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Open Projector Night

Open Projector Night
Wed, Feb 13, 2019

8:00 pm
UICA Members: $5, Public: $10


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. 

Congratulations to the following filmmakers who’ve been accepted to our next Open Projector Night! 👇

- Kirie Quackenbush - Conform Japan
- Austin Mills - Vegas Baby
- Carina Venet - Weird Pets
- Sloan Inns - Novocain 
- Hien Nguyen - Conversations in Hanoi
- Katelyn Kolb - Little Lantern 
- Connor Kovack - Video Limbo 
- Scott Palazzo - Afterglow
- Nick Nummerdor | Andrew J. Morgan - Hat Auction
- Mandy Jacobs - Burning Ducks

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Open Projector Night is supported in part by the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office.

Submit your shorts

Interested in submitting your own short film for consideration? Anyone is welcome to submit. Applying is free, and we welcome any genre, or rating, under 20 minutes in duration. Films are selected and curated into a seventy-minute program by a panel of UICA staff and volunteers.

Please consider that Open Projector Night is an ongoing film series; its intent is to showcase a diverse selection of films connected to Michigan and to establish a venue to highlight local filmmakers in Grand Rapids.

Submission deadline: Jan 14, 2019
Notification date: Jan 28, 2019

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