11th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival

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2014 Award Winners and Finalists

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists in the 11th annual Teen Filmmaker Festival!

2014 Best Film Award, Best Animation blue ribbon

Eros and Psyche by Haley Labian

The 11th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival featured the best teen-produced and directed films of 2014. Congratulations to our directors, and thanks to everyone who submitted films!

People's Choice, Judges' Choice blue ribbon

The Worst Christmas by Nathan Ginter

The 11th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival featured the best teen-produced and directed films of 2014.


Best Experimental Film Award blue ribbon

Almond Eyes by Samuel Peters & Jake Lamons

The 11th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival featured the best teen-produced and directed films of 2014.


Best Short Film Award blue ribbon

Fireworks by Alexi Mitchell

The 11th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival featured the best teen-produced and directed films of 2014.


Best Technical Merit, Best Music Video blue ribbon

Gull Lake Winter 2013 by Jake Lamons

The 11th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival featured the best teen-produced and directed films of 2014.


Best Cinematic Merit Award blue ribbon

Far Beyond the Reservoir by Jonathan D'Ambrosio

The 11th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival featured the best teen-produced and directed films of 2014.




2014 Finalists

 

Title

Director(s)

Gull Lake Winter 2013Jake Lamons
The Home of MagicNathan Ginter
Title HereMadelyn Momano
SpunCassie Ward, Hunter Thomas,
Emily Suzor, and Maureen Reed
Proper PetsAlec Elzinga
The RobberyRyan Bare
Interview with a Serial KillerKyle Misak
FireworksAlexi Mitchell
Love is GarbageKaitlyn Ludeker
A Chronicle of Western SwordsmanshipAustin Patrie
SeabiscuitClaire Abdo
Home AloneBetsy Eaton
Far Beyond the ReservoirJonathan D'Ambrosio
A Tale of Two SistersRemearis Brown
Macho BananaStephen Hull
Mutts of MotownEmily Livermore
Out of the Frying PanLuke Spangler
Move Along Music VideoRegan Tyre
The Worst ChristmasNathan Ginter
RunningCameron Sleeper
Almond EyesSamuel Peters, Jake Lamons
Wake Me UpHannah Grabowski
Eros and PsycheHaley Labian
The Butterfly EffectYazmine Vargas

Official Rules

Films must be produced by teens, ages 13-18, who reside in the state of Michigan. More than one teen my work on a film. Adults may be talent in a film, but should perform no other duty in the actual creation of the film. Films may not be more than 10 minutes long. Teens may submit more than one film. Films submitted to the festival will not be returned.

A panel of expert judges select the winners in each category except the People’s Choice Award, which is chosen at the Teen Filmmaker Festival by the audience members.

PMN Television Broadcast Schedule

The Public Media Network will broadcast all entries chosen for the festival, the awards presentations, and interviews with the winner. DVDs of the festival coverage and the filmmaker interviews will be presented to award winners and also available for purchase at cost to interested filmmakers and fans.

  • Wednesday, February 26, 9 pm, Charter Ch 95
  • Monday, March 3, 1 pm, Charter Ch 95
  • Wednesday, March 5, 9 pm, Charter Ch 95
  • Thursday, March 6, 4:30 pm, Charter Ch 95
  • Friday, March 7, 2 pm, Charter Ch 95
  • Saturday, March 8, 12:30 pm, Charter Ch 95

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