Teddy Baer, this week's DMAA Student of the Week, is from Mr. Block's Digital Design and Illustration class. Ted is truly passionate about art and design, which is evident from the work she produces. Teddy takes each project seriously as if it were for a real client. Dedication and enthusiasm are two of the reasons that Teddy Baer is this week's Student of the Week.
The El Dorado Film Festival screening will be held next Wednesday, May 4th from 7-9pm in the PAC. Admission is free. All of the nominees are listed below. 22 EL DORADO FILM FESTIVAL NOMINATED FILMS
Screening in the PAC - May 4 - 7pm
SHORT FILM NOMINEES
Batman Support Group (Jake Flores, Steven Cardenas, Nikki Castillo)
Compulsion (James Aksel)
Counseling (Tahlia Pompel and Cooper Cuya)
The User (Yoosung Jung and Carline Dong)
Underwater Basket Weaving (Parker Bladow and Jo
Our own EDHS photography student Ian Gille was just named a finalist for the 2022 OC Artist of the Year and was also featured in the OC Register. Congratulations, Ian! Awards Night is this week at Chapman College.
Directing Change - 2022 El Dorado Winners 2022 Regional High School/Youth and Young Adult Winners – Mental Health Matters * First Place: “Alone” (Advancing to statewide round of judging)
El Dorado High School
Filmmakers: Tahlia Pompel, Samantha Mar, Scarlett Martinez, and Caleb Lim
Advisor: Mark Switzer
View & Download “Be Kind to Every Mind” (honorable mention)
El Dorado High School
Filmmakers: Katie Llewellyn and Devin Dreyer
The Digital Media Arts Academy student of the week is Tara Clifford! Tara has been a four year member of DMAA focused in both the photography and video pathways. Tara is hard-working, funny, talented, and reliable- all the qualities needed for a top-notch photographer and videographer. Her AP photo portfolio about powerful women received top honors from College Board. Congratulations, Tara! We are so proud of you!
EDHS Students collect a record 23 nominations for the upcoming Orange County Film Festival. The OCFF will be held May 7th in Newport Beach, California. 2022 Orange County Film Festival Nominations BEST BROADCAST - HAWK TALK (James Aksel and Joslynne Van Ginkel) BEST ANCHORS - Cami Lung and Carline Dong BEST SHORT FILM - THE USER (Yoosung Jung and Carline Dong) BEST MUSIC VIDEO - LOVERBOY (Samantha Mar and Tahlia Pompel) BEST MUSIC VIDEO - UPSIDE DOWN (Samantha Mar and Tahlia
The DMAA Students of the Week for the weeks of March 28 - April 10, are Video Production students Yoosung Jung and Jake Flores. Jake and Yoosung, their collaborators, and their films, just received 13 total nominations for the upcoming Orange County Film Festival. Yoosung Jung is one of the most dedicated filmmakers in our class! Yoosung is always willing to push himself as an artist and takes risks on every project. Everyone can always count on Yoosung to get the job done,