CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2017 ARIZONA STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL!
the ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre
Thank you to all of the filmmakers, friends and family who came out to the Arizona Student Film Festival screening at the 2017 Phoenix Film Festival. our middle and high school filmmakers screened their films to a sold out crowd!
Here are your winners of the 2017 Arizona Student Film Festival:
GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
CONNOR NEWTON of Brophy College Preparatory
For his work, Connor wins the Michael Geffen Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship to the school of his choice.
THE STEPS is a short documentary on "the steps" section of the National Trail in South Mountain.
2nd PLACE HIGH SCHOOL:
ANGELA HOUSTON of Boulder Creek High School
THE LITTLE ASTRONAUT
Angela's film follows a little girl who dreams of being an astronaut -- as long as she doesn't have to take a nap.
3RD PLACE HIGH SCHOOL
GISSELLE AYALA of Metro Tech High School
1 MINUTE IN ARCOSANTI
Gisselle captures the cinematic beauty of Paolo Soleri's vision, Arcosanti, and the surrounding desert.
GRADE SCHOOL WINNERS
1st Place Grade School:
NATHAN GYORE of Wigwam Creek MIDDLE School for WAR OF THE BOARD
An everyday game of chess turns into an all-out, Game of Thrones-type war in WAR OF THE BOARD.
2nd Place Grade School:
ALEXANDER ASHMAN of Phoenix Country Day School for CITY ON THE HILL
The documentary, City on the Hill takes you inside the process to become a U.S. Citizen
3rd Place Grade School:
COLE GARVY of Wigwam Creek MIDDLE School for TACOS THE MOVIE
It's tacos. In a movie.
The Phoenix Film Foundation is dedicated to helping the next generation of Arizona filmmaker through its education programs. we congratulate all of the nominees for the 2017 Arizona Student Film Festival:
ASHLEY SORENSEN FROM BASHA HIGH SCHOOL
RYAN GARLICK FROM BROPHY COLLEGE PREPARATORY
DEREK RINSEMA FROM ARIZONA SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
JOSH GLOBKE FROM CHANDLER HIGH SCHOOL
CARTER CLEES FROM BROPHY COLLEGE PREPARATORY
JACOB STAUDENMAIER FROM ARCADIA HIGH SCHOOL
JOHNNY VOGEL FROM BROPHY COLLEGE PREPARATORY
BEN SKARNULIS FROM CHAPARRAL HIGH SCHOOL
SOFIA TAGLIENTI FROM METROPOLITAN ARTS INSTITUTE
JORDAN ROWLEY FROM CHAPARRAL HIGH SCHOOL
TANNER CHARNSTROM FROM PINNACLE HIGH SCHOOL