Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents their inaugural screening celebration of the year’s best productions from The Film School on Thursday, May 10, at the historic Franklin Theatre, beginning at 7 p.m.. ”An Evening of Cinematic Art” will feature nine narrative films and four music videos chosen by the faculty of The Film School as the outstanding work of 2011-12.
All projects from production classes 1, 2, 3 and 4 that were completed at the end of Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 semesters were eligible for consideration in the best-of festival.
An Evening of Cinematic Art will be the first such annual showcase of the quality and variety of Watkins’ talent. Students in the B.F.A. in Film program specialize in one of the five concentrated areas of filmmaking — Producing, Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography and Editing — while developing competency in the entire filmmaking process, which includes story structure, cinematic language, production and film business.
Narrative films selected are:
- The Deal, directed by John Angeli
- 12th & Gershwin, 1:37 am, directed by Forrest Clark
- Abilene, directed by Justine Feldt
- D-20, directed by Ed Hollis
- Happy Hunting Grounds, directed by Jerome Hooks
- The Bullet That Follows, directed by Jourdan Lees
- The Big Finish, directed by Nathan Rhoton
- Nerd, directed by Ted Ringeisen
- Titus & Tina, directed by Amber Wilkinson
Music videos selected are:
- My Fault, Too, directed by Justine Feldt
- That’s Love, directed by Josh and Matt Heflin
- Tambourine, directed by Allen Laseter
- Rocketship, directed by Nick Rau
An Evening of Cinematic Art welcomes friends and fans of Watkins to the screenings free of charge, but reservations are required, as seating is limited. For reservations or further information, contact [email protected]
The Franklin Theatre is located at 419 Main Street, in downtown Franklin.