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One of the major purposes of the IFVC is exhibition of amateur work. Each semester, we hold an open film and and open video show in conjunction with the Cinematheque in room 4070 of Vilas Hall.

Spring 2002 Open Shows:

  • Open Video Show - Friday, May 3rd, 7:30pm
    • Entries are due by 5:30pm on Thursday, May 2nd.
    • Each entry must have originated on some form of video format (VHS, BetaSP, DV, etc.) and be labeled with the author's name, contact information (email or phone number), entry title, and entry length. TIME LIMIT IS TEN MINUTES.
  • Open Film Show - Saturday, May 4th, 7:30pm
    • Entries are due by 5:30pm on Thursday, May 2nd.
    • Entries must have originated on film (8mm, 16mm, 35mm,) but may be submitted on DV or VHS if entrant so desires. 8mm Entries MUST be submitted in video format.
    • Each entry must also be labeled with filmmaker information, and title and length of entry. TIME LIMIT IS TEN MINUTES.

The IFVC is also involved with the UW-Arts Institute and the Wisconsin Film Festival, and has helped coordinate a showcase of student work for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th annual Wisconsin Film Festivals.

If you're interested in submitting to the Wisconsin Film Festival Student Competition, or Wisconsin's Own (non-student) Competition, application forms can be found here.

Past Events:

  • Valerie Soe (1998): Award-winning visiting video artist Valerie Soe showed and discussed five of her videos: All Orientals Look the Same, Mixed Blood, Walking the Mountain, Beyond Asiaphilia, and Scratch Video.
  • j. roth: Three Short Works (1999):
    • Bar-Mitzvah! filmed in Madison, WI; Produced and Directed by Dan Klein, featuring the music of Jewbacca.
    • Bed-Stuy Vollies Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Medal Winner, as seen at Telluride. Produced and Directed by Maury Loeb and Ed Green.
    • The Actor and the Agent "...Two thumbs up...gripping, tingling. . ." Produced and Directed by Dan Klein.


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