Number of Films in Festival: 151
Attendance at Festival: 24,000
“Wisconsin’s Own” Series Films: 65
Campus: UW Cinematheque, Memorial Union Play Circle, Hillel, University Square Theaters
Downtown: Overture Center for the Arts, Orpheum Theater, Club Majestic, Bartell Theatre, Monona Terrace
New to the Festival:
The addition of two downtown locations-the Overture Center for the Arts and the Monona Terrace
Audience awards are introduced, so the audience is allowed to vote for the best Narrative and Documentary films
Films that won awards as other festivals, both in the U.S. and internationally, are brought to the Wisconsin Film Festival.
Estimated student attendance: 9,600 (or 40%)
The Student Shorts competition is added to the festival which gives Wisconsin students a chance to enter their films (if under 60 minutes) and win prizes.
Attendance remains the same, students are about 40% of attendance.
Four venues on campus, five venues downtown.