Burleson ISD Recognizes Winners of 4th Annual BISD Film Festival

BURLESON, Texas – (Dec. 15, 2017) – Burleson Independent School District (BISD) recognized winners of the 4th annual BISD Film Festival at the red carpet awards ceremony at Venue 510 on December 14.

 

This year’s Film Festival had more than 75 student film submissions, and over 12,800 students, parents, and community members participated in the 24 hour Viewer’s Choice segment of the Film Festival. There were several noteworthy films that resonated with student audiences, including the film by Zackery Gee titled, “Annoying things parents do,” and the Viewer’s Choice titled, “Ahxe War Movie Trailer.”  All of the students who submitted are to be applauded for their hard work and perseverance, and their films may be seen at this link:  http://www.burlesonisd.net/departments/district-innovation-page/bisd-film-festival/.   

 

Congratulations to the 2017 BISD Film Festival Winners!

Best Overall Individual Film (K-2):  “Film Festival 2017” by Dimitre Almendarez

Best Overall Individual Film (3-5):  “Best Friends” by Parker Manners

Best Overall Individual Film (Middle school):  “Zaina’s Film” by Zaina Quintero

Best Overall Individual Film (High school):  “Rising Waters” by Courtney Carlson

Best Overall Group Film (K-2):  “Just Like Us” by Austin and Emma Dennis

Best Overall Group Film (Middle school):  “Deleted” by Cooper Williams and Caden Brown

Best Overall Group Film (High school):  “Truce” by Austin Hill, Katlyn Whitley and Gabe Reeves

Best Drama:  “The Tryout” by John Hauch

Best Comedy:  “The Forest Guardian” by Cole Whitehurst

Best Documentary:  “Just Like Us” by Austin and Emma Dennis

Best Animation/Claymation:  “Atnnw EP17 S1 E5 S.E.R.P” by Alexander Okray

Best Soundtrack:  “The Bully” by Sebastion Davalso-Garcia

Best Music Video:  “Kodaline Brother” by Santiago Rivas

Best Action/Sports:  “Ahxe War Movie Trailer” by Michael Dahlinger

Best Post Production Story Producer and Editor: “Serving Time” by Andrew McGee and Jack Higham

Best Costume:  “The Forest Guardian” by Cole Whitehurst

Best Cinematography: “Rising Waters” by Courtney Carlson

Best Location:  “Rising Waters” by Courtney Carlson

Best Foreign Film:  “Interview of My Grandma” by Ethan Matthews

Viewer’s Choice:  “Ahxe War Movie Trailer” by Michael Dahlinger

 

“The Film Festival provides students with another avenue to create and express themselves through brilliant works of art that are their interpretations of the human experience,” said Dr. Leslie Bender Jutzi, BISD Chief Academic Innovation Officer. “Filmmakers have to be proficient writers and storytellers, and the Film Festival recognizes students’ hard work, while also preparing them for UIL, SkillsUSA, and other film competitions.”

 

BISD would also like to thank this year’s event sponsors:

Century 21

Chick-Fil-A

Chicken Express

Dairy Queen

Dennis Dean Eyewear

EECU

Firehouse Subs

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Kroger

Mexican Inn

Mooyah

Moretti’s Gourmet Popcorn

Peter Piper Pizza

Premiere Cinema

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Roscoes Smokehouse

Spring Creek BBQ

Stone Soup/Mojos

Target

The Catch

 

ABOUT BURLESON ISD:

Burleson Independent School District serves more than 12,000 students at 17 schools, and is recognized as a premier school district in the Dallas/Fort Worth-area. The mission of Burleson Independent School District is to engage and support every learner with a rigorous curriculum so that they graduate college and career ready.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Mikala Hill or Katelyn Tyler

Burleson ISD Communications

817-245-1131

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