Your video submission to this year's film rush has earned 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place recognition. We cordially invite you (and your family members and friends) to attend our Awards Ceremony and Film Viewing on April 13th.
During the ceremony, we would like to share information about your film--perhaps a summary, your inspiration, or an interesting story or anecdote that occurred while filming. These notes should be 1-2 paragraphs, no more than 150 words. If you would like some ideas, see the examples at the bottom of this page.
- Synopsis: A mermaid falls in love with a man and tries desperately to become human so that the man will fall in love with her as well. After giving her voice to a sea witch, she is eventually able to triumph and become human so she can live happily ever after with the man she loves.
- Inspiration: After witnessing, day after day, the amount of trash that blows through our courtyard after lunch, I decided I wanted to do something about it. But how could I make a change, unless students really could get the message loud and clear? Once I had my plan and started filming, I was surprised at how many other students came up to me and said they were mad about it too. So, my original plan grew even more after talking with several people at school, and in every grade--even kids I didn't know. It was really cool to be part of something that could make a change for the better at my school.
- Thanks: Without my grandfather's influence, I never would have realized how exciting and interesting it is to learn about magic tricks and techniques. I want to thank him for his patience in teaching me--over and over again--those simple tricks when I was still in Elementary School. And thanks to my mom and dad for supporting me when I was ready to move on to much more involved skills (and additional expenses!) and for my sister for constantly being my "audience" when I practice.
- Anecdote: Each day my production team was ready to film, it rained--even when it wasn't even in the forecast! After four scheduled attempts with no luck, we finally had a sunny day to film outside! We brought out everything to be sure to get it all done in that one day--props, the camera, mic, tripod, costumes. We were set! Ready for anything--except the truly unexpected....a fire alarm! But there was no turning back now--so most of my school got to watch us film our movie! They were a "captive" audience, until they got the OK to go back into the building,