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Campus MovieFest (CMF), the world's largest student film festival, hosted its 11th annual red carpet CMF Hollywood Awards at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios on Saturday, June 23, with special guests including Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Danny Pudi (Community), Horatio Sanz (SNL), and host Adam Ferrara (Top Gear). Nearly 1,000 student filmmakers from 100 participating campuses attended, with award-winning films showcased throughout the night.

Earlier in the week, CMF Hollywood featured Q&A's with Academy Award winners Jon Landau (Avatar and Titanic) and Wally Pfister (Inception and The Dark Knight), workshops, screenings of CMF films on the Universal lot, and advanced screenings of studio films. Other highlights included a Resumes and Reels program for students to meet with industry leaders, networking events, backlot tours, and more. Finally, CMF announced over $100,000 in opportunities for student filmmakers with partners including Lenovo, Norton and Cybergeddon, Panasonic and the International 3D Society, and the Elfenworks Foundation.

Explore the top short movies and content from the workshops, and get ready for the launch of the 2012-2013 CMF World tour.

Finalists + Winners

CMF Hollywood 2012: Events

Title Details Description
Registration & Badge Pickup6/21/12
12:00 PM
Sheraton Lobby
Pick up your badge and attendee gift bag, and find out information about all of the weekend's events. Stay tuned for more daytime events, too.
Funny or Die Field Trip6/21/12
12:00 PM
Funny or Die GQ
A small group of CMF participants will be selected to visit the offices of Funny or Die on Thursday from 12pm-1pm. Created by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Chris Henchy, Funny or Die is one of the leading online video sites.
GH2 Test Drive6/21/12
1:00 PM
Sheraton Performer Rm
We will choose 16 people to get the chance to test drive the Panasonic GH2 & give Panasonic feedback. You'll also get a $25 gift card! In case you haven't heard, these top of the line cameras sport a large sensor and video control like no other.
Welcome Reception + Keynote6/21/12
5:00 PM
Starview Room
We kick off the weekend with a reception featuring light appetizers, cash bar, and the opportunity to meet fellow attendees for the first time. Be sure to stop by and stick around for opening remarks from CMF Founders!
People Like Us Advance Screening6/21/12
8:00 PM
AMC Citywalk
Enjoy a unique chance to see it first! People like us is a drama about a man is tasked with delivering $150,000 of his deceased father's fortune to the sister he has never met. Hotel Shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 9a to 9m.
DFN Mixer6/21/12
10:00 PM
Sheraton Lobby Bar
Attend this casual mixer with discounted specialty drinks to meet with fellow Distinguished Filmmakers Network members or apply to the network!
Registration & Badge Pickup6/22/12
9:00 AM
Sheraton Lobby
Pick up your badge and attendee gift bag, and find out the latest information about all of the weekend's events.
Industry Workshops and Panels6/22/12
10:00 AM
Sheraton A, B & C
Students attend workshops with industry professionals
Resume & Reels6/22/12
11:00 AM
Sheraton
Created to get you in front of Hollywood directors, cinematographers, writers, agents, & actors - R&R provides the opportunity to get industry feedback on your credentials and talk shop with some of the most experienced professionals in the industry.
Pitch Perfect Screening6/22/12
8:00 PM
Universal Lot
Enjoy a unique chance to see the latest cut of the film four months before its release, and participate in a Q&A with the director during our Friday workshops. Pitch Perfect is a comedy set in the middle of a war between rival a cappella groups. RSVP Req
College Battle of the Bands6/22/12
8:00 PM
Echoplex LA
Come experience the 4th Annual National Finale for College Battle of the Bands. This event honors the top college musicians and artists in the country.
Registration & Badge Pickup6/23/12
8:00 AM
Sheraton Lobby
Pick up your badge and attendee gift bag, and find out the latest information about all of the weekend's events.
Universal Backlot Tour6/23/12
8:30 AM
Universal Lot
For only $15, badge holders have the unique opportunity to experience the Universal Studios backlot.
CMF Fesitval Movies6/23/12
10:00 AM
Universal Studios - Theaters 1,2,3
Take a look at the screening schedule and watch your movie, and nearly 200 other award winning CMF films, on the big screen on the Universal Studios lot.
CMF Awards Ceremony6/23/12
7:00 PM
Globe Theatre, Universal Studios
The moment you've all been waiting for! This red carpet, black-tie optional, event will showcase the best of the best with celebrity guests presenting top honors and Golden Tripod Awards. Walk time from Hotel is approx 15 minutes and is encouraged. Hotel Shuttle travel time is expected to be 25 minutes. Hotel Shuttles stop running at 9pm.

