Wayne: My Grandpa's Story

Docu-Drama Short - 2018

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From growing up in an orphanage, through addiction, trials, and eventually finding redemption, and the love of a Father - the story of my Grandpa, Ralph Wayne Koceja, will captivate, move, and inspire you.

- Andrew Snow

Filmed over the course of 8 months during Andrew's senior year at the Academy of Arts Christian Conservatory. This was Andrew's bachelor's project, and was written, directed, and edited by Andrew.

Shot on RED Weapon & Scarlet Dragon Cameras with Rokinon Cine Primes & Canon L series zoom lenses. Sound recorded on Zoom F8 using Rode NTG 4+ & RodeLink microphones.

AWARDS/HIGHLIGHTS

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Christian Worldview Film Festival & Filmmakers Guild - 2019

Best Documentary

Runner-Up

Christian Family Film Festival - 2019

Official Selection

International Christian Film & Music Festival - 2019

Most Inspiration Documentary

Nominated

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The Drummer Boy

Historical Short - 2017

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"The Drummer Boy" is a student film from The Academy of Arts Christian Conservatory & Venture Films that both Andrew & Nadia were priveliged to be a part of.

Directed by Heather Terpenning, "The Drummer Boy" is inspired by the riveting true story Charlie Coulson, a

boy who must have his leg amputated. Amazed by Charlie's faith and steadfastness in the face of death, many in the camp - including the hardened doctor Max Rosvally - are changed forever.

AWARDS/HIGHLIGHTS

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Reedy Reels Film Festival - 2017

Official Selection

Christian Family Film Festival - 2017

Best Historical Short

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Venture Films/The Academy of Arts

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The Lions of Trondheim

Historical Short - 2017

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"The Lions of Trondheim" is a student film from The Academy of Arts Christian Conservatory & Venture Films that both Andrew & Nadia were priveliged to be a part of.

"The Lions of Trondheim" was Andrew's directorial debut, in addition to adapting the story for film, with the help of teacher, Nicole Stratton.

 

In Norway, 1940, under the oppression of the Nazi invasion, Peter Whist (Sam Singleton) must make a decision that seems impossible. Someone on the inside is betraying the Norwegian Resistance to the Gestapo, but who?

 

Should Peter side with his uncle Olaf? (Zac Johnson) Or will he take a stand with Pastor Torvald? (Craig Robertson)

 

"Their rulers had fled, and their people were left to face the Nazis alone, and unprotected. But some refused to bow their knee to the German invaders. Some chose to fight, some chose to hide, they chose to resist!"

AWARDS/HIGHLIGHTS

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Reedy Reels Film Festival - 2017

Best Student Film

Christian Family Film Festival - 2017

Official Selection

FAM Fest Intl. Film Festival - 2017

Best Actor  in a Short Film: Sam Singleton

Nominated

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Facebook Page:

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Venture Films/The Academy of Arts

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