Pre-College Film To Screen at Nashville Film Festival April 20
Congratulations to the film students of Watkins’ 2012 Pre-College Program for recognition by the Nashville Film Festival. Their 4-minute short, “Lunch Bag Haven,” was accepted into the 2013 NFF as part of the Young Filmmakers Showcase. The film, along with eight others, will be screened on Saturday, April 20, at 10 a.m. at the Green Hills Cinema. For tickets and more information, visit nashvillefilmfestival.org.
The five-member crew who created, wrote, filmed and edited “Lunch Bag Haven” are
- Leslie Berkley, LEAD Academy
- Thaw They Bwe, Smyrna High School
- Jeffrey Malkofsky-Berger, University School of Nashville
- Ellis Kaan Ozen, Enka Schools, Enka Okullari (Istanbul, Turkey)
- Brandon Woods, Karen Wagner High School (San Antonio, TX)
Film School Visiting Faculty Sam Dalton served as instructor, with assistance from Film School alumnus Chase Kuertz, , and music by Kristopher Bendrick. Dalton, Caroline Davis, Zack McDonald and Jayla Palmer made up the cast.
This marks the third consecutive year that the Watkins Pre-College Program has seen their entry, created during the three-week summer intensive for rising high school juniors and seniors, selected in the NFF’s Young Filmmakers competition.
Applications for Pre-College 2013 (which runs July 8-26) are available online and due Friday, April 26; scholarships are available.