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

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

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 festivalsubmissions@chapman.edu.