2011 Animation Workshop with London Squared

November 28th, 2011

CUNUFF would like to thank those who attended our animation workshop with London Squared, sponsored [in part] by the Arts Initiative at Columbia University. This funding is made possible through a generous gift from The Gatsby Foundation.

Congratulations – 2011 Award Winners

April 27th, 2011

On April 3rd, 2011, Columbia University was proud to host the 7th Annual Columbia University National Undergraduate Film Festival. With judges Jennifer Elster (In The Woods, BELIEF) and Jamal Josephs (August Rush), the event was a fantastic showcase of seven student independent films which ranged from horror to heartfelt comedy.

The 2011 Nominees Were:

By Jude – Angela Chen

Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Crafts – Talia Alberts

Nightfall – Corry Wiens

pennies – Jonathan Chanin

Hypnocus-Pocused – Victor Suarez

Marta – Rachel Mersky

The Goldfish – Jacob Mendel

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January 19th, 2011

Hey student filmmakers!

The 7th Annual Columbia University National Undergraduate Film Festival is now accepting submissions! The early deadline has already passed, but don’t worry, there are still two more:

Regular deadline: January 29, 2011 (postmarked date) – $15 fee

Late deadline: March 5, 2011 (postmarked date)- $20 fee

Just click on the “Submit a Film 2011″ link on the right-hand banner for more details. And remember, over $1000 in cash and prizes will be awarded by industry professionals!

Good luck everyone, we look forward to watching your films.

2007 best picture award

And the 2010 Winners are...

~ Best Picture ~

Action World
Aaron Fronk, Vince DeGaetano, and Cooper Johnson
Columbia College Chicago

~ Concord Award (for Most Popular Film) ~

Jonathan Ong
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

~ Best Directed ~

Action World
Aaron Fronk, Vince DeGaetano, and Cooper Johnson
Columbia College Chicago

~ Best Screenplay ~

Jason Outenreath
Oberlin College

~ Frontiers Award (for Most Original Film) ~

Old Man's Tomb
Matt Reynolds
Bates College, and The Maine Media Workshops

~ Best Editing ~

Wandering Star
Anthony Hays and Matt Yoka
University of Colorado, at Boulder

~ Best Acting ~

"Garbage Day!"
Victor Suarez and John Sadlik Columbia University of New York / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne

~ Best Cinematography ~

Warren Budd and his Propeller Plane
Jackson Adams
Emerson College

~ Opus Award (for Best Use of Music & Sound) ~

Erica M. Hart
Northwestern University

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