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May 16

May 16, 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Film conference to show work of local, national independent student filmmakers 

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College’s 12th annual Elkhorn Valley BEA D7 Film and Media Conference will held in room 1114 at the College’s Elkhorn Valley Campus, 204th and Dodge Streets, this Friday, 7-10 p.m., and Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The conference will feature more than 20 local and regional college amateur short films and more than 40 high school short films from local and national filmmakers. 

 

Conference participants submitted work in video/broadcasting, music video, animation and documentary. Awards will be presented to the best films as judged by MCC faculty. As part of the film conference, local artist Tim Guthrie will be showing his award-winning film “Missing Piece” before hosting a question and answer session about the project on Friday at 7 p.m. in room 114. 

 

The film conference is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.