And the winner is ….Â
The top-judged films in the 6th annual Canyons District Film Festival were announced Thursday during a 6 p.m. ceremony at Eastmont Middle, 10100 S. 1300 East.Â Hundreds of students, parents, teachers and principals attended the ceremony, which also featured a red carpet and donated snacks and treats from generous community sponsors.
The list of winners and their films can be found on the Festival’s web page.
Canyons District’s Education Technology Department, which oversees the event, received 172 entries for this year’s festival an increase of about 100 entries over last year. Submissions were made in such categories as Feature Film, Documentary, Animation, Public Service Announcement, Newscast, Advertisement and Teacher Film.
The Education Technology Department also announced that, as result of the students’ stellar entries and dedication to filmmaking, Hillcrest High will receive some filmmaking equipment. The equipment will make it easier for students to excel in their pursuit of knowledge about video creation and filmmaking.Â
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