Sunday, November 14, 2010
NINE BHS FILMS NAMED SEMI-FINALISTS AT NATIONAL FESTIVAL
Nine works by students in the Ballard High School Video Production Program have been named semi-finalists in the 15th Annual Derek Freese High School Film & Video Festival last Sunday. This prestigious festival draws competition from high school filmmakers throughout the nation and is judged by professors from Temple University’s renowned film school, acclaimed filmmakers, and members of the Derek Freese Foundation.
The jury is currently selecting finalists, and will make an announcement next week. The festival is slated for 1 pm, Saturday, December 11 at The REEL, Temple University’s Student Cinema. There will be an award ceremony and reception after the screening.
Ballard’s semi-finalists are:
The documentary Bar Ink by Robyn Cochrane, Georgia Peck, Spencer Miller & Justin Smith-Mercado
The dramatic short Buy, Sell, Trade by Emily Deering, Amelia Elizalde & Blair Scott
The documentary Henry by Amelia Elizalde, Levi Friedman, Sean Hendricks & Sheridan Koehler
The dramatic short The Real World by Matt Law-Phipps, Tony Meyer & Ryan Zemke
The documentary Seattle Street Performers by Matt Law-Phipps, Tony Meyer & James Vitz-Wong
The visual story Signs by Rikke Heinecke, Tony Meyer & Lizzy O’Laughlin
The documentary Split Mind by John Christensen, Rikke Heinecke, Blair Scott & Allie Stock
The documentary Tanaholics by Kaila Lafferty, Elise Neroutsos & Alex Papac
The documentary Without Our Cars by Sydney Jarol, Dylan Miller & Ryan Zemke
BHS video students have been finalists in this festival every year since they began entering in 2004. They have also won top prizes.
Posted by ML at 8:52 PM