Friday, March 13:
The New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany is postponing its inaugural Albany Film Festival as an appropriate precaution related to COVID-19 and coronavirus containment protocol with guidance from UAlbany, county, and state health experts, and government officials. Read more.
Albany Film Festival Kickoff
Friday, March 27, 2020
Sample of 3D Projection Mapping
The kickoff to the inaugural Albany Film Festival will include illuminating the night sky and exterior of the Science Library on the uptown UAlbany campus with a dazzling 3D immersive light show that will be the first of its kind for Albany.
The display will include a narrative of the Capital Region’s cultural legacy and the history of major movies filmed on location in the area.
Students, faculty, staff and community members of all ages are invited to experience this dynamic public art display. It will run multiple times on the Science Library’s west facade for four consecutive nights.
explore the craft of storytelling in cinema
with Eric Haze, artist
screenwriter of HARRIET
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A limited number of Albany Film Festival VIP passes are available for $75 each.
Pass holders will receive:
A colorful lanyard and VIP badge that will identify you as a supporter of the Albany Film Festival
Advanced, priority seating for all Albany Film Festival events, including workshops, screenings, panel discussions, presentations, and evening award ceremony.
Access to a private reception with food and beverage following the evening award ceremony that will allow you to mix and mingle with award recipients, featured filmmakers and special guests.
A Special Thanks
to our Sponsors
Chet & Karen Opalka
Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C.
UAlbany Speaker Series
June M. DeSorbo
Film Albany, a division of Discover Albany
The Touhey Family Foundation
Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange, Inc. (CCCE)
New York State Archives Partnership Trust
New World Bistro Bar
O’Connell & Aronowitz / StudentDefenders.com
Roemer Wallens Gold & Mineaux LLP
The Swyer Family Foundation
University Auxiliary Services
Add a Zero Productions
Skip Casano & Bella Pipas
Brown & Weinraub, PLLC
Pernille Ægidius Dake
Paul & Mary Grondahl
David & Lauren Hayes
Honest Weight Food Co-op
William & Mary Jean Krackeler
Cecilia Lauenstein & Ronald Nadeau
H. Carl McCall and Dr. Joyce F. Brown
Servico Inc./ Scott Schuster
Herb and Cynthia Shultz
UAlbany William L. Reese Emeritus Center
Hon. Leonard A. Weiss