THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING OUR 2017 FILM FESTIVAL
We want to thank everyone who participated and attended our 2017 Film Festival, it was a success thanks to you.
A special thank you to our sponsors: AVID, Final Draft, La Femme International Festival, NewFilmmakersLA, The Valley Film Festival,
A documentary, a new media piece, and a narrative short were awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze Selection awards, respectively, by a panel of entertainment industry judges at our 2017 Film Festival, which was held on October 13 and 14 at our campus in Los Angeles. The three films were the creations of our students and graduates and were among 30+ works that were screened for the event’s 500 attendees.
Congratulations to our winners!
Gold Selection - “Starting From Scratch” (Documentary)
- Director: Cheyenne Tan (2017 Columbia College graduate) and Gail Kukula (2016 graduate)
- Producer: Cheyenne Tan
- Director of Photography: Gail Kukula
- Story: The film follows Athena Yap, who quit a successful engineering career to pursue her dream of opening a dog bakery.
Silver Selection - “GoPro On A Paper Airplane” (New Media)
- Director: Blake Raya (Columbia College, Class of 2018) and AJ Hart (Class of 2018)
- Director of Photography: Blake Raya & AJ Hart
- Story: A rogue paper airplane wreaks havoc across Los Angeles.
Bronze Selection - “Everyone Else” (Narrative Short)
- Writer/Director: Tanner Novotny (Class of 2018)
- Director of Photography: Cooper Shine
- Starring: Kyle Del Santos
- Story: After returning home from combat, a U.S. soldier struggles with PTSD and bigotry.
Watch a quick clip of our event.
Stay tuned for our 2018 Film Festival!