CMF Hollywood 2012: Screenings

Moviename Teamname Details
The Best Summer of My LifeSuper Duper TeamRoom 1
10:00 AM
SquarejawPerfect Cut ProductionsRoom 2
10:00 AM
The CycleThe AchieversRoom 3
10:00 AM
CMF 365 USTBARoom 1
10:05 AM
The Black DragonRohan Maheshwari's CrewRoom 2
10:05 AM
Exposure TherapyWilkins FilmsRoom 3
10:05 AM
The DealDevin KeoghRoom 1
10:10 AM
Daily Sketches6903Room 2
10:10 AM
Father Time is Kind to AllA Chair and A BoxRoom 3
10:10 AM
C is for CheaterBUT ProductionsRoom 1
10:15 AM
RouletteCabot Patch Kids ProductionsRoom 2
10:15 AM
INT. LOBBYMohammad Maroof's CrewRoom 3
10:15 AM
FrameColor Temperature ProductionsRoom 1
10:20 AM
Enough About LoveThe Storytellers CollectiveRoom 2
10:20 AM
What My Grandfather Left UsTeam TallRoom 3
10:20 AM
A Question of TimeBurning Brain PicturesRoom 1
10:25 AM
Something's Happening in Room C24127B-6Room 2
10:25 AM
Buyer's Remorse Part TwotootsnackRoom 3
10:25 AM
A Early Autumn's HopeThe Big Kid's TableRoom 1
10:40 AM
HereticGolden BaconRoom 2
10:40 AM
The TherapistFrameless ProductionsRoom 3
10:40 AM
Flame Cara FuquaRoom 1
10:45 AM
Choose Your Own AdventureThree Guys ProductionRoom 2
10:45 AM
The CosmonautStudio 53Room 3
10:45 AM
The ShreddersMark McDaniel's CrewRoom 1
10:50 AM
ConfablulationThe Meme TemeRoom 2
10:50 AM
Closure MakeBelieve ProductionsRoom 3
10:50 AM
Motion SicknessD-House ProductionsRoom 1
10:55 AM
Craving ChangesPhilly Hunger TeamRoom 2
10:55 AM
$weet Dream$Justin Cutts's CrewRoom 3
10:55 AM
The WatchersCrewthuluRoom 1
11:00 AM
OnomatopoeiaAngie Hossains CrewRoom 2
11:00 AM
The Talk Brain Tumbler ProductionsRoom 3
11:00 AM
The TenderplexURL ProductionsRoom 1
11:05 AM
TomorrowPats ProductionsRoom 2
11:05 AM
CheatazLoud Boyz EntertainmentRoom 3
11:05 AM
Dear HenryIce Berg FilmsRoom 3
11:10 AM
Lost at SeaCrossing Yard ProductionsRoom 1
11:20 AM
VioletThen There Was Lumiere ProductionsRoom 2
11:20 AM
I.F.Que The LightsRoom 1
11:25 AM
The FrameMasquerade ProductionsRoom 2
11:25 AM
Back David Oliveros's Crew Room 3
11:25 AM
High Bridge TrailSwag ProductionsRoom 1
11:30 AM
Too Many ThingsDaynoumentRoom 2
11:30 AM
DawnLlama Party Room 3
11:30 AM
RESETBreakthrough FilmsRoom 1
11:35 AM
Finding My VoiceKattwo ProductionsRoom 2
11:35 AM
HopeGregory WilliamsRoom 3
11:35 AM
Gotta Earn ItRyan Pantalunan's Crew Room 1
11:40 AM
The 2PM PlanThe PandasRoom 2
11:40 AM
Second ChancesThe Captain's TeamRoom 3
11:40 AM
Wed Dress ReceptionLaurence Donoghue's CrewRoom 1
11:45 AM
Romance of the DeadDayside ProductionsRoom 2
11:45 AM
Rob and Jacob Talk About StuffBadumtiss ProductionsRoom 3
11:45 AM
She Likes Me For My BrainsBrainsRoom 3
11:50 AM
Four N-Words and Some Kool-AidBig Brown MessRoom 3
11:55 AM
East Bay DillingerGhost Coast FilmsRoom 1
12:00 PM
LilyTeam EZRoom 2
12:00 PM
The Floor is Made of LavaScreen PlayerRoom 1
