States. This year’s theme is redemption, which centers on the moral transformation of a main character. The festival will be held February 5 and 6, 2016.

Early bird submissions for the film festival are due by December 10, 2015, and the final deadline is January 1, 2016. Several categories are available for the films: High School Short, Collegiate Narrative Short, Professional Narrative Short, Documentary Short and Short-Form Screenplay. Time limits for the short films include three minutes, six minutes and 12 minutes. Prizes will be given to the best categories, with the top prize being $1,500 for Best Collegiate Film. For more information on submissions, please call 863.667.5119 or click here.

The Revolution Film Festival will also include workshops with three special guest speakers: Matthew Luhn, Stephan Campbell and Jordan Reddout.

Luhn, an animator and story supervisor at Pixar Animation Studios, has more than 20 years of experience in the movie industry and has developed stories and characters on four Academy Award- and four Golden Globe-winning movies. Some of his credits include Toy Story, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, The Simpsons, Up and others.

Campbell is a camera operator for AMC’s Walking Dead and has been a cinematographer/director for Sydney White, Monster and Zombieland. He has won the Crystal Reel for his cinematography for To Write Love on Her Arms.

Reddout grew up in Winter Haven and attended the Lois Cowles Harrison Center for the Visual and Performing Arts and Harvard University. She has worked for HBO, Starz and Fox, as well as Army Wives, The Get Down and Mad Dogs. In 2013, she landed her first writing job for ABC’s The Muppets.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Revolution Film Festival.