Camarillo, Calif., May 2, 2014 – The Art Program at CSU Channel Islands (CI) announces the Third Annual Film & Animation Screening, a juried event showcasing the top films and animations created by CI students.  The free public screening will be held Wednesday, May 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Malibu Hall 100 on the CI campus.  

The event features films and animations from art students in the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters.  Works range from short films and documentaries to 3D computer animations, motion graphics, stop motion, and traditional 2D animation.

The doors open at 6 p.m.  Prior to the screening, guests may enjoy complimentary popcorn, cotton candy and other movie treats, and hobnob with the artists.

The event culminates in an awards ceremony honoring the top student entries, including the prestigious Best in Show Award.  Winners are judged and selected by a jury composed of film, television and animation industry professionals.  Audience members will also have the opportunity to select their favorite work for the Audience Choice Award.

Limited parking is available on campus with the purchase of a $6 daily permit; follow signs to the parking permit dispensers.  Once on campus, follow signs to the screening in Malibu Hall.  Free parking is available at the Camarillo Metrolink Station/Lewis Road parking lot in Camarillo with bus service to and from the campus.  Riders should board the CI Vista Bus to the campus; the cash-only fare is $1.25 each way.  Buses arrive and depart from the Camarillo Metrolink Station every 30 minutes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For exact times, check the schedule at www.goventura.org.

For additional information, contact Aldo Figueroa at aldo.figueroa@csuci.edu, or the CI Art Program at 805-437-2772 or art@csuci.edu.

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CSU Channel Islands (CI) is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, and its emphasis on experiential and service learning. CI's strong academic programs focus on business, sciences, liberal studies, teaching credentials, and innovative master's degrees. Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by outstanding faculty research. CI has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is committed to serving students of all backgrounds from the region and beyond. Connect with and learn more about CI by visiting CI's Social Media.

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