Conservatory of Performing Arts

Cinema Students’ Short Film Selected for World’s Largest Youth Film Festival

Friday, April 26, 2013
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A Matter of Time, a short film made by students at Point Park University’s Department of Cinema and Digital Arts has been selected to be screened at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle, Wash.

The festival, which runs April 25-28, has grown into the world’s largest youth film festival, showcasing films by directors 22 years of age and younger.

A Matter of Time was directed by Jared Passante from an original story by Ryan Boosel and a screenplay by Maddie Ardillo.

Other students working on the film included Joe Balewski, producer, Graham Caroll, editor, Blase Ward, sound designer, and Sam Mosco, director of photography.

In 2012, NFFTY featured 222 films, two galas, networking opportunities, and the inaugural Future of Film Expo presented by NFFTY, in addition to numerous panels, workshops and other opportunities. More than 200 filmmakers from 30 states and 20 countries, and 10,000 attendees participated in the four-day event.

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