UofM Invites Students to Document Summer Experiences for Filmfest

June 8, 2015 - The University of Memphis is inviting its students to film a unique summer experience with a GoPro camera and submit their entry (10 minutes or less) to the Innovation in Action: Go Pro Hi-Tech Filmfest sponsored by the FedEx Institute of Technology, University Libraries, Indie Memphis and FuelFilm. Students are encouraged to employ GoPro cameras, using innovative film techniques, creative approaches and original subject matter. The winner will receive a GoPro Hero4 Black and a $500 cash prize. The film will be screened at the Indie Memphis Film Festival in November. Three runners-up will receive GoPro Hero4Silver cameras.

Students can enter the Hi-Tech Filmfest competition free of charge, and GoPro cameras are available for checkout at University Libraries. Entries are due by Aug. 17.

Students interested in participating should email their name to FITinnovation@memphis.edu.

For more information, contact Cody Behles at cbehles@memphis.edu or 901.678.4558.


Contact: Gabrielle Maxey