The Heroes at Home: The Untold Story
The Salado Film Squad won the inaugural state competition of the UIL Focus – Young Filmmakers Festival. Their documentary, “The Heroes at Home: The Untold Story,” was shown on April 16 at the Paramount Theater in Austin. Final awards were announced that evening at the premiere and The Heroes At Home: The Untold Story was the overall winner.
Members of the Salado Film Squad are:
Amy Manna, Director
Samantha Laurenson, Editor
Trey Berry, Producer
Roddy Noonan, Voice over Artist
Tim Cook, Sponsor
In the inaugural UIL Focus – Young Filmmakers Festival, 495 films were entered. Salado competed against 59 documentaries in Division 1 (A-AAA).
Films reaching the state final round were in alphabetical order:
- Argyle HS (3A) Destiny: A Game for the Ages
- Lampasas HS (3A) One Act Play Documentary
- Lytle HS (3A) The Story of Alamo Village
- Princeton HS (3A) Divorce
- Salado HS (2A) The Heroes at Home: The Untold Story
- Van HS (3A) A Story of Faith