I hope everyone is hanging in there as we all continue to navigate this difficult time. Here are the latest updates from our students on the festival circuit, hopefully this will bring some positive news into your day!
Ryan Trefes (BFA/FP ’19) – LITTLE APOLLO
- Newport Beach Film Festival
- Columbus International Film and Animation Festival
Stephen Inniss (MFA/FP ’20) – TINHEAD
- Salento International Film Festival
Wyatt Hall (BFA/FP ’20) – THE RUNAWAY
- “Hang Onto Your Shorts!” Film Festival
Phumi Morare (MFA/FP ’20) – HOME
- Winner of the Best Student Women Short Award at the IndieX Film Festival
- Nominated for Best Costume Design and Best Actress
- Nominated for Best Editing at the International Independent Film Awards
- Winner for Best Editing at the London Independent Film Awards
Dan Lesser (BFA/FP ’20) – COME ON EILEEN
- 25 under 25 Film Festival
- Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
Dan Lesser (BFA/FP ’20) – SAFE
Daniel Drummond (MFA/FP ’20)
- Finalist for the SFFILM Westridge Grant with his project THE WEIGHT OF LAND which is about when a family of Latino ranch hands learns they’ve inherited one of the largest ranches in Arizona, the promise of a better future seems certain. But when their bosses also lay a claim to that land, a grisly blood feud unravels. It is being produced by Aaron Fink (MFA/FTP ’19), Gia Rigoli (BFA/CRPR ’18), and Esteban Zuluaga (MFA/FTP ’18). Gia is also producing another finalist entitled JUST KIDS.
Nikhail Asnani (MFA/S ’19) – FLU
- Being distributed by RevryTV
Corentin Leroux (BFA/FP ’19) – GRENADINE
- Victoria TX Indie Film Fest
Nikhail Asnani (MFA/S ’19) – SOMETHING ROUND
- FantaSci Short Film Festival
Will Ammann (BFA/FP ‘20) – VOID
- Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival
- Independent Horror Movie Awards
- Foreman Empire Productions International Film Festival
Tyler Fitzpatrick (BFA/AVE ’20) – SPELLSLINGER
- Tyler’s game placed 1st in the IEEE GameSig Competition. It is the first time that a game from Chapman has won the competition since its inaugural year!
- Here is the Game Play Demo of the award winning game.
- Here is the clip of them announcing 1st prize in the competition.
Remember, if you would like to see your name in next months Film Festival Corner Update make sure you keep us updated on your project! You can send any and all updates to firstname.lastname@example.org.