12th annual

The annual competition and celebration of student filmmaking in the Greater Cincinnati region

Judges' Choice: "Something Different" by NFS Master Exploders
Best use of Required Elements: "Something Different" by NFS Master Exploders
Best Pre-Production Paperwork: "5 Stars" by Broken Antenna Productions
Audience Choice, Group A: "Lulu's Tutus" by the Aqua Bears
Audience Choice Runner Up, Group A: "#Capgnostic" by Magic Mushroom Dream House
Audience Choice, Group B: "Something Different" by NFS Master Exploders
Audience Choice Runner Up, Group B: "Spaghetti and Love" by Teamwork

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College Block Theme Team Name Final Movie Received
Cincinnati State A Paranoia Nepenthe Friday 9:45am
Cincinnati State A Capitalism Magic Mushroom Dream House Friday 12:27am
Cincinnati State A Gratitude Keine Team Friday 12:59am
NKU A Loyalty Norse Film Society Friday 6:47am
NKU A Friendship She Wears the Pants Friday 11:05am
NKU A Corruption Broken Antenna Productions Friday 5:26am
NKU A Family 3-D Adventures  
Miami A Community Yeesh Productions Friday 11:38am
Miami A Ambition A Misfits Production  
Xavier A Tolerance Goofy Goobers  
Xavier A Humanity The Aqua Bears Thurs 11:17am/Fri 1:04pm
Ohio Media School A Unity Soul Kitchen  
Cincinnati State B Gratitude Teamwork Thursday 7:08pm
Cincinnati State B Tolerance WhiteWolf Productions  Friday 5:14am
NKU B Family NFS Master Exploders Friday 10:43am
NKU B Capitalism Wah Wah Productions Thursday 11:26am
NKU B Friendship Banana Birds Friday 11:58am
NKU B Corruption NKUAnimate Friday 6:45am
Miami B Unity Gang's All Here Friday 8:21am
Miami B Humanity The Five Horsemen  
Xavier B Loyalty Sophie^2 and the Appalachians Friday 1:10pm
Xavier B Ambition X Seniors  
WKU B Paranoia TBA  
UC Blue Ash B Perseverance Magnificent 7 Friday 1:45am

Required Elements
  • Character: Elise/Ellis Williams, cook
  • Line: I am (I'm) just out of time.
  • Prop: Coffee can

  • Elements Drawing: Feb 19, 4:00pm at Woodburn Brewery
  • Pre-Production: Feb 19 - Feb 24 at noon
  • Production and Post-Production begins Feb 24 at noon upon script, schooting schedule and storyboard/shot list approval by your campus prof
  • Initial cut and paperwork due: Mar 5 by 5:00pm
  • Professional One-on-Ones: March 25 beginning at 10:30am in Griffin Hall (GH) at NKU
  • Movie Refinement Time: March 25 - 31
  • Final movies due: March 31 by noon
  • Screening and Awards: April 29, AMC West Chester


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