EDU 2016 Finalists Showcase Announced

Congratulations to the following filmmakers for being included in our finalist showcase. These films will compete for the Best in Fest awards. Finalists are chosen by our Selection Team through a blind grading process. Selection team members score each film submitted for story, cinematography, editing, sound, and "heart." The scores are averaged and the films ranked according to score. These films represent the top ranking entries in each award category:

Documentary:
Clash of Cultures, directed by Saolomon Mouacheupao, Blain High School / SPNN
Hi, Detroit, directed by Theng Pao Thao, Central High School / SPNN
Jerrad, directed by Scott Tinkham, Burnsville High School

Cinematography:
Bleach, by Housewives, directed by Grace Anderson,  FAIR School Downtown / IFP MN
Frontier Psychiatrist: A Visual Interpretation, directed by, Malcolm Ryshavy,  Nathan Brunmeier and Grace Abbott,  Southwest High School
Foals,  by Spanish Sahara, directed by Jacob Lundell, Benilde - St. Margaret's School
Jerrad, directed by Scott Tinkham, Burnsville High School

Experimental:
Black Box,  directed by Thomas Solowiej,  Avalon School / IFP MN
Frontier Psychiatrist: A Visual Interpretation, directed by, Malcolm Ryshavy,  Nathan Brunmeier and Grace Abbott,  Southwest High School
Skilja, directed by Em Olson, Perpich Center for Arts Education

Music Video:
Bleach, by Housewives, directed by Grace Anderson,  FAIR School Downtown / IFP MN
Foals,  by Spanish Sahara, directed by Jacob Lundell, Benilde - St. Margaret's School
Frontier Psychiatrist: A Visual Interpretation, directed by, Malcolm Ryshavy,  Nathan Brunmeier and Grace Abbott,  Southwest High School
Sam the Sock, directed by Avinash Patel, Southwest High School

Narrative:
Cheers Imaginary, directed by Frankie Gormley, Benilde - St. Margaret's School
Morning Routine, directed by Gabriel Hostetler, Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
Sonder, directed by Simon Tolman, Southwest High School

The Finalist Showcase screens on Friday, May 13th, at 1:40 in theater 9, Showplace ICON Theater in St Louis Park. Awards for Best in Fest winners will be announced immediately following the screening.