Congrats to Writer/Director Caroline Ellenthal! Best Friends is a UIL Film Festival Semi-Finalist!! The film is also a Finalist in Equality International Film Festival AND an official select in Central Film Festival!
Congrats to Penny Talk - Second Place in ATPI's Big 72 Film Fest! Directed by Aidan Campbell, this advanced crew locked-in to write, shoot and edit this short film in only 72 hours.
Film Portfolio students traveled to NYC for the All-American High School Film Invitational. Students walked over 72 miles to produce a film in less than 72 hours. The anti-cyberbulling film, Unwarranted, was written and directed by Austin Azar.
Brain Surgery, a PSA produced by Blake Rozas and teammates Jackson Ingraham, Zach Brantley, and Austin Azar placed 3rd in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge. They won $7500 for their effort. Awesome!
Congrats to The Resistance, winners of ATPI's Big 72 Film Festival! 10 Advanced Film students locked in to write, shoot and edit a 3 minute film in 72 hours. Directed by Eliezar Roseman, and produced by Maddie Chang, For the Record, stars Kate Mulligan and Baron Pulitzer. The film went on to earn Runner Up at Austin Youth FF.
Graham Gold was awarded a Gold Key for his film "The Snack" at the Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Eliezar Roseman earned Honorable Mention for "Chroma." Congratulations!
The NO BULL Teen Video Awards were held at the new YouTube Space in Los Angeles. While it was a star-studded event with celebrities and social media sensations on the Red Carpet and stage, the real star of the evening was "Choices" by Sarah Holland - Best Documentary winner!
Sarah positively impacted her community using the power of film-making, leadership and social media to stand up to bullying. For her win, Sarah will attend the Sundance Film Festival.
Congratulations to Sarah Holland and the team of Zach Freeman and Li Roseman for being named as Finalists in the NO BULL Challenge, a global video contest that spreads awareness about anti-bullying and digital responsibility. These students will fly to Los Angeles to attend the star-studded NO BULL Teen Video Awards show, an Oscar's meets Grammy's event. Only 16 Finalists were chosen!! Sarah Holland is a two-time nominee. (She won Best PSA last year.) Amazing!
Congrats to Kate Mulligan & Molly Stotts! "My Sock Addiction: A Sockumentary" is an official selection for the Austin Youth Film Fest. Professional filmmakers will judge as young artists compete to win $1,000 and many more prizes. Films screen at the Alamo Drafthouse on Saturday, May 9, at 9am.
Congrats ILPC Broadcast Individual Achievement Award Winners!!
Zach Brantley - HM
Erin Crowder - HM
Abbie Bogar, JT Natenstedt - 3