Student filmmakers win honors |

Student filmmakers win honors

Aspen Times Staff

Young filmmakers earned accolades at the seventh annual Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest, held May 12-13 in Carbondale.

The student-run festival featured 35 films from filmmakers representing 11 different schools, including valley high schools from Aspen to Glenwood Springs and schools in Fruita, Steamboat Springs and Grand Junction. Four films were produced by home-school students in Rifle and New Castle.

The award winners were:

“Smooth Denali” by Matt Hobbs ” Basalt High School

“Anaesthetic” by Rachel Mueller, Rene Cousineau and Jesse Riley ” Glenwood Springs High School

“The Great Shampoo Wars” by Tim Sullivan, Jesse Schaller, Trevor Ellio and Patrick Dickey ” Steamboat Springs High School

“Attention Span” by Ian Morrison ” Bridges High School

“Angst” by Austin Ford, David Thorpe and Ian Roeber ” Roaring Fork High School

“Labels” by Brandon McDuffey ” Yampah Mountain High School

Ben Fout for creativity in animation ” home-schooled

Matt Hobbs for cinematography ” Basalt High School

“Hurt” by Margaret Fay Seldeen ” Garden School

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