The Tenth Annual SUNYWide Film Festival will be hosted by Purchase College, SUNY from April 17 to 19, 2020. 

For more information, email sunywidefilmfestival@gmail.com

THE OFFICIAL SUNYWIDE PODCAST

CHECK BACK WEEKLY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS YEARS

FESTIVAL, HOW TO PARTICIPATE AND MORE.

EPISODE ONE

 

 

 

 

 

Ed Evans, senior instructor of media at SUNY Broome, and Aaron Daniel Annas, director of this year's festival talk about the SWFF8 submission process, how the festival has grown over the years and the positive impact of hosting the event in Buffalo, NY!

In the second episode we spoke with Josh Adams, assistant professor of cinema and screen studies at SUNY Oswego, about his quest to find a rare movie used in the Steven Spielberg film "Minority Report," the similarities between a Hollywood film and a student film and how a parking ticket almost prevented a former festival key-note speaker from receiving his SUNY diploma.

EPISODE TWO

In the third episode we spoke with Phil Hastings, associate professor of film and video arts at SUNY Fredonia and founder of the festival. We discussed the history of the festival, how its grown and his film work on the sexual cannibalism and reproduction practices of the praying mantis, which has been featured on the National Geographic program "Animal Taboos."

EPISODE THREE

In the fourth episode we discussed festival keynote speaker Kyle Bradstreet, the impact of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the popularity of zombie films.

EPISODE FOUR