2008 Notre Dame Forum Film Festival: Call for Entries

May 01, 2008

The University of Notre Dame will host the first annual, single day festival devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films that engage the topic of the Presidential Forum. The 2008 topic is ENERGY: Charting a Sustainable Future. This year’s awards include:

  • A $1400 MacBook with Final Cut Express pre-installed
  • Film screening at the beginning of the 2008 Presidential Forum
  • Dinner with Presidential Forum VIP filmmaker guests
  • Film screening on the Notre Dame home page
  • Award presentation and participation in Q & A following the festival
  • Film screening prior to Forum related films throughout 2008–2009

Deadline: The 2008 Call for Entries ends on July 15, 2008

How to submit entries: Online entries are not currently accepted; please download the submission form at Complete rules and regulations are available on the submission form. Entries must be postmarked by July 15, 2008. An entry fee of 10 dollars must accompany each submission form. There is no entry fee for University of Notre Dame students. Make check payable to the University of Notre Dame or UND, and mail with DVD and submission form to:

Jon Vickers
Managing Director
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
100 Performing Arts Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA

Dates: 2008 ND Forum Film Festival will take place on Friday, September 19, 2008.

The 2008 Notre Dame Forum on Sustainable Energy represents nothing less than a bold invitation to the entire Notre Dame family to embark upon a thoughtful and comprehensive course of sustainability in our personal lifestyles, institutional practices, intellectual life and research, and civic commitments. Learn more about the forum at

Questions regarding the 2008 ND Forum Film Festival should be directed to Jon Vickers, phone: 574.631.2725, e-mail:

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