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Visions 8 Film Festival & Conference


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Join us for the 8th Annual Visions Film Festival & Conference

The event is run by undergraduates, for undergraduates. Our mission is to showcase, promote, and celebrate the best in undergraduate filmmaking and scholarship!

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We have many events throughout the two days of the festival:


Visionary Spotlight - 4:00pm
Our Visionary Panel of UNCW Film Studies and Visions Alums will be showcasing their work.

Opening Night Mixer - 6:30pm
Hosted at Dig and Dive, this event is open to everyone! Come mingle with the panelist, filmmakers, scholars, staff, and other film lovers!

FRIDAY - 6th

Breakfast Reception - 8:00am
Join us for a delicious breakfast before the festivities kickoff!

Keynote Address - 9:00am
Shaofu Zhang, Disney veteran and new CEO and co-founder of Taiko Studios, will be speaking about his experiences in the industry with a Q&A to follow.

Video Race & Screening - 10:30
Our 1 hour, 1 take, 1 minute Video Race's theme this year is "80's Music Video!" Team up with other festival goers and take on the challenge!

Film Block 1 - 2:00pm
Our first film screening of the day with a Q&A to follow with the filmmakers present at the festival.

Conference Block - 4:00pm
Four scholars present their research on film-related topics they wrote about as undergraduates. Q&A to follow the presentations.

Visionary Panel - 5:30pm
Our film professionals take the stage and talk about their experiences! Q&A styled event.

Dessert Reception - 7:30pm
Enjoy catered dessert spread before the final film screening.

Film Block 2 - 8:00pm
Our second and last film screening of the day with a Q&A to follow with the filmmakers present at the festival.

After Party - 11:00pm
Mystery location! Join us after the main event to mingle with everyone that attended Visions 8. We will also be announcing our award winners, including an audience award!

We hope to see you there!