Students Nominated for Awards of Excellence
Students from Ballard High School's Digital Filmmaking Program earned 13 High School Awards of Excellence nominations this year which is more than twice the number of any other school or organization in the five-state region. The winners will be announced on June 4 at the 53rd Annual Northwest Emmy Awards.
These awards celebrate the most outstanding productions from five Northwest states: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. Productions are nominated by the Northwest Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) industry professionals.
Ballard’s nominations span four categories, reflecting the diverse skills students learn in the program.
These are the nominations by category:
Short Form Fiction:
Anne by Jaya Flanary, Meagen Tajalle & Rachel Cole
The Dragon’s Lair by PJ Hase, Jonny Cechony & Ellie Clarrissimeaux
Green Space by Jonny Cechony
My Hero by Cecilia O’Rollins, Gabriella Strommen, Olga Schultheis & David Knobloauch
Who’s Afraid of the Dark by Bergen Johnson, Cameron Miller & Sierra Santoro
Big Coat by Jaya Flanary, Duncan Gowdy & Leo Pfeifer
Josephine by Duncan Kastner, Aaron Miller, Grant Moffett & Kajsa Woolford
Today by Coleman Andersen, PJ Hase & Bergen Johnson
Voices by Aurore Bouriot, Jonathan Bowers, Brian Cropp & Jake Rehfeldt
Public Service Announcement:
I'm an Artist by Martin Bolivar, Jonny Cechony & Evan Wallace
Hearing by Elliott Atkinson, Cyrus Ogle & Bailey Wall
What Lies Ahead by Jaya Flanary, Meagen Tajalle & Grace Turnell
Hologram by Miles Andersen, Emily Black, Sophie DeGreen, Jesse Romero & Sho Schrock
This makes the tenth year in a row that Ballard High School film students have been nominated by the Academy. Last year they received 11 nominations.
Here is more information on Ballard High School's Filmmaking Program.
Here is where you can watch the nominated videos.