CELEBRATING ITS 13TH YEAR: The Student Experimental Film Festival (SEFF) is an exposition dedicated to exhibiting short, innovative films and videos made by students enrolled in institutions across the US. Held annually in Binghamton, NY, the two-day festival focuses on experimental, student-made works that challenge the conventional cinematic experience. The event is organized and conducted by students enrolled in the Curating Film and Video course at Binghamton University.

For more information, visit our website: seffbing.wixsite.com/seff2019

Awards to be determined by a guest juror.

-Entrant must be enrolled in an academic institution in the United States as a graduate or undergraduate student at the time of work's completion
-Work must be completed during the last academic year (Fall 2021 & Spring/Summer 2022)
-Submissions must be under 30 minutes in length
-We accept digital movie formats, 8mm film, and 16mm film
-Please provide a synopsis of work under 100 words
-To be considered, please include the work's completion date and academic institution you are attending/attended at the time of completion in the COVER LETTER when submitting

Overall Rating
  • Amelia Wyeth Ponirakis

    Great student programmers, everyone was extremely polite and welcoming and I was amazed by the collection of films that were put together for this year's festival!

    July 2023
  • Holden Treadway

    Very grateful to be a part of this terrific festival. Great communication and programming.

    December 2022
  • Shirin Maleki

    Thank you so much for including my film in your program. It was a great experience.

    December 2022