SCHOLARS OF CINEMAACC Theatre, Saturday May 5, 2012 10:00am – 12:00pm
Directed By: Megan Bercaw Runtime: 5 mins
Three local skydivers in Port Aransas, Texas discuss their thoughts and opinions on their passion of skydiving.
|CHILDREN OF THE AIR
Directed By: Damian Horan
Runtime: 20 mins
Children of the Air is a story of fleeting love. Past and present bleed into one as we follow the rise and demise of a young couple’s fairytale love affair. Katheryn Winnick and Travis Van Winkle star as Samantha and Trey, a young couple trying to salvage a haunting moment that has passed them by. Winnick and Van Winkle relive the wonder and disappointment of fleeting love and broken moments left behind.
|ECHOES OF EXXON
Directed By:Lauren Lindberg Runtime: 7 mins
Teen filmmaker travels to Alaska in 2010, during the news of the BP Gulf Oil Spill and realizes that the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 20 years prior, continues to affect Alaska’s residents, wildlife and the environment. Through interviews and archive footage, filmmaker Lauren Lindberg compares the two spills and she issues a timely warning and a call to action.
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Directed By: Dustin Brockman Runtime:6 mins
‘ON BOARD’ is a personal narrative documentary that brings viewers literally on board into the world of surfing, told by those who truly embrace it. This short film was designed to bring people deeper into the surf experience, and show how there is much more to surfing than what meets the eye. Filmed with Go Pro HD and Canon 7D with underwater housing, this film reveals to viewers the unique experience that occurs out in the ocean, and beyond the shoreline. Final graduating film project from Cal State Monterey Bay, and filmed locally within the Monterey Bay area.
Directed By: Alvin Shen
Runtime: 19 mins
Sydney, a young Jewish Chinese boy encounters an unpredictable first day upon moving to San Francisco to live with his estranged father.
Directed By:Jonathan Barenboim
The Lepidoctor, centers around a young eccentric boy, Baxter Campbell, who is obsessed with collecting and fixing strange gadgets. The recent death of his mother however has taught him that some things cannot be repaired. In coping with this loss, Baxter becomes withdrawn and no longer enjoys the things he once did. That is until one day while visiting a museum, Baxter comes across an exhibit made of thousands of dead butterflies. The crude manner in which the butterflies were pinned to the wall shakes Baxter to his core. Armed with his childish wit, naive courage, and a Victorian set of surgical instruments, Baxter embarks on a monumental journey that will help him accept the loss of his mother, reconnect with his father, and avenge the death of the butterflies.
|TO EACH HIS OWN
Directed By:Chase Smith
A true-crime novelist interviews the last-known person to see a girl alive on the night of her murder.
|WRECKS & VIOLINS
Directed By:Kevin Lin
Silver, a disoriented teenager, must overcome a stranger’s bizarre torment that has been issued upon him, with nothing more than a violin and his monkey-suited comrade.
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