Pine Crest Student Filmmaker Wins Scholastic Art Award

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Alexander Edep ‘17 is a recipient of the Gold Key Award from the Scholastic Arts and Writing contest for the second year in a row.

His submission this year, “drip.,” is a short narrative film about two young men who must learn to cope with the loss of a loved one. The story of “drip.,” written by Alexander and Sebastian Crist ’17, comes to life with actors Henri Vrod ’17 and Tommy Sullivan ’17, exceptional cinematography by Justin Danzansky ’17, and an original score by Ryan Felberbaum ’18.

As a Gold Key Award recipient, Alexander is automatically part of the pool to be judged for a national medal in the film category. National medallists will be announced on March 14, 2017.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the oldest and most prestigious creative arts recognition program in the nation. Sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the mission of the Awards is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent, and offer teens the opportunity to receive scholarships and have their work exhibited and published.

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