Halloween Film Contest

Want to partake in a ghoulish evening filled with creepy filmmaking fun, food, and prizes? We are looking for six groups of three aspiring filmmakers. You can sign up and be placed in a group or find two friends and create your own group! 

Space is limited to 18 participants – sign up by Friday, October 18!

Contact Brianna Derr at derrbh@wfu.edu to sign up! Costumes are encouraged but optional.

Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 4:30pm-11:00pm (screening at 10:00pm)
Where: ZSR Library, Room 204
Prizes: OSMO Mobile 3 Combo

Pizza and Snacks Provided To Participants!

Tentative Agenda

    • Intro-20min (ZSR 204)
    • Script/Storyboard-1 hr (study rooms on 2/conference rooms on 6)
    • Equipment Training-30 min (Barry Davis/Brianna Derr, ZSR 204)
    • Production-1.5 hrs (Access to public areas of the library)
    • Rush Training-30 min (Mac Lab)
    • Edit-1.5 hrs (Mac Lab)
    • Showcase/Judging-45 min (ZSR 204)

Meet The Judges

Mary DaltonMary M. Dalton (’83) is a Professor of Communication at Wake Forest University where she teaches courses in critical media studies focusing on film and television.  Her scholarly publications include articles, book chapters, and fully authored books, including the The Hollywood Curriculum:  Teachers in the Movies, Teacher TV:  Seventy Years of Teachers on Television, and the co-edited volume The Sitcom Reader:  America Re-viewed, Still Skewed.  Her documentaries have been screened at various festivals, museums, galleries, libraries, and on public television. Check out one of her documentaries, Connecting Ethiopia and the World.

IIvan Weissvan Weiss is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Journalism Program. He is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and photographer.

His documentary work has explored themes such as integration and the civil rights movement, experimental music, and urban gentrification. His films include “The Education of Ida Owens” about the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D from Duke University, “Nazoranai: A documentary” about an improvisational sound trio, “Leaving Traces” about photography and minor league baseball, and “Festival: A Month in Durham” about a changing city as seen through the lens of three music festivals. Check out more of his work!

Brianna DerrBrianna Derr is the Manager of Advanced Learning Projects with Information Systems, Academic Technology. Her position aims to enhance teaching and learning in the curriculum through the use of digital technologies. Brianna aims to stay at the forefront of teaching, learning, and technology in order to provide transformative learning experiences for students at Wake Forest University. View more of her work!

Join Us For The Screening!

Everyone is invited for the screening of the films at 10:00pm in ZSR #204!