Screen Test Student Fest

Screen Test Student Fest





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Congratulations to the Screen Test Student Fest 2020 Award Winners!


International Competition

Best in Show  (also awarded: Audience Award)

Stitching a Life: The Story of Trudie Strobel, Spirit Avedon, Natasha Clement, Lila Dworsky-Hickey, Ian Kim, Miranda Lewis, Alexander McDaniel, Jaaziah McZeal, Hank Schoen, Coleman Weintraub, Jocelyn Vega, and Fernanda Zaragoza


 2nd Place (Also awarded: Best in show, Screen Test Local)

BrutusJulia Samborski 


3rd Place

Esperanza, Chloe Campos


Achievement in Production Values

InstinctNorman Wei


Achievement in Writing (Also awarded: 2nd Place, Screen Test Local)

Better Off,  Directed by Jules Brown, Written by Jules Brown and Kylie Boyd

TIMMY Award for best actor

Cleo Maloney, Rita

Screen Test Local

3rd Place

See You Soon,

Directed by Eleanor De Fer,

Written by Olivia Danner

 Audience Award

Little Rainbow Boy, Tema Summerfield

Screen Test Jr.  

Best in Show

Memory Lane, Sovay Livingstone