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Geneseo Insomnia Film Festival
You and your team have 24 hours to write, shoot, edit and post a 3-minute video... GO! Your team will compete for prizes against other SUNY Geneseo students in an attempt to incorporate three elements (from a list provided by the GIFF Overlords) into the most witty, interesting, and compelling video. This is a chance for students of all talents to flex their creative muscles and demonstrate a variety of skills, whether they be writers, actors, videographers, or editors. Rally the troops and get started!
January 1Registration Opens
March 16Spring Break Begins
March 20Spring Break Ends
March 20Registrants Past this Point Will Not Receive T-Shirts
March 25Pre-Event Meeting (Drop in South 345 between 4:30-6PM)
March 27GIFF Begins5:00 PM, Location TBD
March 28GIFF Ends!5:00 PM
April 22GREAT Day Awards Ceremony (6:30PM Reception Wads Aud)6:30, Wadsworth Auditorium
|First Place||$400 Amazon Gift Cards|
|Second Place||$300 Amazon Gift Cards|
|Third Place||$200 Geneseo Bookstore Gift Cards|
Video submissions will be judged by a panel of five SUNY Geneseo Faculty and Staff. Each judge will use a subjective zero to five scale in each of the following categories:
- Impact: Did the judges laugh? Did they cry? Did it make them think?
- Cinematography: Was the the video visually compelling?
- Story: How well written, thought-out and portrayed is the story being told using the elements provided?
- Gestalt: How did the totality of the video strike the individual judge?