The UNLV Department of Film and Cox Communications Las Vegas will host the Cox Channel 96/UNLV Student Film Festival Sept. 4 - Sept. 22.
Two hours of featured student work will run 8 -10 p.m. Sept. 4-5, 14-15, and 21-22.
"The Cox Channel 96/UNLV Film Student Festival is a sample of outstanding filmmaking during the past year," said Francisco Menendez, chair of the UNLV Department of Film. "These students unleash their imaginations, pool their resources and spend countless hours creating these works. Our faculty and staff in the UNLV Department of Film are extremely proud of our emerging student filmmakers."
The short films will stream simultaneously on www.cox96.net and be available on Cox Channel 1 On DEMAND. Navigating from the On DEMAND homepage to Freezone Student Film Festival. The film content will be available in On DEMAND until Sept. 30.
"We're very excited to host this festival with UNLV as it will provide young filmmakers with an opportunity to reach new audiences through access to community programming on cable television while enriching the cable channel's cultural offerings," said Steve Schorr, vice president of public and government affairs at Cox Communications Las Vegas.
The Department of Film offers a broad-based BA degree in Film and an MFA in screenwriting that delivers a variety of curricular options leading to careers in the dynamic worlds of narrative film and digital filmmaking. Students are challenged with innovative directing training, signature screenwriting approaches, the latest digital cinematography, cutting edge non-linear editing solutions and interactive approaches toward teaching film history.
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.
Cox Communications/UNLV Film Festival 2011 - Program
Cold Feet (12:16)
M. Simon Lim, Co-writer - Director
Jim, a recently engaged man, starts to have doubts about his upcoming marriage.
Walter Was Here (14:17)
Adam Zielinski, Writer - Director - Editor - Cinematographer
3rd Place Winner Spring Flicks Competition 2011
Walter and his sister, Elle, have survived the apocalypse. When Elle gets sick, however, Walter must trek through the desolate land in search of medicine that will save her.
My Girlfriend is Cheating on Me or Hey I Can Turn Invisible! - Part 1 (7:21)
Lundon Boyd, Writer - Director - Producer
My Girlfriend is Cheating on Me or Hey I Can Turn Invisible! - Part 2 (12:23)
Chris Russell, Director - Editor - Producer
Distorted Perfection (12:59)
Erica Chan, Director - Writer - Editor
1st place Best Actress - Lindsey Naves - Spring Flicks Awards 20113rd place Best Editing - Spring Flicks Awards 2011
An obsessive compulsive bulimic girl struggles to find herself as she tries to fit into societies ideals of beauty.
Dead Silence (5:07)
Andrea Walter, Director
1st Place 48 Hour Film Competition 2010
A tired businessman awakens to a bite on his arm and an unimaginable existence.
Ballet Dancer (10:20)
Maggie Deleon, Writer - Producer - Director
Winner 2nd Place Spring Flicks Competition 2011
Two young women's lives are forever changed as they deal with the parallels of death in different ways.
Dream in the Dark (9:41)
Anthony Clifford, Writer - Director
Winner Las Vegas Super 8 competition 2011
A man is banished from his hellish home and must decide whether or not to return for the woman he loves.
Please Sign Here (11:14)
Christopher LaPierre, Writer - Producer - Director
Miranda a young woman house bound after an accident uses the internet to court her love interest, the delivery man.
Andrea Walter, Writer - Director
On February 1, 2003, The Space Shuttle Columbia attempted re-entry over the earth's atmosphere.
The Garden Gnome (12:28)
Ryan Pierre LeBoeuf, Writer - Director
Frank Boors's cherished garden gnome goes missing and he will stop at nothing to get it back.