ITHACA STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL

The Studio hosts the annual Ithaca Student Film Festival. The films are screened at Cinemapolis, a movie theatre in downtown Ithaca. The Studios' student executives select the program and a jury decides the awards.

ISFF 2019

JUDGES:

Blake Horn Director of Photography

 

Andi Obarski Director of Photography Artek Pictures, LLC

 

John Craddock WCNY Director of Programming

 

Alexandra Rivera, currently a producer on special event episodes of The Daily Show,

 

Cynthia Henderson, professional actor, director, founder of Performing Arts for Social Change, and professor of theatre arts at Ithaca College.

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WINNERS: 

BEST FICTION FILM - MOVED TO TIERS(AVERY HERZOG)

 

BEST DOC FILM - OUT OF THE PILLS(CASEY MCCRACKEN) (PASSWORD:1on1films)

 

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM - AN ODE TO SUMMER(JULIETTE ZYGAROWICZ)

 

BEST ANIMATED FILM - MOVED TO TIERS(AVERY HERZOG)

 

EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTING - AHMET TALHA DEMIR, ASHES TO ASHES

 

EXCELLENCE IN CINEMATOGRAPHY - SPENCER MUHLSTOCK, CHIPPED(PASSWORD: DREAMVISION)

 

EXCELLENCE IN SCREENWRITING - AARON CHAMPAGNE, WHEN THE NIGHT CAME

 

EXCELLENCE IN ACTING - SARA GUTTIEREZ, WHERE THE SPIDER SPINS ITS WEB

 

EXCELLENCE IN EDITING - FRANNY BERNSTEIN, INDENTURED

 

EXCELLENCE IN VISUAL EFFECTS - AVERY HERZOG, MOVED TO TIERS

 

EXCELLENCE IN SOUND DESIGN AND ORIGINAL SCORE - SPENCER MUHLSTOCK & NICK FAGNILLI, CHIPPED(PASSWORD: DREAMVISION)

 

EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN AND ART DIRECTION - MEGAN TRAPANI, ADDISON ROLLERI, ABIGAIL PARKER, RENEE COMINGS, INDENTURED

 

AUDIENCE FAVORITE AWARD - OUT OF THE PILLS