The Monarch Short-Film Festival kicks off on Friday (2/17), showcasing and highlighting the work of ODU film students and alumni. It's free and open to the public! Notably, the top scoring movies (as determined by a jury) will be screened to the audience, and the movie winners will be announced and awarded, including Best Student Film (overall) and Best Student Film. Additionally, members of ODU Libraries will attend the festival and share Naro Video news with the Monarch community.

  • Friday, February 17th
  • 7pm to 9pm
  • University Theatre, 4608 Hampton Blvd.

Also, please participate in earlier events:

  • Canon: Opticals Workshop, with Lisa Gualtieri Alford, 1-3pm (Soundstage, inside Goode Theatre, 4601 Monarch Way)
  • Kodak and the Industry, with Michael Brown, 4-5pm (Soundstage, inside Goode Theatre, 4601 Monarch Way)

For more details and questions about the Monarch Short-Film Festival, please contact