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‘The Hurt Locker’s’ Mark Boal to participate in Campus MovieFest

HollywoodNews.com: “The Hurt Locker’s” Mark Boal is having a great year. Not only did his film win the Academy Award, but it’s picked up a handful of other awards as well.
Now the writer/producer will be one of many participants at the 2010 Campus MovieFest (CMF) International Grand Finale. CMF will host student filmmakers from across the globe for four days and provide them with a variety of events that include screenings, worksohps, concerts, and networking opportunities.
Co-founder of CMF stated, “Newcomers to our audience will be blown away by the level of creativity and talent on college campuses. With the energy and excitement of Wynn Las Vegas as a backdrop, we are looking forward to an amazing weekend and an incredible showcase of college films, music, and special guests.”
Below is a full list of all the participants: Michael Giacchino (Academy Award® winning composer of Up, and an Academy Visiting Artist), Patton Oswalt (Ratatouille, Big Fan), Mark Boal (Academy Award winning writer/producer, The Hurt Locker), Brett Ratner (director, X-Men: The Last Stand), Donald Petrie (director of Grumpy Old Men, Miss Congeniality), Thomas Ackerman A.S.C. (cinematographer, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Beetle Juice), Marcos Siega (director of Vampire Diaries), Paul Sommers (director of photography, Vampire Diaries), Daniel Petrie, Jr. (writer of Beverly Hills Cop), Oded Fehr (The Mummy, Resident Evil), Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul (writers, Despicable Me, Horton Hears a Who!), PJ Bloom (music supervisor for Glee, Nip/Tuck), Tim Dowling (writer, Role Models), Ben Mankiewicz (TCM), John Ortiz (Fast & Furious, American Gangster), Sam Eigen (EVP, Shoreline Entertainment), Saschka Unseld (Technical Layout Director, Pixar), and more.
The festival takes place at the Wynn Las Vegas from June 10-13th.
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