Accepting submissions for the 26th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival!

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Thursday, May 19, 2016 by 5PM

Animation – Documentary – Experimental – Motion Design – Music Video – Narrative
Promotional – Screenplay, Short – Television, Episodic – Television, News – Television, Variety

$1000 to the Winner of Best in Show
$500 to Winner of each category
$100 to the Campus Department of the winner in each category
Place Awards are presented in each category

Visit the “ENTER” page to get more information about submitting your project and to access the entry form.


The 2015 CSU Media Arts Festival featured 42 finalist projects representing 14 CSU campuses! We received 194 entries from 17 of the 23 campuses. For the past 25 years, the festival has featured submissions from more than 4,000 students.

The CSU Media Arts Festival is a celebration of films, videos, and other new media created by students of the California State University. The MAF is an opportunity for them to showcase their work before a panel of distinguished faculty and entertainment industry professionals.