Ninth Annual Student Film Festival a Success

Upper School student filmmakers showcased their creativity and skills at the ninth annual University School of Milwaukee Student Film Festival. Students worked under the guidance of Upper School Librarian Laura Klein and Upper School faculty members Haiyun Lu, Joshua Miller, and Kat Zilka. They shot, edited, and produced films that were entered into one of various categories. 

Congratulations to the following students, who were awarded first place in the following categories:

Digital Journalist
Jillian Bloch ’22 and Anna Staples ’22 for “Dads Who Shoot”

Narrative
This year, the following videos tied for first place:

Jacques Blashka ’22, Willa Fowler ’22, Olivia Hausmann ’22, Erin Hong ’22, Gregory Hoyt ’22, Mason Jayne ’22, and Lexi Lee ’22 for “Backstage” by Soup Studios

Hayden Lurie ’22 and Abbie Stigler ’22 for “The Missing Piece”

Documentary
Nathan Merriweather ’24 and the Upper School Film Club for “Forti for 40”   

Chinese Music Videos
Beverly Walters ’22 for “Ashes of Love”

Many thanks to all of our Upper School entrants for their excellent, creative work!
 

  • Arts
A group of Upper School Film Festival students pose for a photo
Awards for the Upper School Film Festival
A group of students on stage during the Upper School Film Festival
A group of students on stage during the Upper School Film Festival