Saturday’s Sixth Annual MorristownGreen.com Film Festival made it onto NJTV’s “NJ Today” show on Monday.
It comes at the 7:20 mark:
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On Tuesday, we bumped into Abigail Semple, winner of our People’s Choice trophy, at Sandrian Camera, where she was collecting camera accessories with gift certificates contributed to the MG Film Fest by Dillard Kirby.
An anonymous fan also gave her a Nikon camera.
Abby said her winning entry, Passing Time, was part of a six-video project she started with guidance from Morristown High English teacher John Madden. John is part of the school’s Classics Academy, a program for gifted seniors.
“I’ve wanted to be in Classics Academy since the eighth grade,” Abby said. As a freshman last year, she started hanging around some of those classes, and her voluntary, not-for-credit video series began taking shape.
The premise: Design Utopia.
Abby modeled it on the iPhone, with Thinkers (Steve Jobs), Leaders (Apple executives), Do-ers (iPhone manufacturers) and the Masses (iPhone owners).
She credits Mike Butler, who teaches broadcasting at MHS, with teaching her how to edit video.
Now Abby is waiting to hear whether another of her projects will be accepted by HBO for a student documentary called Cool the Earth.
Something tells us we’ll be hearing–and seeing–a lot more from Ms. Semple.