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MFA Alumni Wins Film Festival Manupelli Award

Preview joanie award2

The 4th annual Ypsi 24 Hour Film Shootout invited filmmakers from Southeast Michigan to try to produce a short film in 24 hours and compete for $2,400 in cash awards.

This year’s contest happened October 3-4, and the winners were announced on Friday, October 9, 2015.

EMU Art Department alumni Joan Newberry received the Ann Arbor Film Festival Manupelli Award for her short film entitled I’m 28. See the full film on Vimeo here:

I’m 28