12:05 PM
Empty PagesM.A.D. ProductionsRoom 2
12:05 PM
Miles to MathTeam AFRANZRoom 1
12:10 PM
ModemThe BrotherhoodRoom 2
12:10 PM
WaitingAlex Benjamin's CrewRoom 3
12:10 PM
TrustMichael Anda's TeamRoom 1
12:15 PM
J-WALKERGiant CatRoom 2
12:15 PM
Mr. CarterPolka Dot ProductionsRoom 3
12:15 PM
Dr. ShelleyGenesis FilmRoom 1
12:20 PM
Blue BooksFor Johnny ProductionsRoom 2
12:20 PM
Peter: The Motherless SonKids with VertigoRoom 3
12:20 PM
The Pep TalkNow You See It FilmsRoom 1
12:25 PM
A Tuff WarriorRashida Sherman TeamRoom 2
12:25 PM
Procrastination803A CrewRoom 3
12:25 PM
Service UnavailableOne Shot AtticusRoom 2
12:30 PM
Paper AirplaneChicken Or Fish ProductionsRoom 3
12:30 PM
FoundationGoShinjukuRoom 3
12:35 PM
HopeWick ProductionsRoom 1
12:40 PM
The Other PlaceBrown Bear ProductionsRoom 3
12:40 PM
My Name is Joe RubiniJulia Carolyn Lichnova's CrewRoom 1
12:45 PM
Afro ThundaHappy Jack ProductionsRoom 2
12:45 PM
Love on a WirePunchKiss ProductionsRoom 1
12:50 PM
Look Who's Coming to LunchSocially AwkwardRoom 2
12:50 PM
GhostElephantBearRoom 1
12:55 PM
Pound Sand, Mr. HitchcockYacht Club Death RayRoom 2
12:55 PM
A Boy and His BikeClayton Patterson's CrewRoom 3
12:55 PM
Three PennyGreen Watch ProductionsRoom 1
1:00 PM
ShadowplayInsomnia PicturesRoom 2
1:00 PM
Lie With MeOne More TakeRoom 3
1:00 PM
Someone You Used to KnowA&B ProductionRoom 1
1:05 PM
RidePlay With SquirrelsRoom 2
1:05 PM
TwingeOneRoom 3
1:05 PM
Set Me on FireSunBlind FilmsRoom 1
1:10 PM
Nighty NightTrue HullabalooRoom 2
1:10 PM
Beyond Our BodiesMarticke ProductionsRoom 3
1:10 PM
FoderaAJ ProductionsRoom 2
1:15 PM
Losing Our HeadsElectric OceanRoom 3
1:15 PM
Miss Peabody is DeadAmerican WizardsRoom 3
1:20 PM
RoncheroTeam RoncheroRoom 3
1:25 PM
My LumiereImmortal AccuratumRoom 1
2:00 PM
Man CrushCloud Nine CollaborationsRoom 2
2:00 PM
Taking a StandGisella Gutierrez's CrewRoom 3
2:00 PM
Fronti Nulla FidesCJN2Room 1
2:05 PM
Overdue Abdulla's CrewRoom 2
2:05 PM
I am human.jacob spauldingRoom 3
2:05 PM
LeelaEntitative ProductionsRoom 1
2:10 PM
ContactBlack Coyote's FilmsRoom 2
2:10 PM
Every Bottle CountsStudents for SustainabilityRoom 3
2:10 PM
DrawnJoshua Pavsands ProductionRoom 1
2:15 PM
Hold OnElephuzz ProductionsRoom 2
2:15 PM
In the Forest of DarknessZavafilmsRoom 3
2:15 PM
CMF 365 USTBARoom 1
2:20 PM
I Love You, PizzaMichael Shanahan's CrewRoom 2
2:20 PM
Power to KillG&P ProductionsRoom 3
2:20 PM
Guy's NightCanine FilmsRoom 1
2:25 PM
Cat LordNick SudarRoom 2
2:25 PM
A Day of HopeThe Brosephs LTD.Room 3
2:25 PM
Caution Wet FloorTwo CoinsRoom 1
2:30 PM
Born AgainTeam RyleeRoom 2
2:30 PM
The Strong OneAbsoluteRoom 3
2:40 PM
I Am in the Heavenly FieldsAndrew Swett's TeamRoom 1
2:45 PM
Don't Make Me SingDo It Live PicturesRoom 2
2:45 PM
Old WomanDead Twig ProductionsRoom 3
2:45 PM
