The Digital Media Commons (DMC) is pleased to announce the schedule for this year's New Short Film Festival. The Festival is created and coordinated by students, in collaboration with Art Department and Media Studies Department professors at UNCG
1) February 1st: Experimental Film Night. Hosted by Prof. Michael Frierson from the Media Studies department. Prof. Frierson has curated several unique examples of experimental film in an effort educate us all about the importance of this film genre. The event will be held in the VIA lab, located in the DMC on the lower-level of Jackson Library. The event starts at 6:00 and ends at 7:30. Free drinks, pizza, and light refreshments provided.
2) March 14th [note change from March 3, when it was originally scheduled]: Screen Dance Night. Hosted and curated by Prof. Robin Gee from the Music, Theater, and Dance department. Prof. Gee will introduce us to the emerging art of screen dance, a blend of traditional dance and multimedia technology. The event will be held in the VIA lab, located in the DMC on the lower-level of Jackson Library. The event starts at 6:00 and ends at 7:30. Free drinks, pizza, and light refreshments provided.
3) April 27th: Outdoor Screening. The final Film Festival event. Films curated by DMC staff with help from Media Studies faculty. Included in the screening are a selection of films made by UNCG students, as well as shorts created by filmmakers from round the globe. The event starts at 8:30 and will be held on the front lawn of Jackson Library.