2019 Festival

2019 Festival Winners
 

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED SHORT
Race for the Breakfast Sandwich - Maynard, Ma
Max Ludwig, Liam Caldicott, Tommy Smith
Mario Kart takes over 3 students at Maynard High School! In stop motion fashion, they have to race to the cafeteria, in order to satisfy their hunger.

 

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY SHORT
80 pounds - Millis, Ma
Hadley McPhee
First time filmmaker Hadley McPhee, 80 Pounds is a documentary about a girl who won the battle with anorexia, and herself

 

OUTSTANDING LIVE ACTION SHORT
How to: Be a Man - Needham, Ma
Ella Friedman, Ben Senior, Aaron Razi, Emma Fallon, Alexander Crocker, Simon Templar
A 1950's style instructional video on how to live a manly life in a modern world.

 

STUDENT CHOICE AWARD
Seppuku - Newton, Ma
Oliver Ciric, Charles Weinstein, Hedi Skali, Phillip Baker, Daniel Glickman, Grace Tourtelotte, Alex Chan, Tayo Van Beever​​​​​​​
A kid attempts to join a friend group.

 


 

 

2019 Finalists

RACE FOR THE BREAKFAST SANDWICH
Maynard, Ma - 2018 - 1:18 - Animation
Max Ludwig, Liam Caldicott, Tommy Smith
Mario Kart takes over 3 students at Maynard High School! In stop motion fashion, they have to race to the cafeteria, in order to satisfy their hunger.
https://youtu.be/nD3h0h0Az7s

 

IGNORE THEM
Lincoln, Ma - 2017 - 1:00 - Live Action
Enzo Goodrich, Andreas Masiakos, Ryan Gies, Sally Kindleberger, Richard Card, Alice Waugh
A short film about a kid and his brother.
https://youtu.be/HIzOgkV57oU

 

SAN LUIS
Hudson, Ma - 2018 - 2:03 - Live Action
Alessa Maiuri, Cameron Ciesluk
San Luis the music video dives deep into one's solitary reflection and focuses on the depth of thoughts and feelings and how they can pool one’s mind. The song portrays the emotion of basic human struggle and loneliness and the benefits we receive from reflecting on our experiences and our lives as a whole.
https://youtu.be/Oh1MMLf3UIc

 

A WORK IN PROGRESS
Hudson, Ma - 2018 - 6:34 - Documentary
Stefan Matovu
The title of my documentary is called, "A work in progress" and the type of documentary is participatory and observational. I did a documentary about myself to show how I have changed over the years and to take a look at how other people saw me. My documentary was produced to show who I am as a person including both the good and the bad. This documentary shows who I am as a person from the good to the bad told in stories about me by my friends, my family and myself.

 

STUDENTS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE
Sudbury, Ma - 2019 - 4:41 - Documentary
Kaleigh Barrera, Ari Reith, Sydney Blair
We interviewed students, teachers, and administrators at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High school about their feelings on safety in school and gun violence in school.
https://youtu.be/yP2D0jonevo

 

80 POUNDS
Millis, Ma - 2019 - 4:21 - Documentary
Hadley McPhee
First time filmmaker Hadley McPhee, 80 Pounds is a documentary about a girl who won the battle with anorexia, and herself.
https://youtu.be/6bxGwzpXT1A

CRUSHING IT
Millis, Ma - 2019 - 2:13 - Documentary
TJ Hourigan, Morgan Kane, Abby Miller, Jacquie Mullally
A documentary based on an extraordinary student athlete, Maura Fagan.

 

SEPPUKU
Newton, Ma - 2018 - 4:25 - Live Action
Oliver Ciric, Charles Weinstein, Hedi Skali
Cast: Phillip Baker, Daniel Glickman, Grace Tourtelotte, Alex Chan, Tayo Van Beever
A kid attempts to join a friend group.
https://youtu.be/7-OZcOiHHks

 

THE MORAL OF THE STORY
Hudson, Ma - 2018 - 7:22 - Documentary
Mia Michaeil
We all do things that might be considered wrong or immoral all the time. This documentary goes in depth of what those things might include and follows a specific story of an English teacher and her experience doing something immoral. We do these things so often without even thinking, to the point where it impacts the filmmaker herself.
https://youtu.be/Obfmxqyv5eQ

 

THE PRISON ESCAPE
Natick, Ma - 2018 - 1:42 - Live Action
Caitria Catania, Leah Holtz, Alice Kosterin
A fast-paced and humorous silent film about a prisoner escaping the cell and attempting to flee from the guards.
https://youtu.be/BAkSXHhN0Hk

 

THE ARTIST
Natick, Ma - 2018 - 2:35 - Live Action
Briana Schneekloth, Peter McGinn, Ryan Kaplan, Fifi Schultz
The Artist tells the tale of a painter and her subject. The artist is successful, and people come from far and wide to be subject to her work. However, when they don’t sit still, havoc may ensue.
https://youtu.be/n2escyjgVbU

 

HOW TO: BE A MAN
Needham, Ma - 2018 - 6:36 - Live Action
Ella Friedman, Ben Senior, Aaron Razi, Emma Fallon,
Alexander Crocker, Simon Templar
A 1950's style instructional video on how to live a manly life in a modern world.
https://youtu.be/ocllHmLxVys