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CHS Students Win Best Animation, Best Fiction Film at Ramapo Festival

From Columbia High School:

From left to right: Max Goldstein, Zack Spangler, Paul Marigliano (CHS Film & Animation Teacher), Cameron Lipp, Ivor Clarke

More than three dozen student filmmakers from around the state showcased their talents at the 4th Annual High School Film Festival, recently hosted by Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Students entered original films in a variety of genres and were awarded in several categories including editing, cinematography, documentary and fiction. In all, 36 student films were screened and judged by a panel of faculty members of Ramapo College. Each entrant received an Oscar-type statuette. Seven top films were presented with a plaque and gift card.

The top winners were:

Best of the Fest: “A Sensation” by Kyle Farscht, Millburn High School, Millburn

Best Fiction Film: “Robot” by Cameron Lipp; Zack Spangler, Columbia High School, Maplewood

Best Animation: “Friend” created and animated by Sofia Simoniello and Stefanie Cadet, Columbia High School, Maplewood

Best Editing: “Brothers” by Jeremiah Watson Sheperd, Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts, Somers Point

Best Cinematography: “No Signal” by Noelle White and Katerina Vail, High Tech High School, Secaucus

Best Documentary: “Your Name is Britney” by Britney Bautista, Morris County School of Technology, Denville

Best Writing: “Impact” by Gabriel Soto, Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne

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