Film Festival director applications released

Applications to be the student directors of next year’s Harvard-Westlake Film Festival are now available to all rising seniors. The application consists of five questions and should be emailed to visual arts department head Cheri Gaulke by Monday, April 28. Students who have applied for the position will be interviewed Thursday, May 1. Applications can be obtained by emailing Gaulke, Alexander Haney […]

One acts chosen for Playwrights Festival announced

A 38-member selection committee, led by performing arts teacher and Playwrights Festival producer Chris Moore, announced today the 12 plays that have been selected for the 2014 Playwrights Festival. The 12 one-act plays were selected from a total of 38 submitted plays. The selected student-written plays will be performed in Rugby Theater April 25, 26 […]

Mightier than the sword

Seated at the piano—sometimes in her house at 2 a.m., sometimes in a practice room in bottom floor Chalmers during fourth period—Dora Palmer ’15 always makes sure her subway token is in her pocket before she starts to sing, play and write. “I’m a little bit OCD with it,” Palmer said. “It’s from Manhattan, from […]

Students accepted to film festival

Films by three students will be screened at the Sun Valley Film Festival on March 14 -17.  The festival announced on Feb. 4 that it had accepted “Finding Erica Jones” by Natalie Markiles ’13, “The Bookstore” by Alex Haney ’14, and “Just You and Me” by Amanda Reiter ’14.  This is the first time being […]

Mill Valley Festival presents five films

Five student-made films were screened in the Youth Reel program at the Mill Valley Film Festival in San Rafael on Oct. 6. The films were chosen out of more than 100 entries by students from all over California as well as Singapore and Kewanee, Ill. for a 90-minute program presented by the California Film Institute. […]