February 6 - 9 and 13 - 16, 2014
Thanks for a great festival!
Dear festival attendees, staff and filmmakers,
The twelfth Central Michigan International Film Festival ended on February 16 with tired but happy staff members and what appeared to be enthusiastic moviegoers. We had nearly 800 admissions to this year’s festival and quite a few people bought Film Society/Film Festival t-shirts there to proclaim their enthusiasm, get unlimited individual admission to films (or maybe just to use as another layer of clothing to keep out the cold). This was the first time we sold t-shirts at the festival and also the first time we had to deal with such bitter cold weather (although we have had snow during previous festivals too).
Now comes the time to thank everyone who helped to make the festival a success. First of all, the
The Central Michigan International Film Festival is organized by the Central Michigan University School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and the CMU Film Society. Our co-sponsors include:
CMU College of Communication and Fine Arts
CMU Office of Institutional Diversity
Pleasant Graphics, Inc.
Central Michigan Life
The Tournées Festival
(The Tournées Festival was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US and the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée.)
As most people close to the festival
know, our screenings are staffed by Film Society volunteers who
As most people close to the festival know, our screenings are staffed by Film Society volunteers who
are recruited and organized by Erin Woirol. This year our student volunteers included:
We hope you will join us for next year’s festival. In the meantime, if you have films to suggest or (even
better) films to submit, please send an e-mail to me at email@example.com.
Professor, Broadcast and Cinematic Arts
Director, Central Michigan International Film Festival
Central Michigan University
Festival Executive Staff
Director: Dr. Mark Poindexter (Professor, CMU School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts)
CMU Film Society Officers: Davis Nixon, President; Alisha Harper, Vice-President; Deanna Johnson and Erin Woirol, Promotions Managers; Daniel Stafford, Fundraising Officer.
Consultants: Darcy Orlik (Events Coordinator, College of Communication and Fine Arts); Stephanie Mathson (Instruction/Reference Librarian, CMU Libraries)
Logo Design: Nicole Shackelford
On-Screen Credits in Theatres: Matthew Poindexter