Eighth Annual Visions Film Festival and Conference

Thursday, April 05

Additional Information

Film fanatics, makers and scholars are invited to take part in the annual Visions Film Festival and Conference, April 5-6. Hosted on the UNCW campus each spring, Visions celebrates the creative and scholarly work of undergraduate film students from around the world. Registration for the Visions 8 All-Access Badge, which allows entry to both days and nights of the event, is open now.

Highlights of this year’s festival and conference include:

  1. Two Film Blocks: Featuring 24 daring, delightful and diverse range of narrative, documentary, animation and experimental films made by undergraduates from film programs from around the world.
  2. Conference Block: Four young, professional scholars challenge the audience with their in-depth analysis of film and discuss topics important to film studies in an inquisitive environment.
  3. Keynote Address: Badge holders get the chance to hear from an established filmmaker as they share their journey to success.
  4. Visionary Panel: Seven film professionals share anecdotes from their careers, offer advice to attendees, and take questions from the audience regarding film production, graduate school, fundraising, internships, interviews and more.
  5. Video Race: Twenty teams square off in a one-hour, one-take filmmaking challenge.
  6. Breakfast and Dessert Receptions: Mingle with visiting VIP guests and socialize with students and faculty from international undergraduate film programs.
  7. After Party: A night of music, awards, refreshments, photo booth pictures and more in downtown Wilmington, NC.

Badge registration is available through Vendini, which can be accessed through Badges and individual tickets may also be purchased at Sharky’s Game Room, in the UNCW Fisher Student Center.

  • Early Bird Registration: Feb.12-March 22 ($10)
  • Regular Registration: March 23-April 4 ($15)
  • Walk-Up Registration: April 5-6 ($20)