RivalryDayDream UnitedRoom 1
2:50 PM
May 14thCUT CollaborativeRoom 2
2:50 PM
The NecklaceHungry ProductionRoom 3
2:50 PM
Investigation #531Team 531Room 1
2:55 PM
FLM 122SmustardRoom 2
2:55 PM
Take Care20 Kilo FilmsRoom 3
2:55 PM
PeeceptionLike a Boss ProductionsRoom 1
3:00 PM
PolyamorousLast Chance Power DriveRoom 2
3:00 PM
Director's CutAllenellA ProductionsRoom 3
3:00 PM
CMF 365 USTBARoom 1
3:05 PM
A Reason To WakeGeneration Auto CogRoom 2
3:05 PM
Sexual Education: The "Touchy"" Subject"Clueless MorgansRoom 3
3:05 PM
SweetheartMarty FishmanRoom 1
3:10 PM
Light of DarknessPaul Duvilla's CrewRoom 2
3:10 PM
Typeface Killer; A Cautionary TaleBubbleGum Crisis 2012Room 3
3:10 PM
ThomJess Park's CrewRoom 1
3:15 PM
Found WantingRed Tape FilmsRoom 2
3:15 PM
Elias CromwellFunguh ProductionsRoom 3
3:25 PM
The ExExtremely DecentRoom 1
3:30 PM
The Juniper TreeFitch FortRoom 2
3:30 PM
Here and NowProject One StudiosRoom 3
3:30 PM
CMF 365 USTBARoom 1
3:35 PM
Voices of the StreetThe JoesRoom 2
3:35 PM
Silent SecretsDevin Shaw's CrewRoom 3
3:35 PM
Love TiesJake Nelson's CrewRoom 1
3:40 PM
The BunnyJoel Marsh FiilmsRoom 2
3:40 PM
Bad BeatThe Kings GambitRoom 3
3:40 PM
BuzzkillTeam KaboomRoom 1
3:45 PM
ReflectionJean Chery CrewRoom 2
3:45 PM
PushFrmThMndRoom 3
3:45 PM
Trust IssuesH&H ProductionsRoom 1
3:50 PM
Waltzing MatildaThe Slim PickensRoom 2
3:50 PM
Spilled MilkGorilla Tactix EntertainmentRoom 3
3:50 PM
Niko's SongGunnar ProductionsRoom 1
3:55 PM
Your Brain on AutocorrectGlobeMed at LoyolaRoom 2
3:55 PM
Free Sandwiches!!!Just Say No ProductionsRoom 3
3:55 PM
One Beautiful DayRudina Hatipi's CrewRoom 1
4:00 PM
Sprill Your HeartArmero PicturesRoom 2
4:00 PM
The VestigeBrian Y. Marsh's CrewRoom 1
4:05 PM
DelicateDelicate 2012 CrewRoom 2
4:05 PM
The LoneliesGreyskullRoom 3
4:10 PM
Twenty-SixMinds of the Independent ScreenRoom 3
4:15 PM
Breakfast Without JaneLIPWORTH & LAWSRoom 1
4:20 PM
Rings We BearBest Wednesday EverRoom 2
4:20 PM
Sleep WalkPotential ProductionsRoom 3
4:20 PM
Social NotworkingLaura Waldron's CrewRoom 1
4:25 PM
Lift Off A CornettoRoom 2
4:25 PM
DevoceanHayden Mater's CrewRoom 3
4:25 PM
Blood MoneySecond Chance ProductionsRoom 1
4:30 PM
A Conversation709 Studio ProductionsRoom 2
4:30 PM
The Londoners'Ryan Gillarde Room 3
4:30 PM
Malcom YShout "Fire!"" Film Society"Room 1
4:35 PM
The Girl With the Chocolate HeatsMochi ProductionsRoom 2
4:35 PM
Pun CopEndless Dream AsylumRoom 3
4:35 PM
Ninjas Need Not ApplyHollaAtUrBay ProductionsRoom 1
4:40 PM
Drawn to YouDeli AisleRoom 2
4:40 PM
The House and the HauntBryan Lee's CrewRoom 3
4:40 PM
BillyLet It RideRoom 1
4:45 PM
Three Girls, One ElevatorOverpopulated PeninsulaRoom 2
4:45 PM
BlackoutFratopia FilmsRoom 3
4:45 PM
Peep ShowThe Conflaration CorporationRoom 1
4:50 PM
Color BlindAE CrewRoom 2
4:50 PM
Freaks3:17Room 2
4:55 PM

