Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Every Film Is A Startup - Fall 2020

Every Film Is A StartupThe Weston Ideation Lab in partnership with the CSU School of Film & Media Arts with funding provided by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation invites students to apply for the Every Film Is A Startup series in Fall 2020.

Led by the Weston Ideation Lab in partnership with the CSU School of Film & Media Arts and powered by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation grant, Every Film Is A Startup is a hands-on learning opportunity that creates teams of CSU students learning about innovation, entrepreneurship and culminating in a social justice documentary competition. Each team will create a three to five minute proof of concept video and compete for cash prizes and scholarships.

Students will learn about internship opportunities in the film industry; meet dedicated mentors in the fields of film, entrepreneurship and more; enhance their personal "reel" or project portfolio; meet students and alumni transforming their entrepreneurial dreams into reality and network with students from all majors and degree programs.

Apply Now (Graduate Admissions Application)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sessions are as follows:

Friday, September 25, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Social Justice Documentary Overview

Friday, October 9, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: The Business of Film

Friday, October 23, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Pitching Effectively

Friday, November 6, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Pitch Practice

Friday, November 20, 2020
11:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Topic: Social Justice Documentary Competition

Apply Now (Graduate Admissions Application)​​​​​​​