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Upcoming Screenings of The Offering at Film Festivals

Monday, April 19th, 2010

If you are in the area of any of the upcoming screenings for The Offering I hope you will take this opportunity to see the first film produced by Cogswell College’s Project X class on the big screen. Following is a list of Film Festivals in which The Offering was an Official Selection.

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11th Lake Arrowhead Film Festival
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Festival Dates: April 22 to 25, 2010
Screening Dates: April 23

52nd Rochester International Film Festival
Rochester, NY
Festival Dates: April 22 to 24, 2010
Screening Dates: April 24

11th Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach, CA
Festival Dates: April 22 to 29, 2010
Screening Dates: April 25

2nd River Bend Film Festival
South Bend, IN
Festival Dates: April 30 to May 1, 2010
Screening Dates: April 30

7th Tupelo Film Festival
Tupelo, MS
Festival Dates: May 13 to 15, 2010
Screening Dates: May 15

Project X is a one-of-a-kind, project-based class at Cogswell Polytechnical College – unparalleled in its scope and study as it incorporates every component of animation film production for the big and small screen. Students worked tirelessly for three semesters to produce a studio-quality short film. During production they are supported by a massive collaborative effort from faculty, staff, visiting artists, industry professionals and alumni.

The Offering Selected for Screening at the Tupelo Film Festival

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Tupelo

Cogswell Polytechnical College is pleased to announce that The Offering, the first animated, short film produced under the umbrella of the Project X class, has been selected for screening at the 7th Annual Tupelo Film Festival. The festival takes place from May 13 to 15, 2010.

“It’s a great place to mingle,” is one of the things filmmakers and festival goers alike have to say about the Tupelo Film Festival. Established in 2004, the festival combines a beautiful setting, Southern Hospitality and world-class film screenings and workshops. And each year the festival brings together dozens of films and hundreds of film fans from around the world. In addition, the festival aims to be a centerpiece in the Tupelo Film Commission’s goal of fostering a vibrant film community in Northeast Mississippi.

The Tupelo Film Festival has grown from a national to an international film festival offering diversity in film screenings. It is indeed an event filled with fun, education, social activities, great food and excellent film screenings.

Project X is a one-of-a-kind, project-based class – unparalleled in its scope and study as it incorporates every component of animation film production for the big and small screen. This class, under the direction of Animation faculty member and long-time professional animator Michael Huber, is only available at Cogswell. Students worked tirelessly for three semesters to produce this studio-quality short film. They were supported by a massive collaborative effort from faculty, staff, visiting artists, industry professionals and alumni. 

-Bonnie Phelps, Dean of Institutional Advancement

The Offering Selected for Screening at the Newport Beach Film Festival

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

NewportBeach

Cogswell Polytechnical College is pleased to announce that The Offering, the first animated, short film produced under the umbrella of the Project X class, has been selected for screening at the 11th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival. The festival takes place from April 22 to 29, 2010.

The Offering will screen on April 25 at the Edwards Islands 2 Cinema inside the Fashion Island Mall during the A Short Toon Up program that begins at 7:15. For directions and to purchase tickets, please visit the Festival website. Film Director Michael Huber, will attend the screening and participate in the Q&A session following the screening.

The Newport Beach Film Festival seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world. Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program, a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a diverse collection of studio and independent films. The Festival supports the creation and advancement of innovative and artistic cinematic works of both emerging and seasoned filmmakers and proudly embraces the passion, independent spirit and vision of these talented artists. With the integration of the local community and educational institutions into all aspects of the Festival, the Festival stimulates an interest in the study and appreciation of film and encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to participate.

Project X is a one-of-a-kind, project-based class – unparalleled in its scope and study as it incorporates every component of animation film production for the big and small screen. This class, under the direction of Animation faculty member and long-time professional animator Michael Huber, is only available at Cogswell. Students worked tirelessly for three semesters to produce this studio-quality short film. They were supported by a massive collaborative effort from faculty, staff, visiting artists, industry professionals and alumni. 

-Bonnie Phelps, Dean of Institutional Advancement