Film Winners 2017-18

Congratulations to Alexandria’s 2017-18 winners in Film Production! Entrants in this category are required to be writer, director, and camera operator for an original film of no longer than 5 minutes. Each winning entry listed was initially the 1st Place winner in the student’s own school’s contest. 1st Place winners from all the ACPS school contests then competed in the Alexandria PTA Council’s citywide Reflections competition. Here are the Alexandria winners in Film Production. Click on the thumbnails to view the 1st Place films.



1st Place – Eliza Gwin, 6th grade, George Washington MS, “When He’s Within Reach” (NoVa District 2nd Place)

2nd Place – Amanda Johnson, 6th grade, Jefferson-Houston School, “The Great Almost-Catch”




1st Place – Alex Eissenstat, 5th grade, Mt Vernon Community School, “Can’t Quite Reach the Pizza” (NoVa District 2nd Place)

2nd Place – Marisa Vidal, 5th grade, James Polk ES, “Within Reach”

3rd Place (tie) – Wesley Anderson, 3rd grade, Matthew Maury ES, “Within Reach”

3rd Place (tie) – Daniel Dawit, 5th grade, John Adams ES, “Reach Out”





1st Place – Atanas Janevski, 2nd grade, Mt Vernon Community School “Looking for a Hero (Training for Halloween)”