SUNYwide Film Festival honors five Oswego students

SUNY Oswego students collected six awards at the fifth annual SUNYwide Film Festival and Symposium held in April at SUNY Fredonia.

Image from Gone Fishing animated shortPeter Myers’ animated film “Gone Fishing” won first place in the animation category. Jeffrey Newell’s “Myopia” received honorable mention in the experimental category as well as the prestigious Audience Choice Award. “Ekiti Son” by Calvin Nemec won first place in the music video category.

Myers, of Red Hook, is a junior cinema and screen studies major. Newell is from Liverpool and is a graduate student in art who majored in both broadcasting and cinema and screen studies as an undergraduate at Oswego. Nemec is a junior broadcasting and cinema and screen studies major from East Aurora.

The top awards for student papers went to Oswego students: first place to “Bits of Jeanne Deilman in Irreversible and Hunger” by Michael Fisher and second place to “Spice World: The Masquerade of the Third Wave of Feminism” by Kelsey Titus.

Fisher, of Islip Terrace, graduated in December with majors in technology education and cinema and screen studies. Titus is from Cicero and is a graduate student in technology education who majored in cinema and screen studies as an undergraduate at Oswego.

(Posted: Apr 22, 2014)

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