Students showcase films at SCREEN Festival

Student videographers Becca Frischling ’19, Xenia Bernal ’19, Kyle Reims ‘21 and Angel Hoyang ’18 will be showcasing films “Peace by Piece: The Story of Harry Davids” and “From Farm to Cup” at the second annual Screen Student Documentary Festival Feb. 25. 12 documentaries were chosen out of over 230 submissions to be screened at […]

Iñaritu contracted appendicitis, will not host film festival

By Catherine Wang Despite a last-minute change in guest speakers, the 8th annual Film Festival at the Arclight Hollywood Cinerama Dome March 18 attracted more than 600 people to hear Oscar-nominated filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth,” “Hellboy”) and Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal ’98 and to watch 19 student films. Director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu (Maria […]

Oscar-nominated directors to speak at Film Festival

By Alice Phillips Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) and Academy Award nominee Jason Reitman ’95 (“Up in the Air”) were the guest speakers at the seventh annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival March 19 at the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood.      The festival featured 17 student films, all 10 minutes or shorter, […]

Student films screened at national festival

By Ester Khachatryan Five student-made films were screened from Wednesday to Saturday at the International Student Media Festival in Orlando, Fla. The event will include workshops, screenings and an awards ceremony. Best of Festival awards went to Danielle Strassman’s ’11 “The Amazing Adventures of Sarah Waters,” Zelda Wengrod’s ’13 “The Night in Question” and Evan […]

South Bay Video festival

Six student films won awards at the annual South Bay Video Festival. Films chosen include “Martian High School Chronicles” for best opening sequence, “Life Is a Highway” for direction, “Hatian Fight Song,” for the visual effects award, “Sunny Road” for best work in music video and for cinematography, “The Artist Broken,” for the Jury Prize […]