Excellent films: Mount Si student movies recognized at Northwest festival

Willy Eand, Dean Sydnor and Emmitt Rudd with their trophy for
Willy Eand, Dean Sydnor and Emmitt Rudd with their trophy for 'Uncharted Dirt.'
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A dozen Mount Si High School students earned honors at the Northwest High School Film Festival, held May 14 at Seattle’s Cinerama Theater.

Their winning films will be shown as part of the Wildcat Film Festival Thursday, May 23, at the North Bend Theatre. The festival begins with a reception for the students at 4:30, followed by the film screenings at 5, and a showing of “Iron Man 3” at 7.

Four groups received awards of excellence for their entries, including:

Nick Polito, Oliver Eriksen, Christian Duvall and Jimmy Jacobson for their commercial promoting Mount Si High School’s Digital Media Academy. To watch the commercial, go to

Alex Stokosa, for his educational video on the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Grants,

Dean Sydnor, Emmitt Rudd, Chris Sellers and Willy Eand, for their sports video”Uncharted Dirt,”; and

Christian Brintnall and Randy Knox for their art film entry, “We Can Overcome,”

Chris Sellers also received an honorable mention for his sports video, “Spring Mud,”


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