2019 Mississippi High School Film Competition Agenda

ALL HIGH SCHOOL RELATED ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN MOVED TO THE ICC BELDEN CAMPUS

The Belden Campus is located at 3200 Adams Farm Rd., Belden, MS 38826

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9:00 am Welcome

9:05 am First Block of Films

When Nothing Was Wrong – Quinn Ridler – Two high school seniors contemplate the close of a chapter of their lives enriched with music. They reignite their passion with an original song entitled “When Nothing Was Wrong.”

Razmataz Buckshank – Quinn Ridler – Foley artist extraordinaire Razmataz Buckshank takes you deep into the world of foley art.

What Happens Next – Alexis Moscato – Two girls are on the phone talking when they hear tapping. When they open the doors, they see each other on the other side.
Gold Mountain – Daniel Eberhart – Prospector finds gold and is attacked by bandits. As they are demanding their gold, more bandits arrive and fight each other for the gold.

The Clem Kindness Show – Jack King – A man named Clem teaches a troubled youth the true meaning of kindness.

The Little Things – Maleigha McElveen – Enjoying spending time with family.

Tribute to Veterans – Cameron Adams – A video honoring and thanking U.S. veterans for their dedication and sacrifices.

Anxiety – Anna Andrews – A girl tries to get through daily life with a mental illness. She believes she has won until . . . .

Bombsquad Scene from The Second Target of the Backwoods Bandits – Graham Holliday – Graham and Athen chase down a bomb in this thrilling action scene from the upcoming feature film THE SECOND TARGET OF THE BACKWOODS BANDITS.

10:00 am Break
University Representatives
Malco Theatre Lobby

10:15 am Second Block of Films

The Talent Show – Taylor Foster – Judges of a talent show are judging various acts, when something mysterious happens.

Sabotage! – Jonathan Lancaster – An animated film star decides to rebel against his creator (Kevin Pettigrew) and causes chaos all over his film set and camera.

Open Your Eyes – Michaela Reese – OPEN YOUR EYES is about my life. It talks about the happy parts and the sad parts.

Inside the Walls – Cameron Adams – 07734 is confined in a prison where the prisoners are given tests that ultimately decide their worthiness for “life outside the walls.”

Grief – Duncan Stanley – A metaphysical journey through the five stages of grief. After a reckless driver hits a pedestrian, he goes through all five stages of grief in a literal sense.

Sleepwalking – Michael Childers – Emily is a young musician in high school who recently lost her best friend to a car accident, after leaving him at the movies by himself. Now she uses music to try to cope with the guilt she feels.

Manteau – Sarah Schenck – A Muggle (human) enjoys an early morning cup of joe at a cafe in London, though on the way out, mixes up his coat with someone of strange origins.

Switched – Bart Brooks – A troubled high school student switches places with her struggling teacher and realizes that the negative behavior of students has substantial effects on her teacher’s life.

SuperDawg: The Baddest White Man Around – Jack King – A bad white man has framed an even badder white man. Now the baddest white man around wants revenge.

11:20 am Audience Favorite Voting

11:40 am Awards Ceremony

1st Place $600 ($300 & Trophy for filmmaker/$300 for school)
2nd Place $200 ($100 & Trophy for filmmaker/$100 for school)
3rd Place $100 ($50 & Trophy for filmmaker/$50 for school)
Audience Award $300 (Trophy & Cash Award for filmmaker)
Best Cinematography $200 (Trophy & Cash Award for filmmaker; Sponsored by the Ole Miss Film Program)

12:00-1:15 pm Free Lunch at Lenny’s Sub
Shop in Tupelo
3437 Tupelo Commons #104
Tupelo, MS 38804

1:30-2:30 pm Analysis, High School Films
Harrison Witt, Ole Miss
ICC Belden Campus
3200 Adams Farm Rd.
Belden, MS 38826

3:00-4:00 pm Acting Workshop
Carolyn Parson
Malco Theatre
Tupelo, MS 38801

SCHOLARSHIPS – BASED ON ACCEPTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY
Watkins College of Art
1st place – $12,000 over four years
2nd place – $8,000 over four years
3rd place – $4,000 over four years

University of Southern Mississippi
1st place – $500
2nd place – $200
3rd place – $100

Belhaven University
1st place – $3,000
2nd place – $2,000
3rd place – $1,000