Wrapping Up This Fall’s Work in the 2023 Woodstock Film Festival

Each year the DMJ department hosts the Woodstock Film Festival class, a class that brings students to the festival to create video content for the festival’s YouTube channel.  This year professor Megan Sperry led the intrepid team to define and secure interviews, film Q&As, filmmaker parties, and interview leading industry professionals attending the festival.  The videos are already all uploaded, and you can view them here: Woodstock Film Festival – YouTube
In addition, Professor Sperry runs the Woodstock Film Festival Summer Youth Filmmaking Lab. As director, she oversees the three teachers and teaching assistants, conducts community outreach to find young people who are interested in joining the lab, and takes on a host of invisible work to ensure the lab runs smoothly.  This year, the lab hosted 14 young filmmakers who worked collaboratively in teams of three, to create three impactful films that focused on their local community. The films screened as part of the WFF Youth Film Shorts program.
Please join us in congratulating Professor Sperry, and her students, for all their accomplishments!