abovethelineOn September 28th, the latest crop of Theatre UAB student films was revealed to a packed house in the 2013 Above the Line Film Festival. Many of those involved received awards above and beyond the applause of the audience:
  • Best Film - "Simply Nice" - Directed and Written by Ashley Reiners
  • Best Music Video - "Every Beat" - Song by Shelia King and Trystan Matthews, Directed by Ashley Reiners and Produced by Patrick Cox
  • Best Original Score - "Help Yourself" - Score by Iron Giant Percussion, Directed by Jessica Chriesman
  • Best Actor - Joseph Bodkin in "Help Yourself," "Twisted Wonderland," and "Practice Makes Perfect"
  • Best Actress - Catie Cole in "From the One who Brought You World War II," "Every Beat," and "Simply Nice"
  • Best Screenplay - "Backfire" by Ashley Cowley, Tyler Harris, and Robert Coleman
all winnersOur congratulations to everyone! We are already looking forward to next year.

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