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Curtain Call for Student Film Festival
By Scott Craig   |   April 9, 2024

The results are in and the awards handed out at the second annual Montecito Student Film Festival on March 23 at Westmont’s Porter Theatre. About 150 people attended the festival throughout the day to watch 41 films, pared down from the more than 500 that were submitted.  Chase Olivera, an 18-year-old student at College of […]

Festival Awards Student Filmmakers
By Scott Craig   |   April 4, 2023

The curtain may have closed on the inaugural Montecito Student Film Festival, but there is still a buzz about the spectacular young filmmaking talent in our community. For about five hours, cinephiles filled Westmont’s Porter Theatre to screen 20 student films on March 25.  In the end, Westmont sophomore Campbell Ralph of Fox Island, Washington, […]

Montecito Home to Inaugural Student Film Festival
By Scott Craig   |   March 14, 2023

The inaugural Montecito Student Film Festival showcases the impressive work of undergraduate students from California colleges and universities with screenings on Saturday, March 25, in Porter Theatre. A jury of industry professionals and special guests will judge and award the top prizes, while polls determine the winner of the Audience Award.  “Montecito has a robust […]