TERMINUS is a one-of-a-kind event for emerging creators and industry experts. It’s three days of non-stop workshops, screenings, video game free play and tournaments, networking, parties, and more. No matter what you’re passionate about—whether it’s making movies or watching them, playing games or creating them—TERMINUS is the event for you.



Directors / Writers / Producers / Cinematographers / Editors / Art Department / Effect Artists
Refine and expand your skills with the latest tools and techniques. Learn the craft of filmmaking from the artisans, crew and talent that have accumulated decades of experience working on projects ranging from intimate indies to big-budget blockbusters. Explore new avenues of storytelling and innovation, as well as the challenges, impacting the industry. Put your hands on the latest tech and gear. Network with your peers and professionals. Showcase your work for industry professionals, your peers and film fanatics.



Programmers / Audio / Designers / Writers / Visual Artists / Animators
Learn from and connect with industry professionals creating the latest indie and most notable AAA titles. Understand the challenges developers are tackling creating games for a wide variety of platforms. Get insights into the game engines, software and hardware being used in development. Explore the production pipelines of independent developers and studios producing franchise properties. Exhibit your games and projects at our expo.



College Students / Recent Gradutes / CMF Filmmakers and Teams / Jury Award Winners / Golden Tripod Nominees
Attend the workshops and panels to help expand your resources, and nurture your creative career. Connect with your fellow students from around the country. See your peers' creations on the big screen, play their games, and learn what they are currently working on. Network with industry professionals.



Schools / Expanding Companies / Studios
Colleges, universities, grad programs, studios and companies looking for the newest and brightest talent emerging today. Meet face-to-face with top talent. Recruit job seekers and students looking for the programs that can elevate their knowledge and skills to the next level. Visit Sponsor/Exhibitor page



Audio-Visual / Camera / Lighting & Grip / Hardware / Software / Services
Connect and engage with the newest generation of content creators and fans. Showcase your company's products and services as part of the expo, and/or feature your products as a technology sponsor. Share your expertise and experience as a track presenter or sponsor. Visit Sponsor/Exhibitor page