The College Media Association Film and Audio Festival is designed to encourage and promote excellence in student video work by showing examples of top-notch projects in several categories. Those shown at the film and audio festival at the Fall Convention will receive an award for their selection.

Deadline

The deadline for submissions has passed. Please consider participating in the Film & Audio Festival awards program in 2022!

This year's winners will be announced and winning entries will be shown during the ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention. Specific date and time will be shared once the schedule is announced. 

Please note: You must pay for your submissions in order to be considered. 


Compete in any of these categories: 

1. Short Documentary

Non-fiction videos 2:30-7 minutes in length

2. Long Documentary

Non-fiction videos 7-15 minutes in length. May be edited to comply with length limits. 

3. Creative

Short films under 5 minutes in length. May be edited to comply with length limits. 

4. Video News Package

A short news package designed for broadcast or web distribution. Maximum length: 150 seconds.

5. Video Sports Package

A short sports package designed for broadcast or web distribution. Maximum length: 150 seconds.

6. Video Feature Package

A short feature package designed for broadcast or web distribution. Maximum length: 150 seconds.

7. Video newscast

Up to 30 minutes in length (one entry per college)

8. Animation 

Creative, fictional animation. May be combined with real action. Must be under 5 minutes in length. May be edited to comply with length limits. 

9. Audio Documentary 

Non-fictional audio story, expository in nature. (Please submit no more than 15 minutes for consideration by the judges.) May be edited to comply with length limits. 

10. Audio Creative Performance 

Creative audio performance intended to entertain. May include humor, fiction, promotional or musical and audio performance. Up to 5 minutes in length. 

11. Best DJ Personality

Audio performance as a DJ as part of an internet or broadcast radio show. Submit no more than 5 minutes of DJ work, and edit to omit songs. 


Click below to see previous winners. 

2019

2018

2017