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Preview the Future of Arkansas Cinema at A Young Filmmakers Showcase May 11

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AETN is proud to join the Arkansas Historic Places Student Film Prize to host A Young Filmmakers Showcase Thursday, May 11, at 6 p.m. in the Ron Robinson Theater! Join us for this free, public event to see curated digital shorts from AETN’s “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase” and help us celebrate the 2017 Thea Foundation Scholarship and Arkansas Historic Places Student Film Prize winners.

The screening will feature the following films and scholarship winners:

  • “Tess” by Har-Ber High School, Springdale. Ramey Tyler received the scriptwriting scholarship from the Thea Foundation.
  • “Unconditional” by Fayetteville High School. Andrew Trice received the cinematography scholarship from the Thea Foundation.
  • “A Terrible Crime” by Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, Hot Springs.
  • “Plan C” by Fayetteville High School. Alan Vinson received the editing scholarship from the Thea Foundation.
  • “A Mother’s Love” by Lakeside High School, Hot Springs. Reina Gutierrez received the directing scholarship from the Thea Foundation.
  • “Don’t Be a Victim” by Harrison High School.
  • “The Influence of Mamie Till” by Valley View Junior High School.
  • “The Situation” by Springdale High School.
  • “Instructions for a Bad Day” by Bentonville High School.
  • “The Life of Jim Legoman” by Lakeside Intermediate, Hot Springs.
  • “The Lost Train” by Lakeside Intermediate, Hot Springs.
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    Winners of the Arkansas Historic Places Student Film Contest to be featured include:

  • Grand prize, “Monte Ne” by Fayetteville High School.
  • First place, “History of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church” by Springdale District Television.
  • Second place, “German Prisoners of War in Arkansas” by The Delta School.
  • Third place, “John Lee Webb House” by Hot Springs High School.
  • Fourth place, “The Old Hospital” by Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts.
  • Honorable mentions, “Granny Henderson” by Harrison Jr. High School and “On the Other Side of the Tracks” by Cabot High School.
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    Now in its 11th year, “Student Selects” is an annual event that grants Arkansas’s young filmmakers the chance to submit their handiwork for possible broadcast on AETN, streaming on aetn.org and screening at A Young Filmmakers Showcase and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival in October. Throughout the year, “Student Selects” maintains an open call policy, and AETN will accept and review entries as they are received. It was a wonderful experience to see the array of talent this year, and we look forward to seeing Arkansas students’ creativity in 2018!

    JOIN US:

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    A Young Filmmakers Showcase, 6 p.m.

    Ron Robinson Theater
    100 River Market Ave., Little Rock

    LEARN MORE:

    Student Selects

    Thea Foundation Filmmaking Scholarships

    Arkansas Historic Places Student Film Prize