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2018 UFVA Conference      

 

New Mexico State University
Las Cruses, NM

July 30 - August 2, 2017  

Conference Theme - "Stories Without Borders"

Keynote speakers: Brian EspinozaLena Khan, Alvaro Rodriguez

2018 Conference Program

2018 Award Winners

 

  

2017 UFVA Conference

 

Cal State, LA
Los Angeles, CA
July 30 - August 2, 2017

Conference Theme - "Media Diversity: Inclusion and Convergence"
Keynote speakers: Gina Prince Bythewood, Reggie Rock Bythewood
2017 Conference Program
2017 Award Winners

 

2016 UFVA Conference                                                                

                            

Green Valley Ranch Resort
Henderson, NV


July 31 - August 4, 2016

Conference Theme - "Content Creation in the 21st Century"
Keynote speaker: Jane McGonigal, author of Reality Is Broken and SuperBetter

2016 Conference Program

2016 Award Winners

 

2015 UFVA Conference

American University
Washington, DC
August 4-8, 2015

Conference Theme - "Media with Impact"
Keynote speaker: Elvis Mitchell, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2015 Conference Program
2015 Conference Presentation Materials
2015 Award Winners

2014 UFVA Conference

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
August 5 - 9, 2014

Conference Theme - "Nature and Narrative"
Keynote speaker: independent producer Christine Vachon
Download 2014 Conference Program
2014 Conference Presentation Materials
Award Winners

2013 UFVA Conference

Chapman University
Orange, CA
July 29 - August 3rd, 2013
 
Conference Theme - "Story First!"
Keynote speaker: Peter Debruge, features writer and senior film critic for Daily Variety

2012 UFVA Conference

Columbia College Chicago
August 6 - 11, 2012

Conference Theme - "Imagination is the 21st Century Technology"
Keynote speaker, Peter Sims, explored the concept of incremental, accumulative ideation and helped us understand the value of making what Sims calls "Little Bets."

Award Winners
Download 2012 Conference Program

2011 UFVA Conference

Emerson College
Boston, MA
Aug 3-6, 2011

Keynote by Holly Willis: PDF | PowerPoint

Download 2011 Conference Program

2010 UFVA Conference

Champlain College
Burlington, VT
August 11-14, 2010
Download 2010 Conference Program

2009 UFVA Conference

University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Aug. 5-8, 2009
Download 2009 Conference Program

2008 UFVA Conference

Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
August 12-16, 2008
Download 2008 Conference Program

2007 UFVA Conference

University of North Texas
Denton, TX
August 7-11, 2007
Download 2007 Conference Program

2006 UFVA Conference

Chapman University
Orange, CA
Aug 1-5, 2006

2005 UFVA Conference

Columbia College
Chicago, IL
August 2-6, 2005

2004 University of Toledo
2003 University of South Carolina
2002 Ithaca College
2001 Kodak Headquarters
2000 Colorado College
1999 Emerson College
1998 North Carolina School of the Arts
1997 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

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