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The Colgate 48-Hour Film Challenge

Come join other student filmmakers and novices alike in this weekend of creativity, teamwork and fun. Friday, Sept. 12 – Sunday, Sept. 14!
Student editing video at a computer terminal in the Digital Learning and Media CenterChallenge begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 12 in Case 560. Each team must attend to receive an information packet.
  • Create a 5-min film in under 48 hours — completely from scratch!
  • Write it, shoot it, edit it, and watch it — all in one weekend!
  • Film screening at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hamilton Movie Theater
Join with an entire team (maximum of 6) or sign up individually and we'll place you with a team.

Equipment and training are provided. You will have access to iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and of course,!

Beginner to Video Editing?

Don't know the first thing about video editing? You are in luck, as there will be daily introductory workshops offered the week of September 8 in the Digital Learning & Media Center in Case Library. Here's the full schedule:

Date Time
Monday, September 8 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 9 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 10 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 11 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.