3 of 4 Filmmaking Awards at GCDS Film Festival to go to SHG Filmmakers

3 of 4 Filmmaking Awards at GCDS Film Festival to go to SHG Filmmakers

Greenwich Country Day School held its inaugural Fairfield County Flix Fest film festival on May 6, 2022. Three of the four "best of" awards were given to Sacred Heart Greenwich filmmakers. All of the finalists in the documentary and PSA categories were from Sacred Heart. Winners won a cash prize.

In addition to screening the films, attendees heard from guest speaker David Levien, a screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist. He is co-creator, executive producer, and showrunner of Showtime's Billions, along with Brian Koppelman.

Congratulations to the following students:


Best Animation, Elisa Taylor, "Bento Love


Best Documentary, Emily Sedgwick, "It’s About What You Do"

Official Selection, Catherine Baranello, “American Dream” 

Official Selection, Nadia Borja and Jacqueline Franco, “Happy Here

Official Selection, Dylan Drury and Kaitlyn Langer, “Through the Eyes of a Broadcaster

Official Selection, Charlotte Fallon and Annie Hamilton, “Pedaling from a Different Perspective

Official Selection, Kate Gillespie, “Baseball for All” 

Official Selection, Cait Haggerty, “Commendable Cafe” 

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Best PSA, Jhonni Dixon and Advika Dushyanth, “The Algorithm

Official Selection, Sarah Boutelle and Cailin Gordon, “What’s Your Emergency

Official Selection, Ella Breitenbach, “Candy

Official Selection, Maeve Dempsey and Olivia Leahy, “On Impact

Official Selection, Daphne Fallon and Emma Langer, “Precious Time

Official Selection, Emily Sedgwick and Kelsey Wilkens, “Alphabet Soup

Official Selection, Morgan Sfreddo, “Hidden Forces

Official Selection, Amy Walsh, “Blink


Official Selection, Annie Cornell, "A Girl's Best Friend"

Official Selection, Devan Jordan, Jane Murphy, and Julia Pujadas, "The Sun and the Moon"

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