Ballard High School film students are getting some much deserved recognition for their talents: several films have been nominated for national film production awards.
The National Academy of Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has nominated six BHS students’ films for National Student Production Awards. There were nine total regional nominees, selected from four northwestern states and Alaska. The awards will be live-streamed on Facebook from Emerson College’s LA campus this Thursday, Oct. 18 at noon, hosted by Tom Bergeron from Dancing with the Stars.
Here are the nominated films by category, with links to the full videos:
- Best Short Form Fiction Film: Bottled Emotions by Zach Boone, PJ Hase, Aidan Jereczek & Bailey Wall
- Best Short Form Non-Fiction Film: On the Backs of Salmon by Miles Whitworth, Cecilia O’Rollins, Chris Barrett, Martin Bolivar, Caroline Harader, Jasper Land, Maddie Lausted, Freeman Marshall & Aaron Miller
- Best Long Form Non-Fiction Film: Oso Strong by Maddie Lausted & Freeman Marshall
- Best Editor: Bottled Emotions, Editing by Zach Boone, PJ Hase, Aidan Jereczek & Bailey Wall
- Best Audio/Sound: Paul, Dark, and Handsome, Audio by Cole Kastner
- Best Writer: Richard, Writing by Wylie Soltes
For more information, visit the BHS Digital Filmmaking Program’s website.