WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College will hold its 4th Digital Media Video Annual on Wednesday, April 11, from 7-8 p.m. at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport.
The free, public event will include screenings of short narrative and experimental films by students from Lycoming. In addition, a special viewing of "Pumpkin" by Crossing the Frame Productions, a Lycoming student organization dedicated to the creation of videos solely by students, will take place.
The Woodruff Grand Jury Prize will be awarded to the student judged to have produced the best overall film. Tom Woodruff Jr. and his wife, Tami, are both Lycoming graduates. Woodruff, a native of Montoursville, Pa., and member of the Central Pennsylvania Film Office advisory board, garnered an Academy Award for his special effects work on the Meryl Streep film "Death Becomes Her." He also received Academy Award nominations for "Starship Troopers" and "Alien3."
Student videos to be judged include:
Brianne Charnigo & Tricia Mundell: The I A.M. Project
Sara Griggs: I <3 Video Games
Natalie Johnson: Composition of a Thought
Ryan Krebs: You Ever Have One of Those Days?
Jake Listorti: No Place to Call Home
Tom Lurie: What the Frac?
Christina Moliterno: Madeline
Christina Moliterno: Vulpes Vulpes
Chelsea Moore: A Nisbet Girl
Carl Neyhart: Alone
Kelsey Pope: Guilt
Michael Puchalski: The Universe
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.