Environmental Film Festival

Student Environmental Short Film Festival

Date: 3/18/08 7:00 pm

Venue: American University


Directed by: Students

American University, Center for Environmental Filmmaking & EarthEcho International

Student Environmental Short Film Festival

Hosted by Chris Palmer and Philippe Cousteau

Panel Discussion 7:00 p.m. Film Screenings 8:00 p.m.

American University’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking and EarthEcho International are pleased to host the third annual Student Environmental Short Film Festival. Talented high school and college students from around the globe have submitted short films with clear environmental and green messages that focus on the festival’s philosophy that everything we do makes a difference. The top three selections will be screened and receive awards at this event to recognize the student filmmakers’ efforts to educate the public about the environmental issues important to them and our global community.

This year’s screenings will be preceded by a panel discussion focusing on “What you need to know to become an environmental filmmaker.” Panelists: Philippe Cousteau, Co-founder and President of EarthEcho International; Chris Palmer, Founder of American University’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking; Sandy Cannon-Brown, Founder and President of Video Takes, Inc.; Justine Schmidt, President, D.C. Chapter of Filmmakers for Conservation and Anne Tarrant, Senior Producer of the National Geographic Society’s Natural History Unit. Visit www.EarthEcho.org for additional information and to view the 2007 winning films.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations needed.

American University, Wechsler Theatre, Mary Graydon Center

4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW

(METRO: Tenleytown/AU. Shuttle bus service to AU)

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