Focus Film Festival is a non-profit, student-run organization that seeks to promote and offer filmmaking opportunities for all students at Queen’s. Focus Film Festival’s main event is a 72-hour guerrilla filmmaking competition, followed by a screening/gala where the films are showcased and receive awards based on judgment by guest professionals working in the Canadian film industry. Focus Film Festival seeks to encourage filmic exploration and education for students of all experience levels
Focus Film Festival seeks to offer educational and cultural activities, via offering opportunities for all students from all faculties to be involved in the creation, filming, and editing of a short film. The club will also provide social functions with the purpose of adding to the variety of university life. The activities of the club shall be carried on with no intention of personal financial gain; all profits, grants, membership fees, and accretions shall be used uniquely for carrying out the club’s objectives.