CONWAY, Ark. (April 17, 2013) - More than 300 cinephiles packed Worsham Student Performance Hall on Wednesday to see 16 student-made films premiere at the fourth annual Red Brick Film Festival.
The Paperman by Stacey Svendsen was the king of the bricks, winning Best in Show, Audience Choice, and Best Writing for Jennifer Moulton.
The 2013 Red Brick Film Festival winners are:
- Best in Show ($500) - The Paperman by Stacey Svendsen
- Audience Choice ($400) - The Paperman by Stacey Svendsen
- Hendrix Spirit Award ($300) - From Rwanda to Hendrix by Dylan Reed and Tresor Mukiza
- Best Documentary ($300) - The Village Boy by Marcus Zhu
- Stylistic Brilliance ($100) - Apparition by Audrey Lloyd
- Most Affective ($100) - Redo by Rane Peerson
- Best Writing - Jennifer Moulton for Paper Man
- Best Actor - Anna Dirkx for Redo
Other films premiering at Red Brick Festival 2013 were:
- Fleur by Reed Brewer
- Past the Confluence by Anna Broadwell-Gulde
- 2012 by Julie Cook
- Hendrix Trick Shots by Joe Esrock
- Trouble by Micah Graf
- The Great Escape by Mauren Kennedy
- El Chupa Helado by Elsa Prahl
- William Repass: Wes Anderson Character by Amelia Robert
- MASALA by Cassidy Robinson
- Elpa by Roberto Ruiz
- Running Meditations & Frisbee Conversations by Michaelene Miller
The event was emceed by Dean of Students Jim Wiltgen and a new co-host this year - Brent Owens, assistant director of student activities. Owens replaced Admission Director Fred Baker, who served as host until this year, when he split with Dean Wiltgen, citing "creative differences."
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/redbrickfilmfestival or www.hendrix.edu/rbff.
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