Southern teams win big at inaugural TROY film competition

The first YellowHammer 48-hour Race named 10 winners over multiple categories.

The first YellowHammer 48-hour Race named 10 winners over multiple categories.

Four years after its inception, the YellowHammer Film Festival launched its first ever 48-hour film race as a spring counterpart to its fall festival. Nicknamed YH48HR, the festival was created to encourage students and educators alike to get involved with making a four-minute film in less than two days.

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Eleven TROY student films to be showcased at Alabama Film Week

The Saturday session will feature films from TROY's YellowHammer Film Festival.

The Saturday session will feature films from TROY's YellowHammer Film Festival.

On April 20, 11 Troy University student short films will be featured in Birmingham at Sidewalk’s annual “Alabama Film Week” event that calls attention to films made in or by Alabama filmmakers. 

Specifically, this session of films highlights the creative works of TROY students who have seen success at the University’s YellowHammer Film Festival.

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Seven TROY student films selected to air at UNA George Lindsey Film Festival

Seven films were selected as Official Sections from five students.

Seven films were selected as Official Sections from five students.

Five Troy University design students have had their films selected as Official Selections in the 2024 UNA George Lindsey Film Festival.

Reanna Thompson, Grace Kish, Nathan Hobbs, Howard Purvee and alumni Cole Patterson will all have their films featured during the 27th annual festival to be held from Feb. 29-March 2.

The Official Selections are:

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TROY design students win at Mentone Film Festival

Christian Bens won Best Director for his music video,

Christian Bens won Best Director for his music video, "Unsteady."

Four Troy University graphic design students won top awards at the annual Mentone Film Festival held from Nov. 9-11 in Southern California. 

Nine TROY students in total had their work showcased at the festival with Christian Bens, Howard Purvee, Nathan Hobbs and Mary Crigler winning the top award in each of their respective categories.

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