Friday, January 27, 2012
stuFF Student Film Festival 2012
Introducing the first annual stuFF Student Film Festival 2012 – submissions open February 6, 2012
WalkMyCampus.com is Canada’s premier online post-secondary community
Toronto, ON; January 25, 2012 – In search of the next Cronenberg, WalkMyCampus.com (WMC) is calling all aspiring student filmmakers, introducing the first annual stuFF Student Film Festival 2012. Submissions will open on February 6, 2012, 9:00am EST, welcoming entries of short films (maximum 15 minutes in length) created by Ontario post-secondary students between the ages of 18 – 35. There is no fee to participate in the festival, an intentional component to ensure all interested students have an equal opportunity to submit. The films will be judged by fellow WMC members through an online portal and Amir Azimi, Canadian premiere filmmaker (who has worked throughout the globe) and Executive Producer of BFP (Brothers on Fire Productions). An exclusively online film festival, WMC will promote the chosen films and announce the winner through their online community (additional details and deadlines to be announced in the coming weeks).
Amir Kendic, founder of WalkMyCampus.com, says: “Walk My Campus is devoted to the creation of forums to highlight the vast talent of post-secondary students. stuFF is an ideal platform to share the works of tomorrow’s next great filmmakers with the world!”
Filmmakers can submit projects in the following genre categories; ONE (1) film will be chosen as the winner from any one of the following categories:
Videos and required documentation are available for download and must be submitted by mail to qualify for consideration. The winner of the film festival will be announced on June 4th, 2012 and in addition to peer accolades in this budding community, will win a $1,000.00CDN cash reward and one (1) mentoring session with Brothers on Fire Productions (reviewing the winning video and providing collaborative feedback). In addition, the winner will be invited on set to shadow the Brothers on Fire Production team and obtain hands-on experience. Submissions for the festival will CLOSE on March 20, 2012, 9:00pm EST. For complete info on stuFF and to apply please visit: walkmycampus.com/wmtv.
Launched in 2011, WMC is the new student “hub” bringing organization, networking, planning, entertainment and of course commerce to a single place that they can call their own from both an Inter-Campus and Intra-Campus perspective. Targeting a core student demographic (male/female 50/50 skew aged 17 – 35), WMC was created to bring together millions of educated, tech savvy young adults by offering a broad spectrum of customized, proprietary web-based tools to network, share, organize, socialize, collaborate, live, shop, showcase their talents and work while attending post-secondary school.
About WalkMyCampus.com (WMC)
MISSION STATEMENT – The mission of WMC is to enhance the academic and social experience of college and university students using a flexible and secure online platform where they can network, share, study, learn, earn, organize, socialize, collaborate, create, shop, swap, work and give back.
“Our one-stop online community shop connects students across and within campuses, providing a forum where they can indulge their newfound independence in complete privacy. WMC is designed to enhance the busy lives of students by giving them tools and resources to manage their social lives, improve their studies, plan their careers, showcase their talent and just have fun. By combining and expanding on the educational, social, commerce and fun features found on various other websites, WMC provides students with variety, convenience and privacy, all from a single online source.
For more information, please visit www.walkmycampus.com and www.bfpstudio.com.
Press release provided by: HC Consulting
Photo credit: HC Consulting/Walk My Campus