Wayne State College

4th Annual Wildcat Spirit Film Festival Celebrates Film Excellence

Published Monday, April 11th, 2022

Wildcat Spirit Short Film Festival
Assistant professor of communication Dr. Mike White, left, teaches television and video production, electronic media, and other mass communication courses at Wayne State College. He advises KWSC-TV, the college's cable television station, and oversees Hot Attic Film School Productions.

WSC student films will be presented at the film festival April 26. Encore presentations begin at 6 p.m. followed by film premieres at 7.

Wayne State College celebrates excellence in film during the fourth annual Wildcat Spirit Film Festival on Tuesday, April 26. The festival, hosted by the WSC Film Production and Theory Program, is free and open to the public.

A red carpet event opens the festivities at 5:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre in downtown Wayne. Hot Attic Film School encore presentations begin at 6 p.m. followed by film premieres at 7 p.m. The films are written, produced, and directed by WSC students.

During the day, participating students tour the WSC media studios and engage in workshops. Prior to the festival, high schools and colleges from Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota submit films for review. Categories include shorts of 5 minutes or less, narrative, comedy, documentary, science fiction/fantasy, and submissions from Nebraska Speech Communication and Theatre Association members. Officially selected films show at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre.

For more information, contact Dr. Michael White, assistant professor of communication arts, at 402-375-7595.