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SFA Film Festival

ANIMATION FILMS

Friday, September 23
7:00 p.m.
Including both shorts and animated storytelling, and short-shorts and animated experiments. The screening will feature commentary by UConn faculty members and a post-screening talkback.

Shorts and Animated Story Telling
Klaus, Nicole Horsman
The Wyrd Files, Brittney Garth
2347, Ryan Freeland
Partially Compensated, Krista Weltner
A Confectionery Analogy, Zachary Weinberg

Short-shorts and Animated Experiments
Shape of my World, Kevin Richetelli
Metamorphosis, Miguel Seclén
Plant Chase, Erin Kaminski
Sugar Scope Cereal Commercial, Robin Simon
Sharp, Brittney Garth
Conquest of Space: Mariner 2, Zachary Weinberg
The Submarangler, Jessica Imbro
Mia, Henry Stein
Star Wars Stop Motion Animation, Ken Asada
Cows Vs. Aliens, Shane Deptula
The Conference of Birds, Neda Ghaderi
Around the World in a Day, Malik Harris
America, Henry Stein
Doomsday, Shane Deptula
Pity Party, Mary Sirois
A Banamation, Cody Hendrickson

SHORT FICTION FILMS

Saturday, September 24
7:00 p.m
Including films related to the themes of cause and effect and wander and seek. The screening will feature commentary by UConn faculty members and a post-screening talkback.

Cause and Effect
Citizen’s Arrest, Alex Rouleau
Sculpture, Dmitriy Ignatyuk & Daniel Kostecki
the way things flow, Keelin Wheeler & Philip Ira

Wander and Seek
Sun King, Henry Stein
Searching for something new, Philip Ira & Keelin Wheeler
Back to Life, Ryan Glista

 

DOCUMENTARY FILMS

Sunday, September 25
6:00 p.m.
Including works that reflect on personal identity and identity in the UConn community, as well as UConn faculty member Alison Paul’s new film “Equinox.” The screenings will feature commentary by UConn faculty members and post-screening talkbacks. After these events, we invite attendees to stay for a reception in the lobby of von der Mehden Recital Hall.

Documentary & Personal Identity
Who Am I?, Kiana Cao
Untitled Reflections, Jose Angel Ortiz Jr.
Dispatcher Oliver, Cody Oliver
Young Hunger, Cindy Recinos & Justin Nicoletti

Reflecting on the Uconn Community
UCMB-Marching Home, Ryan Glista
UConn by Unicycle, Ryan Glista
Uconn Ooozeball 2016, Ryan Glista
Basic Studio Printmaking, Henry Stein
UCTV-Uconn Student Television Station, Ryan Glista
Sounds of ATION, Ryan Glista

UConn's Theatre Studies Program, Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, Digital Media & Design Department, Department of Art and Art History, and the Dean’s Office of the School of Fine Arts will present the first-ever UConn School of Fine Arts Student Short Film Festival from Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25 at von der Mehden Recital Hall located on UConn's Main Campus at 875 Coventry Road, Storrs CT 06269. Admission to this event is free.

The newly created UConn School of Fine Arts Student Short Film Festival will present works by cutting-edge young filmmakers enrolled at the University of Connecticut. The categories include animation, short fiction, and documentary films. On the final night, a reception will be held in the lobby of von der Mehden Recital Hall after the screening.

For more information about the festival, screening times, and scheduled presentations contact Robyn Genzano at robyn.genzano@uconn.edu.