Get the All Access Badge here!


The 9th Annual Visions Film Festival & Conference is excited to announce that badge registration is now open! Organized by undergraduate students for undergraduate students, Visions celebrates young filmmakers and scholars from around the world. The Visions 9 All-Access Badge allows entry to a full day of screenings, presentations, panels, and networking events with our Visionary panelists and attendees, as well as the opportunity to participate in the exciting Video Race challenge! The event will take place on April 11th & 12th, 2019, at UNCW's own Lumina Theater, so be sure to get your badge today!


The Visions 9 All-Access Badge grants you entrance to all events during the festival, including:

  • Two Film Blocks: Featuring a daring, delightful, and diverse range of narrative, documentary, animation, and experimental films made by undergraduates from film programs from around the world.

  • Conference Block: Four young, professional scholars challenge the audience with their in-depth analysis of film and discuss topics important to film studies in an inquisitive environment.

  • Keynote Address: Badge holders get the chance to hear from an established filmmaker as they share their journey to success.

  • Visionary Panel: Six film professionals share anecdotes from their careers, offer advice to attendees, and take questions from the audience regarding a range of topics including film production, graduate school, film scholarship, fundraising, internships, first jobs, interviews, and more.

  • Video Race: Teams square off in a one-hour, one-take filmmaking challenge! No experience required. The Video Race is the perfect opportunity for networking and building community — all while having a heck of a good time!

  • Breakfast and Dessert Receptions: Mingle with visiting VIP guests and socialize with students and faculty from international undergraduate film programs, while enjoying free refreshments!

  • After Party: Closing it all out with a bang, the Visions After Party provides a night of music, awards, free snacks, photo booth pictures, great people, and lots of fun in downtown Wilmington, NC!


EARLY: $10

February 13th - March 27nd


March 28th - April 10th

DAY OF: $20

April 11th-12th

Mark your calendar and purchase your badge early for even greater value! Badges can be purchased through Vendini using the link below, or in person at the Lumina Box Office in Sharky’s Game Room, located in UNCW’s Fisher Student Center.  If you’ve purchased your badge online, you will be able to pick it up at the registration table on the day of the event by providing proof of purchase such as a confirmation email or receipt.

While supplies last, you may also purchase individual tickets ($8) for any of our film or conference blocks, Keynote Address, Visionary Filmmaker Panel, or the Visions 9 Video Race. A valid I.D. is required for badge pickup; all badges are non-transferable and non-refundable.

*On April 11th and 12th, attendees may purchase badges for $20, OR individual block tickets for $8. These will be available while supplies last at the Lumina Box Office in Sharky’s Game Room.