College Media Association Film and Audio Festival
The College Media Association Film and Audio Festival is designed to encourage and promote excellence in student video work by showing examples of top-notch projects in several categories. Those shown at the film and audio festival at the Fall Convention will receive an award for their selection.
Winners will be announced and winning entries will be shown during the CMA/ACP 2023 Fall National College Media Convention, October 29-Nov 2, 2023
Friday, September 22, 2023
How to Enter
Please note: You must pay for your submissions in order to be considered.
- Pay $20 per entry via the CMA website HERE.
- Provide access to your entry by sharing your file to the contest chair, Tom Grant, by emailing access to “tom.grant<at>gmail.com”
Compete in any of these categories:
1. Short Documentary
Non-fiction videos 2:30-7 minutes in length
2. Long Documentary
Non-fiction videos 7-15 minutes in length. May be edited to comply with length limits.
Short films under 5 minutes in length. May be edited to comply with length limits.
4. Video News Package
A short news package designed for broadcast or web distribution. Maximum length: 150 seconds.
5. Video Sports Package
A short sports package designed for broadcast or web distribution. Maximum length: 150 seconds.
6. Video Feature Package
A short feature package designed for broadcast or web distribution. Maximum length: 150 seconds.
7. Video newscast
Up to 30 minutes in length (one entry per college)
Creative, fictional animation. May be combined with real action. Must be under 5 minutes in length. May be edited to comply with length limits.
9. Audio Documentary
Non-fictional audio story, expository in nature. (Please submit no more than 15 minutes for consideration by the judges.) May be edited to comply with length limits.
10. Audio Creative Performance
Creative audio performance intended to entertain. May include humor, fiction, promotional or musical and audio performance. Up to 5 minutes in length.
11. Best DJ Personality
Audio performance as a DJ as part of an internet or broadcast radio show. Submit no more than 5 minutes of DJ work, and edit to omit songs.
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