Sixth Annual Student Film Festival a Virtual Success

Upper School student filmmakers showcased their creativity and skill at the sixth annual University School of Milwaukee Student Film Festival—this year held virtually. Working under the guidance of Upper School Librarian Laura Klein and other Upper School faculty members, students shot, edited, and produced films that were entered into one of several festival categories.

Students were awarded the following distinctions:

Best Experimental Film
Nala Patel ’22 for “Softly”

Best Documentary
Neil Dogra ’21 for “The Faceless Killer”

Best Chinese Music Videos
  • Amelia Alpren ’23, Elizabeth Damon ’23, Nathan Miller ’23, and Capri Oliviero ’23 for “Dui…Correct…”
  • Aditya Pillai ’23, Spencer Steffes ’22, and David Watkins ’23 for “Earth if Our Home”
  • Kylie Burger ’22 for “Don’t Give Up”
  • Micha Borg ’22 and Nicolas De Torre ’22 for “Meditation”
Best Narrative Film
XinYu “Kelly” Yan ’20 and Film Club (Louis D’Olhaberriague ’23, Mya Johnson ’21, Lauren Nast ’22, Lucia Rondini ’20, and Rachael Schneck ’22) 

Congratulations to all of our Upper School entrants for their excellent, creative work!
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