Mason Greer, Taylor Bluemel, and Tristan Bennett Win at Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival

Posted on Monday, May 9th, 2016

Electronic Media students Mason Greer and Taylor Bluemel  won a Gold Eddy award for their film "Remember Me Not" in the Student Long category at the Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival.

Electronic Media student Tristan Bennett won a Gold Eddy award in the Student Freestyle category at the Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival for his film "Fuel."

taylor bluemel and mason greer

Photo: Taylor Bluemel (left) and Mason Greer (center) set up a shot for "Remember Me Not," a film created in a class taught by visiting Hungarian film director Ferenc Török

 

 

Remember Me Not

Student Long
RUN TIME: 0:21:34
RATING: PG-13

CREDITS:
Mason Greer - Writer, Producer
Mason Greer, Taylor Bluemel - Directors
Chance Ingles, Madison Fairbanks - Actors
Blockhead Productions - Production Company

SYNOPSIS:
Mark believes his dementia stricken father is better off in a home, his sister Erin believes other wise. When the two siblings collide for the first time in years it raises the most important question, "What would dad have wanted?"

IOWA CONNECTION:
Mason Greer was born and raised in Iowa City, Iowa. Taylor Bluemel has a permanent home in Iowa City, Iowa. All cast and crew natives of Iowa and are students at the University of Northern Iowa. The older actor (Doug Shaw) is a professor at the University of Northern Iowa. The film was shot and produced in Cedar Falls Iowa and takes place in Iowa.
 

Fuel

Student Freestyle
RUN TIME: 0:03:13
RATING: PG-13

CREDITS:
Tristan Bennett - Director, Producer, Actor

SYNOPSIS:
"Fuel" is a short interpretive abstract film that seeks to comment on our use and abuse of fuel in the world, among other substances, all through the simple medium of a plain old cup of coffee.

IOWA CONNECTION:
Tristan Bennett was born in Marion, Iowa and have lived there all his life. Tristan Bennett currently attends the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and is a member of the Electronic Media Program there. The film was shot and produced in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
 

Film synopses from http://www.crifm.org/aboutfilms.html