Two videos produced by Digital Filmmaking students and submitted to the 46th Annual Worldfest International Film Festival took home two coveted Remi Awards.
Congratulations to Valeria Dominguez, Grayson Blackburn and Fernando Trujano for their award-winning production of “Fabric of America” a 4-minute video produced for BP, one of our community partners. The video highlights one of the company’s many community events and is currently broadcast on the BP website.
Another Remi went to Valeria Dominguez, Andrew Kim and Evan Moore for their award-winning production of a promotional video for “The Guthrie Center”. The video is used as a short introduction to the school and highlights many student’s testimonials about what The Guthrie Center means to them.
WorldFest is one of the oldest and largest film and video competitions in the world, with more than 4,500 category entries received from 37 countries around the world and offers competition in TV Production, Documentary, Corporate & Business Films, Student & Experimental, TV Commercials, Film & Video Production and more. Overall, only 15-20% of the total category entries actually win an award.
In addition to screening the award-winning films and drawing a world-wide audience, WorldFest is credited for discovering Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, John Lee Hancock, David Lynch, Ridley Scott, Robert Rodriguez, The Coen Brothers, Spike Lee, Oliver Stone and more!
“I’m incredibly proud of my students and of how much they’ve learned in our program” instructor Patty Nilsson says. “Making films is long and difficult process but when students make a plan, follow their plan and execute it, the results are amazing! I’m so glad they have learned this!”