Film

Recognizing that film is an incredibly influential medium, Valor desires to offer student filmmakers an advantage in training, craft and visual story telling that allows them to truly use their gifts to transform culture for Christ!

Film Articles

Film Class Produces A Commercial

Recently, the Film 4 class had to opportunity to work with Mr. Joshua Anamier and Mr. John Deyoung to help produce a commercial for a Christian organization named JesusCares. The class learned new techniques of film as well as used their own techniques that they had learned from their years of experience in film. The… [more]

Film Class Attends Red Carpet Event

Valor’s advanced film class had the grand opportunity of attending Denver’s 39th Film Festival on opening night to watch La La Land. The film was directed by Damien Chazelle and starred Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Chazelle and Stone even attended the festival. The entire class was completely star struck with the entire event. The… [more]

Using Film to Send a Deeper Message

By Abby Hale In my independent study for Film II, I was instructed to write a one-page story that would eventually be turned into a script. For this project, I was the writer, producer, director, and cinematographer. It was obviously extremely challenging, but the end result was totally worth it. I want to make films… [more]

Advanced Film Carries Their Cross

    “I thought this was just going to be a normal film hike,” expressed  Junior Abby Hale, “The bagels the teachers brought were really misleading. We had no idea we were about to learn about the importance of storytelling in film production through Jesus’s crucifixion experience.   But then the teachers, Mr. Anamier and Mr…. [more]

KALOS FILM FESTIVAL 2016 RESULTS

What an exciting evening last night at the 2016 Kalos Film Festival.  The sold out red carpet event gave the Valor film students an amazing opportunity to grow in their craft.  The professional judges watched discussed and awarded the films the students have worked so hard to create.  These students will be the future producers,… [more]

Kalos Film Festival Rolls Out the Red Carpet

For months, Valor Arts + Media students have been hard at work writing, producing, directing and editing original short films. On Wednesday, March 2, the top ten entries will be unveiled to the community at the Kalos Film Festival. This is a red carpet event where our aspiring filmmakers benefit from a live audience, real-world feedback from… [more]

Scholastics Art & Writing competition names 7 award winners from Valor Christian

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition initiative for creative teens, are now accepting submissions from students across the country in grades 7–12. For 93 years, the Awards, presented by the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, have identified the early promise of some of our nation’s most… [more]