CMF Hollywood 2012: Workshops

Title + Details Details
KEYNOTE Q&A with WALLY PFISTER
Academy Award-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister is best known for his work on Christopher Nolan's films, including Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, and Inception. Pfister is also known for his work on director F. Gary Gray's The Italian Job and Bennett Miller's Moneyball. Wally Pfister will share stories about his path to success, and take questions from the audience.
10:00 AM

West Ballroom

6/22/12
Screenwriters Panel
Gabrielle Allan, co-writer of WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER? and the television series SCRUBS, discuss the art of screenwriting and Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the writing duo behind CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIRST AVENGER and the first three CHRONICLES OF NARNIA films.
11:00 AM

Writer - Director Room

6/22/12
Q&A with Actress / Producer Stana Katic
Stana Katic, star of the hit television series CASTLE, will present a workshop on the art of acting, as well as transitioning into a producer role. Stana is in the process of starting her own production company, acquiring material and looking for new talent.
11:00 AM

Terrace C

6/22/12
Editing Panel
Tina Hirsch, editor of the classic film GREMLINS, Troy Takaki editor of contemporary hits SWEET HOME ALABAMA and HITCH, and John Paul Horstmann, whose credits include THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES, team up to provide insight into the world of editing. Students will have the chance to learn more about how to get into the business, the power of effective editing, editorial styles and techniques, and much more.
11:15AM

Terrace A / B

6/22/12
Industry 101
Industry veterans Tom Karsch (former GM of Turner), Julie Ann Crommett (Manager- Entertainment Diversity Programs at NBC Universal) and Scot Safon (EVP & General Manager of HLN) will discuss the basics of success for working in the film and TV industry.
12:15 PM

