Cinequest Success

Feb 10 2016

Two AFTRS student Films Back to Earth ( 2014) and Viral (2014) selected for Silicon Valley Cinequest Film Festival ...

More festival news in from the U.S. with two AFTRS student films Back to Earth directed by Tom Wilson and Viral written/directed by Sam Van Grinsven)  will both screen during the 2016 Cinequest film festival. Cinequest will be the world premier for Viral.

The Cinequest Film Festival is a fusion innovation youth, creativity and innovation and is held in San Jose California, home to media technology companies such as Apple, Cisco, Facebook Twitter and Netflix and is driven by the maverick roots of Silicon Valley. With 100,000 attendees converging on the state-of-the-art venues that are home to Cinequest the festival that positions itself ahead of trends.

Congratulations to all of the AFTRS students and volunteers involved.

View more student film success by year in the Showcase section >


Image attribution: Film still from AFTRS student Film Viral

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