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!
Every student is welcome to explore and develop their film-making skills. Or, for greater depth, consider our Visual Arts Conservatory opportunities.
With student films, red carpet, professional judges and lots of awards — the 5th annual Kalos Film Festival this weekend was a huge success and another big step forward in the Valor film program! The level of filmmaking at Valor has improved over the years, but this show in particular well exceeded all expectations. Ranging […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]