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College Movie Festival 2024 pros

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The annual competition and celebration of college student filmmaking in the Greater Cincinnati region.


Video links for the pros:

Group A:

Group B:

2024 Required elements

  • Theme: Human Connection
  • Line: "I'd rather you just tell me."
  • Inclluded with the final production book - a log line for your movie.

The 2024 schedule

  • Kickoff: Thursday, February 15, 7:00pm (start arriving at 6:30pm) at Wandering Monsters Brewing 
  • Screenwriting and Pre-Production: Feb 15 - Feb 23
  • Production and Post-Production: Feb 23 - March 3
  • Initial Cut and In-Progress Production Book due by 11:59pm, March 3 through this upload link
  • One-on-Ones with the Pros: 1:00pm, March 24 at NKU's Digitorium
  • Final Cut due by 11:59pm, March 31
  • Screening and Awards: April 20, 9:00am (group A) and 10:15am (group B then awards) at the AMC Theatre in West Chester

The College Movie Festival is excited to again partner with the Over the Rhine International Film Festival!

The Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival is the nation’s first diversity film festival led by people in the disability community and takes place July 6-8, 2023. The OTR International Film Festival was named by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World for 2022. The film festival’s mission is to share untold stories that celebrate our shared humanity.

The festival provides opportunities to connect with filmmakers, film stars, producers and leaders in our community. To find out more about the festival visit and if you are interested in volunteering please email

CMF 2024 Resources:

Past College Movie Festival information and movies:

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