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Film & Media Studies Undergraduate Film Festival Fund

Film and Media Studies is offering funding to undergraduates to defray the costs associated with presenting their work at film festivals.

$50 award per festival.  Students eligible for a total of $300 per academic year.

Need more info?  Contact Professor Tamara Falicov (tfalicov@ku.edu) or Professor Matt Jacobson (mattjaco@ku.edu)


Film Related Websites

Some of the sites listed below are of a commercial nature. The links provided are of an informational nature only, and in no way imply that the University of Kansas endorses these sites.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Information about employment in the motion picture and video industries.

Buster Keaton Celebration
The homepage of the annual event celebrating the life of this Kansas native son.

From the Kansas City Film Fest to the LA Comedy Festival, from Sundance to intimate celebrations of filmmaking in cities across the world, film festivals provide a place for filmmakers and film lovers to share and experience the art of cinema together.  Browse this extensive list to find your film festival destination.

Film Society of Greater Kansas City
The mission of the Film Society of Greater Kansas City is to provide a social format for film enthusiasts to view and discuss films; to learn about and advance Kansas City's film legacy; and to encourage local filmmaking from within the community.

Independent Filmmakers Coalition - KC
​The IFCKC promotes and nurtures creative and artistic expression through film, video and media production. They develop, assist, and serve as a resource for the local independent film and media artists in the video industry.

Kansas City Filmfest
Kansas City Filmfest celebrates the power if storytelling as a shared cultural experience through the cinematic arts.  Their mission is to provide shared cinematic art experiences that entertain, educate and inspire audiences from children to adults.

Kansas City Film Office
The Kansas City Film Office attracts film, television and media (including new media) production to the Kansas City area. The office is part of Visit KC, Kansas City's convention and visitors association.

Kansas International Film Festival
The Kansas International Film Festival (KIFF) stands alone as a movie purist’s delight, focusing on documentary, narrative, and animated independent films. Founded in 2001 as a non-profit organization, KIFF attracts local, regional, and national work, recognizing visiting filmmakers and screen personalities, and increasing public awareness of independent and classic cinema as a cultural, economic, and educational asset.

Kansas Silent Film Festival
Showcasing the talent of some of the best silent film stars and filmmakers.

SUA (Student Union Activities)
University of Kansas organization responsible for promoting events and activities for students.

Through A Glass Productions
Through A Glass Productions provides professional film and video work from its home in Lawrence, Kansas. In addition to professional work, Through A Glass is committed to producing quality narrative films.

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Student Work

See more student films in our Galleries section.

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