Six student-written/directed/produced/cinematographed films, under the supervision of Film/ANN instructor Eric Luse, made their World Premiere at the 2018 Film Festival held on Monday, May 14, before a sold out crowd at the Harkins Shea 14 Theaters:
• ABC (Film Crew: Jacob Staudenmaier, Dash McDonald, Lindsay Formica – Lead actors: Keegan Godfrey & Zac Denious)
• Cardboard Wings (Film Crew: Lindsay Formica, Heather DeGroote)
• Masked (Film Crew: Lainey Durchslag, Narsah Tate Khamis, Avery Moric, Michael Marting, Kyle Arnold, Helena Carey, Drew Nosky)
• Shots (Film Crew: Reece O’Connor, Casie Chavez, Max Swiergol, Jack Hunt, Caleb Massimi, Ava Lind, Tommy Monaghan)
• Tether (Film Crew: Costi Haig, Nick Forney, Zoe Campbell, Christopher Smith, Shane Babasick, Anthony Mayo, Dash McDonald)
• Trauma (Film Crew: Racheal Schulman, Jake Smith, Brendan Weinerth, Steven Sharp, Alex Voigt, Lauren Dib, Alexa Teneyck)
The Film voted “Fan Favorite” was ABC.
The Seniors in the awarding-winning Arcadia Film & ANN programs were honored at the Film Festival:
Alex Voigt, Anthony Mayo, Costi Haig, Dallas Greene, Heather DeGroote, Jacob Staudenmaier, Lauren Dib, Nick Forney, Riley Johnson, Narsah Tate Khamis, Zoe Campbell, Jackson Burdette, Kelly Richmond, & Luis Cerna.
Students competing at the National Student Television & Film Competition in Nashville over Spring Break were presented with Special Certificates of Recognition for the National Award earned for their documentary on the prompt “Sounds Good to Me”:
Jacob Staudenmaier, Nick Forney, Dallas Greene, Narsah (Tate) Khamis, Christopher Smith, Rachael Schulman, Lindsay Formica, Max Swiergol, Dash McDonald, & Alex Teneyck.
Other 2018 Film/ANN awards:
• Arcadia Studio Plaque Recognition 2018-2019 – Kelly Richmond & Jacob Staudenmaier
• Katie Stern Memorial Award – Natasha Suder
THANK YOU TO 2018 FILM FESTIVAL SPONSORS/RAFFLE DONORS:
ABOVE & BEYOND - $1,000
• Arcadia Dad’s Club
PREFERRED SPONSOR - $400
• Dr. Nabil Dib & Cheryl Dib
• SNEAKY BIG Studios – www.sneakybig.com
GOLD - $200
• A to Z Equipment – www.a-zequipment.com
• The Constantinou Family
• The Moric Family
• The Haig Family
• Leela Market Scottsdale – 7126 E. 5th Ave. Suite B
SILVER - $100
• The Staudenmaier Family
• Arcadia Pediatric Dental – www.arcadiakidsdental.com
• The Marting Family
• The Johnson Family
• The Schulman Family
• Cohen Dowd Quigley – www.cdqlaw.com
• The Smith Family
• Tempe Camera – www.tempecamera.com
• The Clayton-Formica Family
• The Forney Family
BUSINESS - $50
• Good Vibe Media – www.thegoodvibemedia.com
RAFFLE DONORS: Johnjay & Rich, Arcadia Ice Arena, SNEAKY BIG Studios, A to Z Equipment Rental, Jewelya, Lucky Air Plant, Reformed Pilates, The Stand, Senita Athletics, Crane and Carbon, Paige Poppe, Puff & Fluff Dog Grooming, Pure Life Jewelry, Radi8 Yoga, Keep it Wild, Leela Market, Muse Apparel, Joshua By Oak, West Elm, Aure, Greene Family, McDonald Family, Nosky Family, Staudenmaier Family.
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FILM FESTIVAL COMMITTEE & MEDIA COMM BOOSTER OFFICERS:
Rhonda Suder, Katie Formica, Marci McDonald, Marina Moric, Alex Smith, Kerri Schulman, Stefanie Swiergol, Cheryl Dib, Tracy Durchslag, Sue Tessmer, Kara Forney, Kevin DeGroote & Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier.
Thank you to Harkins Theatres for their generosity and support, as well as Crown Press Printing.
Thank you to everyone who supported the Arcadia Media Comm Program students this year!
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