Congratulations to Meagan Arnold, winner of Best Student Film at the 2016 IndieCapitol Awards in Washington, DC. Her award winning film, Off the Field - A Documentary, also enjoyed a sold-out screening at Alamo Draft-house as well. Arnold designated that a portion of the proceeds from the screening benefited Sherando High School's Autism/ID program.
IndieCaptiol Awards is an annual awards ceremony that highlights the accomplishments of independent filmmakers throughout the Washington, DC/Metropolitan area. FAVS alum Shawn Leister-Frasier was also nominated in the category of Best Student Film for his work, Preflexia, which can be seen at the Best of FAVS at the Virginia Film Festival in November. FAVS student Alisa Posey's film, Earley, was nominated for Best Documentary Short, which will screen at the GMU Showcase at the Washington West Film Festival in October.