Frontier Students Advance In Film Contest
Two silent films created by Frontier Elementary School students have advanced in the international youth silent film festival by makesilentfilm. com. The films are Dreams are Mysterious by seventh-grader Ezekiel Payne and Boxes by eighth-grader Kai Villaluz.
The films will be showcased and judged during a silent film festival in Bozeman this weekend. The productions are being judged against other entries from the states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and North Dakota.
It was teacher Darla Warrior’s idea to make the offering available to Frontier’s students.
Warrior, who teaches students about film, got excited when she heard about the contest.
The three-minute videos, the results of a nine-week project, were created students All filmmakers in the competition must be 20 years or younger.
Films needed to be approximately three minutes long and be family friendly.
Jurors will select winning entries based on scoring films on four categories: story, cinematography, editing and acting.