Original Content events currently include a Film Festival and Original Interpretation competition. In both, original work is showcase and judged for content and presentation.
2019-2020 Season Key Dates
February 1, 2020 - Original Interpretation as part of The Punxatourney @ Eastern Michigan University
> Featuring events in Original Poetry, Original Prose, After Dinner Speaking, Poetry Slam and Studio Theatre. Details Coming Soon.
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For this event students to write and present their own original material (in a performance style similar to Individual Events). Each contestant has the option to participate in either original poetry interpretation, or original prose interpretation or both. Ballots can be found under the resources tab.
High School level Original Prose and Original Poetry as well as Midde Level Original Interp (Prose or Poetry) are offered as part of The Punxatourney.
Midde Level Original Interp (Prose or Poetry) is also offered as part of both Fall ML & Spring ML State Tournaments.
2015 Original Interpretation Tournament, 10/10/15
This event encourages students to create an original film - including script writing, acting, shooting and production. Films no longer than 12 minutes are judged in two categories: narrative film designed as entertainment and documentary film designed as informational.
Interested in the Film Festival? Let us know!