Cmf Spotlight



CMF Spotlight is the official podcast of the Worlds Largest Student Film Festival, Campus MovieFest. Together, well get the inside story of the traveling festival, keeping track of the tours' progress at the schools they visit. On this journey, we will talk with past participants and other luminaries with the hopes to advise and inspire independent filmmakers by highlighting rising talent and analyzing the art of film.


  • A Conversation with the Atlanta Tour

    22/06/2017 Duration: 45min

    On today's episode of CMF Spotlight I had the pleasure of interviewing the Atlanta Tour members Elijah Willis and Joshua Burkholder. Together, we brought CMF schools from St. Louis to Los Angeles, collecting crazy stories along the way.

  • A Conversation with Aakash Bakshi

    09/06/2017 Duration: 22min

    On today’s episode of CMF Spotlight we have a special guest from the University of North Florida, Aakash Bakshi. Aakash has written, directed, shot, and acted in CMF movies every year he’s been in school. There is simply one word to describe him: prolific. CLICK HERE to see Til Death: CLICK HERE to see Tender: CLICK HERE to see Salts:

  • A Conversation with Audrey Easton

    26/05/2017 Duration: 28min

    On today’s episode of CMF Spotlight we had the pleasure of talking with Audrey Easton of Emory University. This year was her last at Emory, but her first with CMF. Together, we discuss what it’s like to make art at a school that’s more focused on academics and the importance of having a strong community. Audrey's work: ttp://

  • A Conversation with Mac Capen

    12/05/2017 Duration: 35min

    On today’s episode of CMF Spotlight, we have a very special guest with us; a Bridgewater State graduate, 4 time CMF participant, and current West Coast Video Manager, Mac Capen. Mac has been working with CMF for 2 and a half years, traveling all over the country, but after this year’s Terminus, he’s officially retiring. Mac's CMF movies: CMF 3D:

  • What is CMF?

    28/04/2017 Duration: 06min

    On today's "micro-episode" we talk about what Campus MovieFest is and what kinds of opportunities it provides for college students across the country.

  • A Conversation with Poo Industries

    14/04/2017 Duration: 27min

    The last year Poo Industries compete in CMF was 2007, but ever since then we’ve handed out an award with their name on it. Find out why during today’s episode of CMF Spotlight!