Monday, November 24, 2008

Seattle Channel Features Award-winning Shorts from Ballard High School

Thirteen shorts by students from Ballard High School’s Video Production Program have been selected by the Seattle Channel for an entire episode of Reel Short Movies, to be cablecast over this holiday weekend. Reel Short Movies is a partnership between the Seattle Channel and the Northwest Film Forum that presents the best in local short filmmaking.

The episode features digital films, visual stories, and documentaries along with a few Public Service Announcements. Between them, these student productions have won 39 awards and honors from regional, national, and international film festivals, including the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, the Seattle International Film Festival, the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, and the National Student Television Awards (of the National Association of Television Arts & Sciences). All the shorts were produced at Ballard since 2005.

The episode will cablecast on the Seattle Channel (channel 21) the following dates and times:
-Thursday, November 27 at 9 pm
-Friday, November 28 at 8 pm
-Saturday, November 29 at 11 pm