SCREEN TEST LOCAL FEST

SCREEN TEST LOCAL FEST

 

Screen Test Local Fest
Short Films by Area High School Students

Friday, April 12
6:30 pm  Red Carpet Reception
7:30 pm Screenings

 

 

 

A 2018 VISUAL

Nonfiction, 4 min, 07 sec.

Written and Directed by Jackson Wigger

Naperville, IL


A year in review through the eyes and lens of a young filmmaker.
 
 

Discoveries: Awakening

Nonfiction, 2 min, 58 sec.

Written and Directed by Noah Semeria, Naperville, IL


A vibrant montage travelogue of Tokyo, New York, San Francisco and other locations.
 
 

Fallback

Music Video, 3 min.

Written and Directed by Myles Murray, Roselle, IL


Music video written, performed, directed and edited by area song artist.
 
 

Flat

Nonfiction, 5 min

Written and Directed by Eleanor De Fer and Isabel Dolan, Wilmette, IL


A candid, honest exploration into the decision making process of what kind of surgery to have after receiving treatment for breast cancer. 
 
 

Guilt

Drama, 3 min. 10 sec.

Written and Directed by Abe Callard

Chicago, IL


A robber suffers the emotional consequences from a devastating encounter after a bank heist.
 
 

IMGND Inspirational

Experimental, 1 min.

Written Directed by Marcelo Gutierrez, Chicago, IL


A visual story outlining the creation of a product, from inception to operation.
 
 

Inherent Values

Experimental, 9 min. 58 sec.

Written and Directed by Michael Merlino, Palatine, IL


An expecting mother receives an unexpected fate, but it is through her anguished actions that she is able to transpose that pain into something of value.
   

Inside These Walls

Drama, 2 min., 22 sec.

Written and Directed by Hanna Ignacio, Palatine, IL


Emotional isolation as a result of family conflict is examined in this introspective short. 
 
 

Later

Comedy, 1 min. 10 sec.

Written and Directed by Daniel King, Schaumburg, IL

 

A student makes every effort to hit the books, but a greater force threatens to disrupt his studies.
 
 

Lockchain Mines by Purplex

Drama, 4 min. 11 sec.

Directed by Kai Reinhard, Winnetka, IL


A student is being tormented by a dystopian figure.
 
 

Pali

Drama, 3 min. 32 sec.

Written and Directed by Edin Ramovic, Palatine, IL


A plaintive look into one woman's daily routine. 

  All filmmakers will attend to represent their films. 

To be awarded:
Best in Show - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100
Audience Award - $100

 At least one of the evening's films (including the Best in Show) will advance to the International High School Festival on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 pm.

 
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