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Gollin Film Festival

Gollin Call for Entries poster
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Mark your calendars! The 13th annual Gollin Film Festival will be held on May 2, 2018 at 7pm in the Sloan Auditorium (Goergen Hall 101). 

The Film and Media Studies Program is now accepting entries. Entry deadline is Friday, April 27th 2018.

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Named in honor of Richard GollinProfessor Emeritus of English and founder of the Film and Media Studies Program, the festival gives UR undergraduates the opportunity to gain recognition, see their films on the big screen, and win cash prizes. All prize money is sponsored by a generous endowment from Mr. Gollin.


A panel of faculty members associated with the FMS Program selects the winners and honorable mentions. Films from both categories will be screened and the winners will be announced on the evening of the festival. Cash prizes are awarded to the first, second, and third place filmmakers.


The festival is open to all currently enrolled UR undergraduates. Each student can submit up to two films. Please note that these films must have been created since enrollment at UR. 

Moving images can be shot on or created in any media, or using a variety of media including cell phones, video, hi-8, 16mm, .gif animations, flash, etc.

All entries must be in the following digital format in order to be accepted:

  • .mov
  • .mp4
  • .flv
  • .avi