A still from 'Hunger to Win' directed by Constantin Strother
A still from 'Hunger to Win' directed by Constantin Strother

WATCH: Nine Savannah Arts film teams selected to compete in NYC film festival

Updated August 9, 2023 at 4:20 p.m.

Nine film teams from the Savannah Arts Academy have been nominated to this year’s All American High School Film Festival in New York City. It is the largest high school film festival in the world with a panel of industry judges selecting the best of the best films for nomination.

These SAA films were selected from thousands of submissions from around the world to be screened before a live audience during the competition weekend to be held October 20-22, 2023. The films will be shown on the big screen at the AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square. The Savannah Arts Academy program had more films accepted than any other in the state of Georgia and was one of the top programs for nominations in the country.

Watch all the nominated Savannah Arts Academy films here:

Chevalier – Directed by Lyle Paquette 

Dean’s List – Directed by:  Kennedy Reid 

Dear, Daphne – Directed by:  Elijah Waters

The Hall Monitor – Directed by:  Josh Holt

Hunger to Win – Directed by: Constantin Strother

Liar’s Anonymous – Directed  by:  Elise Cookson

Skyelite – Directed by:  Oliver Stone

Tassels – Directed by:  Elijah Waters 

What Goes Untold – Directed by:  Elise Cookson


Find out more information about the festival by clicking HERE.

All Official Selections are eligible to be nominated for an award. All award nominees and winners will be announced at the Teen Indie Awards on Sunday, October 22 at The Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY.

Published August 9, 2023 at 4:00 a.m.

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