High Plains Film Festival features professional workshops

Courtesy photo Eastern New Mexico University graduates Michelle Tomlinson and Landall Goolsby, shown above in the movie “Backfire,” will present an Acting for the Camera workshop.

By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer

Eastern New Mexico University is hosting the second annual High
Plains Film Festival 8 a.m. Sunday in the University Theatre Center.

Special guests are ENMU alumni and professional actors Michelle
Tomlinson and Landall Goolsby, as well as documentary filmmaker Erin
Hudson and producer Jon LeBlanc.

The festival begins with workshops presented by industry
professionals. Workshops require pre-registration. The Film Festival
begins at 8 a.m. with a Documentary Production Workshop with Hudson of
Rotation Films and LeBlanc. At 10:15 a.m., students participate in an
Acting for the Camera Workshop with Tomlinson, Goolsby and LeBlanc.

There is a lunch with industry professionals afterward.

At 2 p.m., films and clips from the workshop presenters and ENMU
students and faculty are screened, followed by a question and answer
session with filmmakers.

A reception follows at 4 p.m.

Fast Facts
What:
High Plains Film Festival
When: 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: ENMU University Theatre Center
Information: Laurel Petty at 562-2229, laurel.petty@enmu.edu or http://www.enmu.edu/filmfest

Admission: $5 for the public and is free to ENMU students and employees with ID.