Campus MovieFest rolled out the red carpet for 16 finalists in the world’s largest student movie festival. Students only had one week to create their films, and the talent of the UMBC community was evident in the films made. The 66 participants turned in approximately 30 films. Many students worked on multiple projects, increasing the opportunity for community collaboration.
Attendees were greeted by a red carpet before the event, although the actual red carpet was stuck in New Jersey, due to transportation issues. The filmmakers didn’t seem to mind. The Hallway in the ITE building buzzed with activity and excitement.
J.R. Hardman, the senior tour manager for CMF, felt very positive about the entries.
“There was a very strong presence,” she said. “The students came in a big way with talent.”
Read more at: Creativity on screen | The Retriever Weekly.