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Campus MovieFest Returns to WVUp All Night

Campus MovieFest, the world’s largest student film festival, will continue its annual tour by visiting West Virginia University’s campus on August 30th. 

Participating students, who sign up via, receive all essential equipment for making a five-minute short film, including a laptop loaded with editing software including Adobe Creative Cloud, a Panasonic HD video camera, a Western Digital portable hard drive, and technical support for tutorials and help guides, all for free.  Student participants are invited to make films with any plot or theme, as long as the five minute time limit is not surpassed. Students are welcome to make a movie about any topic or genre of their choosing. 

The CMF Effenworks Social Justice Category is a special opportunity to create a short movie or song about social justice for a chance to win up to $20,000 in cash grants.  With prizes up to $150,000, subscriptions to Adobe Creative Cloud, Hollywood pitch meeting exposure and total creative liberty, it is certain that hard work will be rewarded. The winners at WVU will advance on to Hollywood to present their films on a national level.  Stay tuned for more information as Campus MovieFest gets geared up this week!