David Skorut is the Ben Affleck of Canyons School District.
Like the director of “Argo,” which took the night’s big award at the recent 85th annual Academy Awards, Hillcrest’s Skorut was the big winner at the 4th annual Canyons District Film Festival, held Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Eastmont Middle School.
Skorut took home trophies in the secondary PSA and Feature Film categories, and won the festival’s first-ever poster contest. His design will be used to promote the 2014 CSD Film Festival throughout the next school year.
The winning entries are available for viewing on the CSD Education Technology Web site.
The festival celebrated the best in films that were written, directed, acted and produced by students and teachers in the Canyons School District.
Seventy-nine entries from 21 schools across the District entered films in eight categories: Public Service Announcement, Animation, Newscast, Documentary, Advertisement, Feature Film, Teacher Film, and Poster Contest. Entries were first submitted at the school level. Each school, with the help of its Education Technology Specialist, selected its top entries to go on to District-level competition.