See how film and photography students have been meeting and exceeding expectations in a video update from Mr. Willis.
Students in our award-winning film studies program have a variety of opportunities to learn and developing film making skills. As an elective, Film Studies introduces student to the basics of film production and analysis. Short films are written, filmed, edited, and screened for the School community.
Documentary film projects are produced as part of Community Service Wednesday in conjunction with various groups, including the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area and the National Park Service. These projects are extensive and involve a tremendous amount of planning, research, coordination, and teamwork.
Marvelwood Film Studies work has been selected for local and national film festivals, including the All American High School Film Festival, which takes place in New York City each fall.
Film Studies News
In a highly competitive field, two Marvelwood films made the cut for the All American High School Film Festival in New York City in October.
Student filmmakers had a busy year, working on a variety of original films and well-researched documentaries.
In a highly competitive field, three Marvelwood productions made the cut for the festival in New York City in October.
Marvelwood student filmmakers are making short films on community service for The National Park Service.
Marvelwood’s Film Studies program has some major highlights this year.
Marvelwood’s Film Studies produced a wide variety of films!
Marvelwood and Stamford Academy film students began work on their IMAX In-Focus collaborative project.
The Marvelwood Film Studies Program was awarded a grant to make a documentary as part of IMAX IN FOCUS.
The Civic Life Project documentary, The Magic of the Atom, features interviews with two Marvelwood faculty members- one current and one past- on decidedly different sides of the nuclear energy debate.