Future of Cinema Film Festival

The Future of Cinema Film Festival (FOCFF) offers the opportunity for high school filmmakers to meet professionals in visual storytelling, to dream, and to collaborate with the next generation of cinema, while creating a greater understanding of a quickly evolving art form.

The 2021 FOCFF schedule will be available in fall of 2021. Stay tuned! 

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ARRI Camera and ARRI Lighting: http://www.arri.de/

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Final Draft screenwriting and screenplay software: http://www.finaldraft.com/

Past Guests Include

Caroline Aaron

Caroline Aaron

actor, Edward Scissorhands and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Vanessa Bayer

Vanessa Bayer

actor and former Saturday Night Live cast member

Ken Burns

Ken Burns

documentary filmmaker, The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The National Parks: America's Best Idea


Michael Mittlestaedt and Kira Burksey

As Academy graduate Kira Bursky makes a splash at film festivals, Director of Film & New Media Michael Mittelstaedt reflects on his students’ past and future. Learn More