Posted 26 May 2009
“Student Selects” is a program created by AETN to encourage Arkansas’s youngest filmmakers – those in kindergarten through 12th grade. AETN works with schools around the state to provide a broadcast and distribution outlet for young filmmakers. The program, now in its third year, premieres chosen films on AETN and has developed a Web component (www.aetn.org/studentselects) to extend the life of the films and allow people from across the state and beyond to access the work.
Films featured May 31 include:
· “Sight,” produced by Fayetteville High School, directed by Landry Harlan.
· “A Single Blackbird Circles Overhead,” produced by Lakeside High School in Hot Springs, directed by Gabrielle Ray.
· “Thea Foundation,” produced by North Little Rock High School West, directed by Travis Mosler.
· “Southern Fried Saturdays,” produced by T Tauri Film Camp in Batesville, directed by T Tauri Film Camp.
· “Crater of Diamonds,” produced by Arkansas High School and Texarkana Area Vocational School, directed by Julie Davis.
· “The Valley View Horror,” produced by Har-Ber High School in Springdale, directed by Luke Hankins.
· “Man the Remote,” produced by El Dorado High School and South Arkansas Arts Center, directed by Claire Tarver and Jane Jeffrey.
· “Pale Horse,” produced by Conway High School West, directed by Zach Long.
· “The Importance of Being ‘Ernest,’” produced by Batesville High School, directed by Jon-Michael Poff.
· “A Soldier in Skirts,” produced by Little Rock Central High School, directed by Emma and Sara Bailin.
· “Jenna’s Meerkat Project,” produced by Brinkley Elementary School, directed by Jenna Ronquest.
· “Take Me Home,” produced by Fayetteville High School, directed by John Couch.
· “Paperthin Hymn,” produced by North Little Rock High School West, directed by Travis Mosler.
“Student Selects” will repeat Sunday, June 14, at 12:30 p.m.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (www.aetn.org) provides lifelong learning opportunities, improves and enhances Arkansans’ lives and celebrates the unique culture of Arkansas through its programming and services. AETN’s digital and analog transmitters and numerous cable system connections give it statewide reach.