ASUNM’s Southwest Film Center hosts its annual Cherry Reel Student Film Festival on Dec. 1, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Student Union Building theater.

Cherry Reel Student Film Festival, sponsored by Canon, is a film festival for student filmmakers, by student filmmakers. The event is open to submissions from first-time filmmakers or returning filmmakers. All submissions have the opportunity to win the grand prize, which includes a new DSLR and lens that has a value over $2,500.

The Cherry Reel Student Film Festival gives students a platform to proudly show their work and to enhance the creative competitiveness and collaborative possibilities between student filmmakers in the Albuquerque area.

Different genres this year include Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Experimental, Documentary, Animated Short, Music Video and more.

Last year, the 2017 Cherry Reel Student Film Festival had over 70 student submissions and screened 17 films.

The event has a $5 entry fee, cash only. A reception will follow in the SUB Atrium.

For more information contact, visit Cherry Reel Festival or email ASUNM’S Southwest Film Center at