Terrace C

6/22/12
Acting Panel
Nate Parker, star of RED TAILS and THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES, Ben Feldman, star of the acclaimed television series MAD MEN, and Timothy Simons of VEEP will present a workshop on the art of acting for the camera. Learn firsthand about the lives of working Hollywood actors, how to prepare for a role and much more.
12:15 PM

Writer - Director Room

6/22/12
Q&A WITH DIRECTOR DONALD PETRIE
Acclaimed director Donald Petrie, whose credits include GRUMPY OLD MEN, MYSTIC PIZZA, and MISS CONGENIALITY, and National Board Member of the Director?s Guild of America, discusses directing styles and techniques, working with actors and much more.
12:30 PM

TERRACE A/B

6/22/12
Q&A with Actress Monica Potter
Monica Potter, star of the hit television series PARENTHOOD and Hollywood hits CON-AIR and PATCH ADAMS, will present a workshop on the art of acting for the camera. Learn firsthand about the life of a working Hollywood actor, how to prepare for a role and much more.
1:30 PM

Terrace C

6/22/12
Q&A with Writer Jody Lambert
Jody Lambert, writer of the upcoming Elizabeth Banks film PEOPLE LIKE US, discusses his path to the entertainment business and answers questions about writing, directing, acting and more.
1:45 PM

Terrace A / B

6/22/12
Funny or Die Panel
The creative minds behind Funny or Die will discuss the methods to their madness and take questions from filmmakers. We'll be joined by writers Scott Gairdner, Alex Fernie and Avin Das, Account Specialist Kellyn Parker, and Producer Betsy Koch.
3:00 PM

Writer - Director Room

6/22/12
Studio Production 101
Learn what it really takes for hollywood movies to get off the ground from Jeff Goore, SVP of Business Affairs at Universal Studios with over 15 years experience at the studio, and Scott Budnick, EVP of Greenhat Films and producer of Todd Phillips' films including THE HANGOVER, PROJECT X, and more.
3:00 PM

Terrace C

6/22/12
Q&A with Philip Rosenthal and Robert Weide
Philip Rosenthal, Executive Producer and co-creator of EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND and Robert Weide, Principal Director, Executive Producer and co-creator of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM share stories from their outstanding careers, and answer questions about producing, comedy, and beyond. A unique opportunity to learn from creators of two of the most highly-acclaimed comedy series of all time.
3:15 PM

Terrace A / B

6/22/12
Getting Started in Hollywood
Industry veteran Richard Arlook will go over getting your first job and making it in Hollywood. A must for soon-to-be-graduates and future filmmakers!
4:15 PM

Writer - Director Room

6/22/12
Q&A With Composer Nathan Furst
Q&A with Composer Nathan Furst (Act of Valor). Bring your questions about music composition and arrangement in Film and Television.
4:30 PM

Terrace A / B

6/22/12
American Film Institute Panel
Award-winning AFI filmmakers Ryan Prows, Jarod Shannon and Benjamin Kitchens will screen NARCOCORRIDO, their Student Academy Award-winning film. They will be joined by AFI Executive Vice Dean Joe Petricca to lead a Q&A about student filmmaking, the AFI Conservatory and short filmmaking as an art form.
5:30 PM

Writer - Director Room

6/22/12
Q&A with Director Jason Moore
Jason Moore, director of the upcoming film PITCH PERFECT, will present a Q&A about directing, and his latest film. Jason has a long and successful career as both a theatre director (AVENUE Q) and television director and just completed his first big budget feature film. Learn about Jason?s transition to features and more about the process of directing. Be sure you RSVP to attend the screening of PITCH PERFECT.
5:45 PM

Terrace A / B

6/22/12
CMF 3D Screenings
Come watch the top 3D movies created by CMF's Distinguished Filmmakers Network for the 2nd Annual CMF 3D Film Festival. Plus sign up to create your own 3D film.
6:00 PM

Terrace C

6/22/12

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