FedEx Institute of Technology will Host GoPro Filmfest Oct. 2

September 22, 2015 - The FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis will host the GoPro Filmfest Friday, Oct. 2, at 5:30 p.m. in The Zone. The Filmfest will feature films by the four finalists of the GoPro Filmfest competition which ran during the summer. After the screenings, a GoPro Hero4 Black and $500 will be awarded to the winner. The runners-up will receive a GoPro Hero4 Silver.

Participants were asked to employ the versatility of GoPro cameras using innovative film techniques, creative approaches and original subject matter to showcase their summer experience in 10 minutes or less. A panel of judges from Indie Memphis, FuelFilm and the UofM Department of Communication reviewed all the films.

The finalists and their films are: Skate is Life by Kevin Brooks, senior communication major; The Summer Experience by freshman Sam Chapman; Ocean Front Dream by Nicole Robbins, senior journalism major; and Brazil 2015 by Hannah Williams, graduate student in the School of Public Health.

The GoPro Filmfest is free and open to the public. The event is part of the FedEx Institute's "Innovation in Action" series.


Contact: Gabrielle Maxey