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The Yale Student
Film Festival

Day 1

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Screening Block 1 Yale Student Films

HQ L01, 320 York St


5:45pm - 6:30pm

The Business of Film with Bobby Friedman 

(This is a virtual event and requires advanced registration. Register here.)

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Reception and Meet & Greet at Book Trader Cafe

1140 Chapel St

7:30pm - 10:00pm

Spotlight Screening

Roleplay Screening

53 Wall Street

Day 2

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Screening Block 2

Matters of Family

HQ L02, 320 York St 

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Screening Block 3 Technology, the World, & Us

HQ L02, 320 York St

5:30pm - 6:30pm

How To Finance Your Short with Debbie Vandermeulen

WLH 116, 100 Wall St

8:00pm - 10:30pm

Spotlight Screening

 The Holdovers with Writer/Producer David Hemingson

53 Wall Street


"The Score" Student DJ's Party


Day 3

11:00am - 12:15pm

Screening Block 4

High School Films

HQ L02, 320 York St 

12:00pm - 1:15pm

The Table & Gallery Festival Mixer

1209 Chapel St

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Michael Saltzman

TV Writing/Producing Speaker Event

HQ L02, 320 York St 

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Screening Block 5

Narratives of Resistance

HQ L02, 320 York St 

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Independent Producing with Anthony Bregman and Pam Koffler

63 High St


5:30pm - 7:30pm

Award Ceremony with Michaela Jill Murphy

63 High St

Day 4


11:30am - 12:30pm

Early Careers Panel

(This is a virtual event and requires advanced registration. Register here.)

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Color Grading Workshop with Patrice Bowman

CCAM Leeds Studio

149 York St

3:30pm - 4:45pm

Screening Block 6

The Only Way Out is Through

HQ L01, 320 York St

4:45pm - 6:30pm

Screening Block 7

Finding Voice

HQ L01, 320 York St

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Closing Film Screening Karmalink with Valerie Steinberg

HQ L02, 320 York St 

Additional Events

Friday, April 5th, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Screening of MIDAS & Talk Back with Writer/Director TJ Noel-Sullivan 

Co-hosted by The Yale Student Film Festival and The Yale Cinematic Association

TJ NOEL-SULLIVAN (Yale '20) - is the Writer/Director of MIDAS. MIDAS marks his feature film debut, and began as a concept he developed in a screenwriting seminar during his sophomore year at Yale. Prior to MIDAS, TJ worked as the Development and Production Coordinator at Mattel Films, working on blockbuster films including BARBIE and HOTWHEELS. During his time at Yale, TJ served as the President of the Yale Film Alliance, and a student manager at the CCAM. He is now a founder and producer at The Hartford Film Company, a production company producing a variety of narrative and commercial projects here in Connecticut. 

Location - William Harkness Hall, Room 119

Sunday, April 14th, 9:00pm-12:00am

LEAF at Stella Blues


LEAF, the band featured in the YSFF 2024 official festival selection LEAF Plays the Portland House of Music, will be performing at staple New Haven spot, Stella Blues. 

Note: this event is separate from the festival and is not affiliated with nor sponsored by Yale or associated organizations.

Location - Stella Blues, 204 Crown Street

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