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2015 InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase

Click here to read more about the short documentaries created by Film Studies & Production Students, for the 2015 InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase that will be held on June 4, 2015.

2015 InShort Student Film Showcase Thursday, June 4, 6-9 pm
Reception (6-7 pm), Film Screening (7-9 pm)
Sturm Hall, Davis Lobby & Auditorium

2014 InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase

Following are a sampling of student final projects from the InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase held June 5, 2014.

These films are the work of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Film Studies & Production major. Students must complete a final project video as part of a group. Students are responsible for pitching, writing, editing, producing and directing each piece.


A neurotic rabbi ruins a Jewish wedding with an all too revealing toast.
Production team: Brandon Reich-Sweet, Michael Sambol, David Stewart, Matt Worley


A To escape her parents' fighting, ten-year-old Emma travels through time with her best friend Charles.
Production team: Joel Cruz, Michael Glantz, James Mecham, Siena Pinney

2013 InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase

Following are several documentary final projects from the 2013 InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase. Also available: 2012 InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase (narrative films).

Hope Is Free At This Shop

Refugees in Colorado find hope second hand.
Production team: Brian Bakos, Ty Dockter, Wanda Lakota, Xusiming


Refuge is a documentary about wolves and humans finding sanctuary in a place called Mission:Wolf.
Production team: Merle Gleiforst, Brittany Heath


The typical U.S. coffee shop becomes classroom and haven for Naseer, an Iraqi refugee who perseveres through the pain of the past to launch his American dream.
Production team: Montana Knapp, Jessica Markowitz, Courtney Merage


Leveled looks at death, the great equalizer, through a range of perspectives and reactions to our own mortality. 
Production team: Patrick Gillespie, Jennifer O'Connor, Mike McKelvey, David Stewart

Final Table

When one of the world's best poker players is knocked out within the first 30 minutes of the Amateur Championship, two unlikely players emerge as Final Table favorites. Production team: Samuel Granados, Jonny Havey, Dan Ketchum