Films from Argyle, Sanger advance to state

Films from Argyle and Sanger high schools will be screened April 16 at the 2014 Focus: University Interscholastic League Young Filmmakers Festival.
It was announced March 28 that the two high schools are among state finalists for this year’s UIL filmmakers competition. The films will be screened at Paramount Theatre in Austin.
The festival is a UIL pilot program that will include original films in the categories of narrative, documentary and animation produced by high school filmmakers.
Advancing to state from Argyle was a documentary film titled “Destiny: A Game for the Ages.” Matt Garnett, a junior, was the film’s director, editor, photographer, videographer and visionary, said Stacy Short, adviser for the film. Other students who participated in the project were: Darby Richhart, a senior who served as a videographer; Tanner Davenport, interview, general helper, grip; Maddie Moseley, videographer, grip; Jeff Short, sound, review, grip; Catherine Read, grip, editing/reviewer; Aubrey Kass, photography; Annabel Thorpe, photography; Josh Block, grip; Maggie DiVecchia, grip; Allie Hommel, grip; Mark Pfohl, review and Chase Kammerer, review.
Sanger High’s animated film “GOAL!” is also a state finalist. The film is directed by senior Tyler Sanders and edited by junior Hunter Bennett with junior Collins Jones as camera operator.
For a complete list of high school films advancing to state, visit

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