The best student work in the Motion Pictures program will be in the spotlight May 2-4 at 17th Annual Canes Film Festival at the Cosford Cinema.

The festival kicks off at 7 p.m. on April 28 with a screening of McConkey, a documentary presented by RedBull, followed by a Q&A with director David Zieff after the film. 

Almost 100 student films and scripts will compete from May 2 to 4 for festival awards granted by influential judges in the entertainment industry. Some winning submissions will be presented at the annual ‘Canes Film Showcase at the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood, California on May 22.

The festival culminates in an awards ceremony and networking event featuring games, giveaways, food and drinks from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 4 on the Cosford patio.

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2014 UM Canes Festival Schedule

Friday, May 2: Undergraduate Night, 5:00PM – 9:00PM

5:00PM – 5:15PM: Welcome

5:15PM – 5:50PM (151)
Expectations VS Reality
Did You Hear That?
Demon Night
Captain Swahili
Hairy Situation
Completely Normal Activity

5:50PM – 6:15PM (251)
Best Friend
Life of Lemon
Once Upon a Text
Supernatural Squad

6:15PM – 7:00PM (351)
There’s No App For That
Through David’s Eyes
Beyond Repair
Dr. Rokeach

7:00PM – 7:15PM 15 MINS BREAK

7:15PM – 7:20PM – WELCOME BACK – Giveaways


7:20PM – 8:00PM (351 Continues)
Picking Petals
The fragment
Relámpago Adolescente
The Test


8:00PM – 9:20PM Advanced Production (451)

Fanny Back
Reaction News with Rick Sanchez
For Better or For Worse
Travelers in Time
The Rogue
A Day in a Life


Saturday, May 3: Graduate Night, 2:00PM-8:00PM

2:00PM – 2:15PM Welcome & Intro

2:15PM – 3:30PM Cinematography, Independent Study (456-499)
In His Shoes
A Perfect 420
Do Better
This Isn’t a Game
The Second Waltz – Music Video
One Day
The California King
The Letters
Rough Cut (Episode 1)
Rough Cut (Episode 2)
Rough Cut (Episode 3)

3:30PM – 4:45PM – Guatemala Docs (530-550)
Let’s Be Ready
The Heavenly Nut

4:45PM – 5:45PM 1 HOUR BREAK

5:45PM – 6:00PM – WELCOME BACK – Giveaways

6:00PM – 7:35PM – First Year Grads (520-521)
Take 5 Five Some
Art Work
Backstreet’s Back Alright!
No Diving
Desert Heat
Die Kill Murder
The Pet
Bye, Bye, Birdie: The Emotional Journey of a Golf Ball
Hard Corn
That Was Easy
Big Star
It Happens
As Long As She’s Happy
He Aquí Que El León de la Tribu de Judá
Falling For You – Music Video

7:35PM – 8:00PM UFilm

8:00PM – 8:10PM – Thank you

Sunday, May 4: Webseries, Docs, Thesis & Awards Night, 3:00PM – 10:00PM

3:00PM – 3:15PM Welcome & Intro

3:15PM – 4:20PM Docs & Summer Abroad (558-594)
Nail Polish and Turntables
Legal Blackhole
The Audition
Press Start to Play
Will’s Weekend
Lost in the Aegean
A Trip to Greece
Greece Music Video

4:20PM – 5:00PM Directing & Webseries I
Last Night
Sebastian’s Birthday
Master of the U Episode One: Smackdown!
Master of the U Episode Two: Recruitment Day
Master of the U Episode Three: Jesus in the Pizza
Master of the U Episode Four: Glitter and Broomsticks
Master of the U Episode Five: The Second Coming

5:00PM – 5:15PM 15 MINS BREAK

5:15PM – 6:05PM Webseries II
To Live and Die In Opa Humpka Season Two Episode 1: Campaign Constriction
To Live and Die In Opa Humpka Season Two Episode 2: All for All and All for All
To Live and Die In Opa Humpka Season Two Episode 3: The Donut
To Live and Die In Opa Humpka Season Two Episode 4: Hooking Up
To Live and Die In Opa Humpka Season Two Episode 5: The Return of Bertha Dorcas

6:05PM – 6:15PM Thesis
La Vita Non Ha Storia – Life Has No Story

6:15PM – 7:00PM Giveaways, CIM GAMES

7:00PM – 8:00PM Award Ceremony

Live Music, Free Pizza and Drinks!
Bring government ID for drinks!