UNLV FILM sponsors two annual festivals for film students, alumni, and the local film community - the 48 Hour Film Fest and Spring Flicks - which culminate in screening and award ceremonies. Some of these short films go on to screen in festivals worldwide.
48 Hour Film Fest
Each fall, the Department of Film sponsors the 48 Hour Film Fest at UNLV. Participants are given 48 hours to write, shoot, and edit a short film. The finished films are screened in front of an audience and are voted on by a panel of judges that includes industry professionals. The winning film receives a grand prize and boasting rights.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional 48 Hour Film Fest will not take place in Fall 2020; it will return in Fall 2021. We have created a modified version of the 48 Hour Fest for Fall 2020, called Six Foot Films.
48 Hour Film Fest Information
Six Foot Films
UNLV FILM is pleased to announce a special film festival for Fall 2020, Six Foot Films. Participants will have six days to make a film of six minutes or less in which all participants, including cast and crew, are six feet apart.
Six Foot Films Information