Film Festival For First-Year Students (F4)

Congratulations to the Winner and Honorable Mention for F4!

The official news story is available at

The winning video called Waves of Our Own was created by Caseley Amick, Grace Delbridge, Morgan Jones, Olivia LeMay and Trenton Wesley.

The Honorable Mention video called UNI College Habits was created by Leah Johnson, Bri Phipps, Elise Ranosa & Trianna Boug.

Here's a video highlighting other videos and sharing the first-year experience.

What is it?

F4 is a film festival exclusively for first-year students at University of North Carolina Wilmington enrolled in UNI 101. Students use video cameras and laptops to create a story about their first-year experience. Videos are 4-6 minutes in length and are created,starring and directed by students. Videos are judged in several categories by panelists including faculty, staff and students. All films submitted will be shown at "The Premiere" at Lumina Theater during the middle of November 2013. The topic for videos this year is:


Entrants are encouraged to make their videos concerning this topic and students can work individually or in groups. Any student enrolled in First Year Seminar in Fall 2013 is eligible to submit their entry starting September 1, 2013 and entry is open until November 6, 2013.


Entries can be submitted either via email or by dropping off a DVD. Links to videos created and hosted on websites such as YouTube or Vimeo can be emailed to DVD submissions can be dropped off at University College on the first floor of DePaolo Hall. Please label both digital videos and DVD submissions with all student names and emails who shot the film. All submissions will be judged using the following rubric.



When is it?



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