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Redstone Film Festival


The annual Redstone Film Festival premieres on the BU campus each February and travels to New York and Los Angeles in the spring. The Boston festival is highly anticipated each year, playing to a sell-out audience of students and friends from across the BU community. Redstone film awards are sponsored by Canon, Avid, Gary Fleder and Scott Rosenberg. Prizes will include Canon cameras and accessories, Avid and ProTools software, and MacBook Pro computers for the screenplay winners.

    Award categories:

  • First place
  • Second place
  • Third place
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Editing
  • Best Sound Design
  • Best Alumni Short Film (Los Angeles only)

The New York City festival, primarily an alumni event, offers BU alumni in the New York area the opportunity to view the finalists and winners from the Boston festival. Hosted at the Viacom Theatre in Times Square, it provides a unique opportunity for students to showcase their films to other members of the BU network.

The three-part festival concludes in Los Angeles for an audience of alumni and BU in LA students. The finalist films from Boston compete again, judged by a West Coast panel of industry experts. The LA festival also offers alumni filmmakers the opportunity to enter the alumni short competition.

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