UMKC Film Students Work Showcased

CinemaKC Showcases University of Missouri Kansas City Student Filmmakers

KANSAS CITY, MO – CinemaKC salutes the University of Missouri-Kansas City Film Department on Thursday, October 28.

The evening features a variety of student media work – animation, documentary, fiction and promotional from every level of experience.  Talk with faculty from the department, as well as current students and recent graduates, to find out more about what’s happening in Film & Media Arts at UMKC and the special opportunities that our position in the urban core provides our students and others in the metro area.

Work made as a part of our extensive internship program will be featured as will opportunities for local media producers to work with and mentor students.

The screening at the Screenland Crown Center begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by an informal mixer at 6:30 p.m.

The films will conclude with a Q&A from the several filmmakers who will be in attendance.

A donation of $10.00 for general public and $5 for students and IFC members with ID is suggested.  All UMKC students are free with student ID.

“Our students coming out of some our local institutes teaching film and video craft are the future of the industry in this city,” says Shipp.  “We want to help set up a structure in which our emerging filmmakers are encouraged to stay in this area, and to that end we’re providing them a showcase where their hard work can be seen and appreciated.”
As well as the periodic showcases at Screenland Crown Center, CinemaKC encourages alliances between area filmmakers at its website, The organization is heavily reliant on social networking to connect the various film and industry associations by hosting space on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn.

CinemaKC is an initiative of the Film Society of Greater Kansas City, connecting with movie lovers since 1991.

For more information contact John Shipp at 816-718-4337 or

1 Comment

  1. Avatar mark on August 27th, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    Looking for crew to film pilot. contact me at 816-214-0943. this will be a family type show to be shot in kansas city.

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