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Geneseo Insomnia Film Festival: March 29th 2019
As we prepare for the 2019 GIFF, enjoy the pictures taken at the 2018 Awards Ceremony on Flickr.
You 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 create the most witty, interesting, and creative video. This is a chance for students of all talents to flex their creative muscles and demonstrate their skills, whether they be writers, actors, videographers, or editors. Rally the troops and get started!
January 1Registration Opens
March 18Spring Break Begins
March 22Spring Break Ends
March 20Registrants Past this Point Will Not Receive T-Shirts
March 27Pre-Event Meeting (Drop in South 345 between 4:30-6PM)
March 29GIFF Begins5:00 PM, Location TBD
March 30GIFF Ends!5:00 PM
April 17GREAT 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?