CCI Film and Photography Gala
First Annual CCI Film and Photography Gala to benefit the ESL in Franklin Hall
The first annual College of Communication and Information (CCI) Film and Photography Gala invites Kent State University students to submit photography and short films for a juried competition to be held on Friday, March 30 at 5 p.m. in Franklin Hall. CCI, in conjunction with Kent State's Undergraduate Student Government, will sponsor the competition and event, with proceeds benefiting the Equipment Services Lab (ESL) in Franklin Hall.
Two separate competitions will take place at the Gala event: film and documentary photography.
The photography competition will take place at 5 p.m. in the FirstEnergy Auditorium Lobby and will consist of two rounds of evaluation. Doors will open for the film screening beginning at 6:15 p.m. in the FirstEnergy Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for this business casual event.
All submissions are due to Jennifer Kramer in 131 Moulton Hall (CCI Dean's Office) on or before March 26, 2012. Participation is limited to current Kent State students but the film screening is open to the public. A non-refundable flat fee of $15 per person is required to enter the film competition. Each participant may submit up to three entries for this fee. Each entrant will receive notification of acceptance by March 28, 2012.
All films and photographs must be viewable by a general audience and free from any obscene, provocative or inappropriate content. All works must be completed by Kent State University student contestants while currently enrolled.
Judging will be based on originality, technical merit, execution and audience appeal. Each film entry should be submitted on an individually-labeled DVD and can be between one and 15 minutes long. Films must have been created in the past two years and free of any copyright infringement.
Judges will rate photos based on creativity, photographic quality and reflection of the chosen theme. The top 10 entries will move on to the second round of judging, where first, second and third place winners will be selected.
The images that make up this exhibit were compiled by students from elementary and basic photography classes, Visual Storytelling, photojournalism and specialty classes, as well as photos taken for student media and personal projects from fall 2010 to spring 2011. These represent the diverse interests and talents of our students. They showcase their skills, their passion and their wide range of interests. The collected images are meaningful, emotional, aesthetic and very much what we, as a teaching faculty, envisioned when we set out to share with you the worlds our students see through their own eyes.
Contact: David Sadvari
Senator for the College of Communication and Information
Undergraduate Student Government
Kent State University