WHS VCA Student Film Selected For Breckenridge Film Festival
2021 WHS graduate Neyrely Munoz and Senior Jackson West had their short film selected for the Breckenridge Film Festival. Their film, “What Is Life?”, also won the Grand Prize in last year’s Westminster Public Schools “Celebrating Excellence” competition. The BFF is an international film festival with student entries from the US, Canada and Germany.
“What Is Life?” struck a chord with viewers. It encapsulated the feelings of grief and hopelessness brought on by the COVID-19 global pandemic. As both author and director, Neyrely wrote a script that captured these feelings and successfully translated her vision into reality on the screen through her directing. Jackson was behind the camera, serving as cinematographer, and recorded many of the stunning images in the video. The story in this video refuses to give in to the swirling emotions of despair and, instead, manages to transform the message to one of hope.
The BFF was held September 16th - 19th in Breckenridge, CO. You can watch our entry, “What Is Life?” on the WestyVCA YouTube channel here.