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Open Projector Night


UICA Open Projector Night

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

8:00 pm
UICA Members: $4, Public: $8
OPN: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Celebrate short films with the Open Projector Night series, a recurring cinematic event presenting the work of local, regional, and national filmmakers with a Michigan connection. Enjoy a diverse range of movies  from animated narratives and commercial work to experimental pieces. After the event, participate in a question and answer panel with the filmmakers and vote for your favorite short film. Winners will receive a number of awards, including special screenings of their work before UICA's feature films.


Film Lineup.

August Busch, Through A Train Window
Ty Hendry, London, I
Phillip Carrel , Nicholas Symanski | Process Portrait
Sarah Schmidt, Starry Skies
Ken Davis, Labeled
Charles Beale, AA
Anna Zorn, What’s the Password?
Jose Jimenez, Dreamer
Naomi Wong, Naturally Lazy
Nick Nummerdor, Hill Climb



Submit Your Shorts.

Interested in submitting your own short film for consideration? Anyone is welcome to submit, with no restrictions on content, genre, or rating, and no fee to apply. Films are selected and curated into a seventy-minute program by a panel of UICA staff and volunteers.

Submission Deadline: October 16, 2017
Selections Announced: November 02, 2017

UICA Guests in Movie Theater

Open Projector Night is supported in part by the Michigan Film and Digital Media Office and The Ferris Foundation.

UICA Supporters Ferris State University
UICA Supporters Michigan Film and Digital Media Office

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should contact Megan Bylsma, Associate Director, at 616.454.7000 x11 or megan@uica.org at least 72 hours in advance.

Earlier Event: November 10
My Friend Dahmer
Later Event: November 17
Loving Vincent