Film Festival


The Ezra Stiles Student Film Festival

Future event date TBA!

Official Rules: /sites/default/files/files/2015%20Stiles%20Film%20Festival%20Rules.pdf

Previous Festivals

2014 Ezra Stiles Film Festival

The Second Annual Ezra Stiles Student Film Festival took place on Tuesday, February 18 at 8:00pm in the Crescent Theater. Detailed rules and information can be found by clicking on the links below.  Prospective filmmakers are encouraged to take a look at the 2014 and 2012 films for ideas and inspiration!

2014 Program: /sites/default/files/files/2014%20Film%20Festival%20Program.pdf

Best Film: Rahul Kini for Grey “New” Havens

Best Film 1st Runner-Up:  John Griswold for John’s Travels

Best Musical Performance: Tear Drops on My Guitar by John Gonzales and Caitlin Pequinot


Best Film 2nd Runner-Up:  Rohan Goswami and Jacob Allen for Gravity

Best Director:  Rachel Yost-Dubrow for Monday Funday

Best Animated Film:  Ryan Cavataro for Ghost

Best Actor or Actress in a Lead Role:  Kendrick Kirk for Dining Hall

Best Actress or Actor in a Supporting Role:  Ethan Campbell-Taylor for John’s Travels and Monday Funday

The 2012 Ezra Stiles Film Festival

The First Annual Ezra Stiles Student Film Festival, co-sponsored by the Ezra Stiles Head of College Office and the Yale Student Technology Collaborative, took place on October 3, 2012.  Nine films by Stiles students and relating in some way to Ezra Stiles College competed for a variety of awards and prizes, including the coveted Golden Moose Award.  Special thanks to the esteemed panel of judges:  Marichal Gentry - Dean of Student Affairs, Susan Cahan - Associate Dean for the Arts, Ted Van Alst - Assistant Dean and Director of the Native American Cultural Center, Ronald Gregg - Senior Lecturer, Film Studies Department, Camille Lizarríbar – Dean of Ezra Stiles College.  A good time was had by all and planning is already underway for next year’s festival.  GFM – Get Filming Moose!

2012 Program: /sites/default/files/files/2012%20Film%20Festival%20Program.pdf

1st Place and winner of the Golden Moose:  Rahul Kini for Welcome Back 

2nd Place and winner of Best Stilestic Film:  Sue Li & Elisa Lin for Happy Together
3rd Place and winner of Best Musical and Best Costume:  The Frocos’ Frosh Induction Video - Lead filmmaker Laura Tunbridge
4th Place and winner of Most Inspirational:  The Moose Fairy - Lead filmmaker Deandra Tan 
Winner for Best Comedy:  Hangover Pills – Lead filmmaker Ilana Strauss 
Winner for Best Sound/Editing/Sound Editing:  Horror in the Stacks – Lead filmmaker Rachel Yost-Dubrow
Winner for Best Director:  Deandra Tan for A Sliver of Light (and overall for her two entries) 
Winner for Best Documentary:  Teach Me How to Hebrew – Rahul Kini
Winners for Best Newcomers:  Cowboys vs. Stilesians - Antonio Pitti, Arcadio Lizarríbar, Maxwell Van Alst, Thalia Pitti