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Full Sail University Student Film, Freedom, Recognized As Film of the Week By mtvU’s Best Film On Campus

Full Sail University (www.fullsail.edu), an award-winning entertainment media institution located near Orlando, FL, is proud to recognize Digital Arts & Design student, Gabriel Haze, for creating a music video for Elizabeth June’s Freedom, which has been chosen as the Film of the Week by mtvU’s Best Film On Campus (www.bestfilmoncampus.com).

Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2009 — Full Sail University (fullsail.edu (http://www.fullsail.edu)), an award-winning entertainment media institution located near Orlando, FL, is proud to recognize Digital Arts & Design (http://www.fullsail.edu/digital-arts/overview.html) student, Gabriel Haze, for creating a music video for Elizabeth June’s Freedom, which has been chosen as the Film of the Week by mtvU’s Best Film On Campus (bestfilmoncampus.com (http://www.bestfilmoncampus.com)).

After being approached by June to create a music video for her song, Freedom, Haze completed the project in early 2009 and immediately submitted it to mtvU’s Best Film on Campus (BFOC), which welcomes student filmmakers to upload their work on the web in a student filmmaker showcase format. Here, participants are encouraged to create profiles where they have the ability to compete in contests with exciting prizes, network with other filmmakers and industry professionals, and potentially earn the title of “Best Filmmaker on Campus.”

Once selected from within the BFOC to be highlighted as the Film of the Week, Haze’s film received a spotlight on the BestFilmOnCampus.com homepage, and will be featured on mtvU and mtvU.com, and finally, the film will be reviewed by a featured student film critic which will appear in the critic’s college newspaper.

“Full Sail University is proud to celebrate and acknowledge this tremendous achievement made by one of our students,” said Eric Rosenfeld, Department Manager Digital Arts & Design (http://www.fullsail.edu/digital-arts/overview.html). “Our curriculum is built on a foundation consisting of passion for creativity and knowledge of technical skill. It is extremely rewarding when our students use what they have learned in the classroom to succeed in the world.”

In addition to this honor, Freedom has also earned the following achievements: Official Selection of the 2009 15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival, Official Selection of the 2009 Action on Film Festival, and Official Showcase at the Orlando Museum of Art.

About Full Sail University:

Since 1979, Full Sail University, located outside of Orlando, FL, has been an innovative educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 32,000 alumni, graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy® and GRAMMY®-winning projects, best-selling video games, and the #1 grossing U.S. concert tours. Full Sail’s 190-acre campus and online education platform proudly welcomes over 7,000 students from 50 states and 65 countries.

Full Sail currently offers a total of 23 degree programs including: Associate of Science Degree in Graphic Design; Bachelor of Science Degrees offered in Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Entertainment Business, Film, Game Art, Game Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing, Music Business, Recording Arts, Show Production and Web Design & Development; and Master of Science Degrees in Education Media Design & Technology, Game Design, Entertainment Business, and Internet Marketing; and a Master of Fine Art in Media Design.

Full Sail was most recently named the 2008 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. The university has also been previously named: The Harvard of Game Schools by Tips & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three New Media Schools by Shift Magazine (alongside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University); one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs in the world by Electronic Gaming Monthly; one of the Best Music Programs in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine; one of the Best Music Business Departments in the Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.

For more information about Full Sail, please visit www.fullsail.edu.

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