Wednesday, April 13, 2016
ACADEMY NOMINATES BALLARD HIGH SCHOOL FILMMAKERS
The Northwest Chapter of theNational Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced nominees for the Northwest High School Awards of Excellence. These awards celebrate the most outstanding productions from five Northwest states: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. Productions are nominated by NATAS industry professionals. Students from the Ballard High School Digital Filmmaking Program earned thirteen nominations, more than twice the number of any other school or organization in the five-state region. The winners will be announced on June 4 at the 53rd Annual Northwest Emmy Awards.
Ballard’s nominations span four categories, reflecting the diverse skills students learn in the program. These are the nominations by category.
Short Form Fiction:
Anne by Jaya Flanary, Meagen Tajalle & Rachel Cole
The Dragon’s Lair by PJ Hase, Jonny Cechony & Ellie Clarrissimeaux
Green Space by Jonny Cechony
My Hero by Cecilia O’Rollins, Gabriella Strommen, Olga Schultheis & David Knobloauch
Who’s Afraid of the Dark? by Bergen Johnson, Cameron Miller & Sierra Santoro
Big Coat by Jaya Flanary, Duncan Gowdy & Leo Pfeifer
Josephine by Duncan Kastner, Aaron Miller, Grant Moffett & Kajsa Woolford
Today by Coleman Andersen, PJ Hase & Bergen Johnson
Voices by Aurore Bouriot, Jonathan Bowers, Brian Cropp & Jake Rehfeldt
Public Service Announcement:
I’m an Artist by Martin Bolivar, Jonny Cechony & Evan Wallace
Protect Your Hearing by Elliott Atkinson, Cyrus Ogle & Bailey Wall
What Lies Ahead by Jaya Flanary, Meagen Tajalle & Grace Turnell
Hologram by Miles Andersen, Emily Black, Sophie DeGreen, Jesse Romero & Sho Schrock
This makes the tenth year in a row that Ballard High School film students have been nominated by the Academy. Last year they received 11 nominations.
Some of the nominated productions will be screened at the Ballard Film Festival on Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 11th at 7 pm in the BHS auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults.
Posted by ML at 3:23 PM