Student Film Soars Through Festivals Following Graduation

Walk the Moon, a short film created last year by third-year Media Arts students, has been featured on Air Canada flights as part of their 2013 En Route short film festival, and received the festival award for “Achievement in Cinematography.” The film was produced as the students’ final portfolio project at Sheridan College, which “definitely gave it an added element of pressure to not go out with a stinker,” joked writer and director, Roman Tchjen. They certainly succeeded in that aim, ultimately screening at the Cannes Short Film Corner, the LA Shorts Fest, Montreal World Film Festival, Calgary World Film Fest and on all Air Canada flights as part of the En Route Festival. The film is about a young deaf girl who returns home from a boarding school for the deaf. She has to reintegrate herself into a ‘normal’ school environment, as well as get to know her estranged… Read More