The winning 16 short films made during thjis year's Campus MovieFest have been made available online.
The films were made in the San Francisco Bay area. Student film-makers from Berkeley, Davis, University of the Pacific, Sonoma State, San Jose State and Stanford were provided with a MacBook or MacBook Pro loaded with iLife '08, Final Cut Studio and everything else they needed to create the films.
Over 550 teams of students from these schools participated in this year’s film festival. Students had to make their films using the supplied equipment within one week. The winning films were announced at a mid-October gala event, the competition was supported by a range of partners, including Apple's US iPhone partner, AT&T.
The site will soon post the winners from the Los Angeles round of the film festival with participants from UCLA, USC, Whittier and Cal Poly Pomona.
Each of the Campus MovieFest Best Picture team members won Mac minis loaded with iLife and Final Cut Studio software. The short movie will be featured at Silicon Valley’s internationally recognized film festival, Cinequest, in 2008.
Best Comedy and Best Drama award winners took home an iPod touch for each member of the team. The top three films will also be showcased on AT&T’s CV video service and Red, Virgin America’s in-flight entertainment system. The AT&T Best Use of Mobile award winners received an American Express gift card and move on for a chance to win mobile phones. Finally, the Best Soundtrack winner won Logic Studio software.