BA, BFA, & MFA Submissions for Spring 2021 Screenings

Screening Information:


This May, the college will be hosting virtual screenings to showcase BA, BFA, and MFA projects from Fall 2019, Spring and Fall of 2020, and Spring 2021.


All films will be available for viewing on Cinesend from Monday May 3rd at 9:00am until Sunday May 9th at 10:00pm.


The Arts Emerson Box Office will be open Monday from 9:00am-6:00pm, Tues-Sat from 12:00pm-6:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm-10:00pm


Submission Deadlines:


Fall 2019 BFA, Spring 2020 BA + BFA - March 12th, 9:00am

Fall 2020 BFA - April 2nd, 9:00am

Spring 2021 BFA - April 23rd, 9:00am

Spring 2021 BA - April 26th, 9:00am


MFA Projects - Sunday April 25th, 11:59pm


***Please note that late submissions are not guaranteed to screen and may not be accepted***


How to submit:


Upload your file to Google Drive and share it with

Please include the requested information about your film and (see below) and be sure to follow our submission format guidelines.


Please be aware that this upload could take a significant amount of time based on your file size and internet speed. We advise uploading the night before to ensure your upload is finished before the 9:00am deadlines. 


Requested Information:

Please include the following information and attachments, some of which will be included on our streaming platform:

  • BA, BFA, or MFA? Semester finished?*
  • Film title*
  • Release year*
  • Summary
  • Logline*
  • Director(s)*
  • Producer(s)*
  • Other key roles (up to two)*
  • Language(s) spoken*
  • Country of origin*
  • 1 poster image (if desired): 960x1440 resolution or higher
  • 1 background/thumbnail images (can be film stills - no text): 1920x1080 resolution preferred*
  • 1 “presented by” image (if applicable): Image with sponsored organizations and link to a preferred website.
  • .SRT file(s) for subtitles or closed captioning (if applicable)


Submissions Format:

For online screenings and archival purposes, the post team is collecting H.264 format versions of your finished films. 


Please note that online screenings will be steamed at 1920x1080 - any other resolutions will be scaled down to fit this window


Please upload these files to Google Drive and share them with 

Exporting as H.264 

Premiere Pro: 


Avid Media Composer:



Standard Resolution and Aspect Ratios for reference:

1440 x 1080 (4:3 - HD)

1920 x 1080 (16:9 - HD)

1998 x 1080 (1.85:1 - 2K Flat)

2048 x 858 (2.39:1 - 2K Scope)

3996 x 2160 (1.85:1 - 4K Flat)

4096 x 1716 (2.39:1 - 4K Scope)


Please note that online screenings will be steamed at 1920x1080 - any other resolutions will be scaled down to fit this window



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