Imagination Upgraded, a team of alumni and students from Madison
Media Institute (MMI), took first place in the Milwaukee 48 Hour
Film Project for their film "Vial
Vile". The 48 Hour Film Project is the world's largest timed
filmmaking competition. For winning the local competition, the team from
MMI received an exclusive invitation to attend Filmapalooza 2015, the
international film festival and awards finale, held in Hollywood at the
end of he tour.
Imagination Upgraded won several awards for the Madison 48 Hour Film
Project before moving up to the Milwaukee competition. Alex Kudrna also
received Best Director accolades in Milwaukee as he coordinated with
supervised alum and students Spencer Christoffel, Sarah Dopf, Ben
Klemmer, Dave Reiling, Brandon "Champ" Robinson, Jonathan Schaub, Emma
Siewert and Randy Stewart.
"These students have provided amazing examples of cinematic work. They
understand the amount of work and effort the industry requires.
Congratulations to them all and we are looking forward to what they will
create in the future!" states Nella Citino, Chair of the Video and
Motion Graphics and Independent Digital Film departments at MMI.
The champion of the challenge will win a spot on the big screen at the
Cannes International Film Festival, $5,000 USD and lifelong bragging
rights for winning a renowned international film contest.
Established in 1969, Madison Media Institute (MMI) specializes in media
career training through hands-on work utilizing cutting-edge equipment.
MMI offers Associate Degrees in Digital Art & Design, Electronic & Audio
Visual Systems, Entertainment & Media Business, Game Art & Animation,
Mobile Application Development, Recording & Music Technology, Video &
Motion Graphics; and Bachelor of Science Degrees in Entertainment &
Media Business and Independent Digital Film. Our curriculum and
facilities are continually upgraded to coincide with developments made
in media technologies and communications.
Madison Media Institute is accredited nationally by the Accrediting
Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. For more information about
Madison Media please visit www.mediainstitute.edu.
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