WASHINGTON, DC- The ninth annual Shortie Awards: International Film & News Festival named winners at a ceremony held May 22 at the Embassy of France in Washington, DC.
- F- – Barrett Elementary, Arlington, VA (winner)
- The Glue Blues – Dryden Elementary School, Arlington Heights, IL
- The Curse of the Golden Mop – Gunston Middle School, Arlington, VA (winner)
- Puppy – Rosie Sobrinski, Stroudsburg, PA
- Getting Garrett – Anne Martens, Broomfield, CO (winner)
- Park Bench – Ally Robinson, Philadelphia, PA
- Three Cups of Tea – Barrett Elementary, Arlington, VA (winner)
- The Tree of Brooms – Kidscam, Mechelen, Belgium
- Mouse’s Adventure – Valve Film School, Oulu, Finland
- Repunzelofomous – Henry Kamp, Denver, CO (winner)
- Once Upon a Time – Marion Tucker, Edina, MN
- Whipus Wendy and the Bank Bandit Bust – James Heelis, Orem, UT (winner)
- A Crecer Como Una Persona – Bryan DeLeon, Lynn, MA (winner)
- Deandre “The Bull” – Jake Torchin, St. Louis, MO
- The Game – Zario DeCola-Heller, Philadelphia, PA
- Stop Human Trafficking – Abdulah Hakim, Mumbai, India (winner)
- Starship McKillop – McKillop Elementary, Melissa, TX (winner)
- Viking News – Hermitage Elementary School, Virginia Beach, VA
- Channel 30 Team B – East Middle School, Lawrence, MA
- SMS Live – Salisbury Middle School, Allentown, PA (winner)
- Super Action News – Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong (winner)
- WCAT Wildcat Television – Dallastown Area High School, Dallastown, PA
- Alex’ Story – Alex Thomas & Cathy de la Cruz, Venice, CA
- Twenty Years from Now – Karen Rose, Melissa, TX (winner)
- The Curse of the Golden Mop – Gunston Middle School, Arlington, VA
- Don’t Go Down Through the Woods – Royd Nursery Infant School, Sheffield, England
The festival focuses on nurturing imagination and choice making in students, and is one of the only competitions in the world providing expert analysis and critique to each entrant, in addition to prizes.
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