Reporter Magazine was awarded First Place for Editorial (written by myself and the incredibly talented Alyssa Jackson) by the New York Press Association in the Best Student Newspaper Competition.
For a link to my editorial, The Innovation Game, head over to the Writing Samples page. The editorial was first published in the May 2014 Gender and Sexuality Issue.
Here is a link to Alyssa’s piece, Wake Up, and blog: alyssajackson71.blogspot.com/
For a list of the full winners, including first place for general excellence and second place overall, click here.
I’m proud to have worked at Reporter and congratulations to the entire staff!
Last week, Hands of Flame took home the Audience Choice Award for Best Animated Film at the 2015 Sedona International Film Festival! I had a truly fantastic time at the festival, getting to see the beautiful red rocks and meeting innovative and passionate filmmakers.
Also, I got to hold Orson Welles’ oscar!
Hands of Flame is an official selection of the Bare Bones International Independent Film & Music Festival! The film will premiere in Oklahoma this April.
Hands of Flame has been accepted into the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival! The film will return to Upstate NY, where it first screened at the Rochester Institute of Technology, when the festival runs April 10-18, with more information on screenings to come soon.
Hands of Flame is a finalist in the 2015 Animex Awards, part of the Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Games happening now in Middlesbrough!
Hands of Flame has been accepted into the 2015 Maryland International Film Festival!
Hands of Flame will premiere in Poland this February at the ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA International Film Festival, “a significant and important cultural event – part of a small group of the biggest, and most important festivals of that type in Poland.” It was one of only two animated films selected from the United States. http://www.zoomfestival.pl/pods/1997_films-in-main-competition