Posts tagged with "film fest"

Posted by Trixie on 08/23/16
Last Friday, we celebrated a decade of teen films and the creative minds behind them!
 
 
This year we had 24 films submitted by 16 teen directors! Here are the winners from the 10th Annual Teen Film Fest:
 
Best Animation - Living Colors by Valerie Depa
 
Best Comedy - Pranks [A Short Documentary] by August Graham 
 
Best Drama - Inside Guy by Rhegan Graham
 
Best Music Video - Vast Transit by Garrett Strother
 
Best Overall - The Dark Theorem by Daniel Carpenter
 
Want to watch all of the films submitted? You can find them in this playlist!
 
 
 

Posted by Trixie on 08/10/17
Every summer the annual Teen Film Fest marks the end of summer vacation and the start of the school year. This year, we received 25 entries for the festival!
 
Join us tomorrow to celebrate these awesome teen-made films and filmmakers!
 
Friday, August 11 / Hendrickson Room
Red Carpet Reception and Screening from 6–7 p.m.
Teen Film Fest from 7–9 p.m.
Glow Party from 9–10 p.m. in the Hub
 
 
 
 

Posted by alice on 08/20/14
 
Best Overall
Dementia: Resurrection by Robert Kraybill
 
 
 
Best Comedy
Math is Fun by Nick Szubart
 
 
 
Best Documentary
World Premiere by Molly Mensch
 
 
 
Best Action/Drama
CLASH by Daniel Carpenter
 
 
 
Best Experimental/Animation
Dumming it Down by Garrett Strother
 
 
 
Best Music Video
You Make Me by Stephanie Spalding
 
 
Congrats to all our winners and a big thanks to everyone who submitted a film! You can watch many of the 43 films submitted for the 8th Annual Teen Film Fest here!
 
Remember to keep those cameras rolling. Next year's Teen Film Fest will be here before you know it, and we'd love to see what you can create!
 

Posted by meyoung on 08/14/17
 
On Friday, August 11th, we celebrated teen filmmakers at the 11th annual Teen Film Fest. We had an insane amount of entries this year and it's all thanks to you! Lookit our millions (exaggeration) of photos! Didn't make it to the red carpet showing, but still interested in seeing what teens brought to the table? Watch all the films here and watch the winning films below.
 
Best Animation:
Lightlife in the Woods by Valerie Depa
 
 
Best Comedy:
5 Steps to Getting Your Teacher to Like You by Allison Flondro
 
 
Best Drama / Documentary: 
Soldier's Journey Home by Andrew Wisniewski
 
 
Best Experimental / Music Video:
wanderlust by Kathleen Oku
 
 
Best Horror: 
E.D. by David Petratos
 
 
Best Overall: 
Epic Rap Battles of History: Woodrow Wilson vs. Theodore Roosevelt by Jeevan Archarya
 
 
Again, a thank you to everyone who participated. We wouldn't have a festival without all of you. This was a great year for film and we can't wait to see what filmmakers create for next year!
 

Posted by Trixie on 06/27/14
 
Yesterday, we learned some basic movie-making principles and explored the equipment and resources the library has to offer. Then, each team was given a filming assignment with specific instructions to hone their visual thinking skills. Here's one of the videos that resulted: the challenge was to film a subject ascending and descending stairs. Heather H., Lynette H., and Emma K., great job!
 
 
Want to learn more about film-making? Come into the Hub for help with your film, to use video editing software, or to check out cameras, tripods, and more!
 
We're accepting submissions for the 8th Annual Film Fest! Get the specs and register for upcoming film-making class here.

Posted by emather. on 07/12/14
Teen filmmakers put their skills to the test on Friday at Let's Make a Movie. This past Tuesday, members of the Inklings creative writing summer volunteer squad wrote some short film scripts. (You can read their awesome work here.) Teens split into groups, and each one got one of those screenplays and had only three hours to plan, film, and edit the whole thing. On top of that, each group had a different FILMMAKER CHALLENGE, like every shot had to be from a character's point of view, or the whole movie had to be in black and white and silent. Everyone got down to work, using the whole library as their movie studio. We ended up with a bunch of potential submissions to the 8th Annual Teen Film Fest (I'm certain we'll be seeing a few of them there)! Below, you can see behind-the-scenes photos from filmming and editing, as well as some tantalizing stills from some of the movies.
 
 

 
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6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
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