Talent show and film festival this week

Published on: April 07, 2008

Check out college and high school talents with the Hollywood Boulevard talent show April 11 and the Quack Attack Film Festival April 12.

HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD STUDENT TALENT SHOW

How would you like to attend a red carpet event right in the Cy-Fair community? Check out the “Hollywood Boulevard” annual student talent show set April 11 at Lone Star College-CyFair.

“Come see the talent of our red carpet celebrities and rising stars as they vie for great prizes on our Main Stage Theatre,” said Holly Williams, Student Activities Program Manager. “Admission is free and there will be something for everyone to enjoy.”

This evening of entertainment will feature dancing, singing, piano playing, comedy acts, and more.

Talent show winners will receive trophies and other prizes. There will be refreshments at the conclusion of the program.

The talent show is set for 6 p.m. in the Main Stage Theatre on the Barker Cypress campus at 9191 Barker Cypress. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and limited seating is available.
 
For information, call the LSC-CyFair Student Activities Department at 281-290-3270.

QUACK ATTACK FILM FESTIVAL

Whose film will win the coveted Golden Duck Award? Find out when the winner is announced April 12 at the community Quack Attack Film Festival.

“Come enjoy a night of fun and imagination at Lone Star College-CyFair,” said David Potts, video production professor. “We will show the ‘best of’ among all the five-minute film submissions, the audience will vote on their favorite film and then the Golden Duck Award winner will be unveiled.”

Area high school students are competing in competition categories that include: Drama, Comedy, Public Service Announcements, Action, Documentary, Horror, Science Fiction, Romance, Animation and News Packages. A jury of entertainment industry professionals judged the work of these future film-makers on the basis of: Creativeness, Sound, Cinematography and Special Effects.
  
“The Lone Star College-CyFair Video Production Club is hosting this film festival as a way to give back to the community,” said Potts, who’s offering Video Studio Production; Lighting for Video or Film, and Digital Video, this fall. “In addition, the festival gives future film makers of America a chance to participate, compete and win a trophy.” 

The film festival will be held at 7 p.m. in the Main Stage Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts building on the Barker Cypress campus at 9191 Barker Cypress.

For event information, call Potts at 281-290-3292 or e-mail him at David.Potts@lonestar.edu.