Film Now: A Regional High School Film Festival

A Regional High School Film Festival

Sponsored by The Ambler Theater in Ambler, Pennsylvania

Germantown Academy Digital Media Curriculum

GA Digital Media Equipment List


  • Canon T3i
  • Canon 7D
  • Lumix G4
  • Black Magic Pocket Camera
  • Black Magic 2.5K Cinema Camera with an assortment of prime lenses
  • Canon XF205
  • Hero 2
  • Sony HDV FX-7
  • Assorted Canon HD Palmcorders
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision + Drone
  • DJI Osmo

Camera Support Systems

  • Tripods, Glidecam 2000, Slider, Dolly track system, Jib arm

Sound Production

  • Tascam DM-3200 Mixing Console with full automation
  • Tascam DR-100
  • Focusrite PreAmp
  • Microphone collection includes mics from Rode, MXL, Sony, Tascam & Audio 
  • Technica
  • Logic Audio utilized for tracking and mixing audio
  • Mac Pro Computers

Video Production Hardware and Software

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • All projects edited on iMac or Mac Pro computers.

Germantown Academy Digital Media Awards


Pennsylvania 10 Day Film Challenge

Everything We Dreamed Of – Audience Choice Award, Best Use of Sound, Best Overall Film, 7th Place (2016)

Killing Time – Best Opening Title Sequence, nominated (2016)

Decipio – Best Overall Film, 10th Place (2015)

Sketcher – Best Overall Film, 1st Place, Best Screenplay, and Best Use of Music (2014)

The Color of Blood – Best Overall Film, 3rd Place (2014)

10 Day Film Challenge National Championship

Sketcher – Best Use of Character and Best Use of Music; nominated for Best Film (2014)

Sketcher was also featured at both the 2014 Philadelphia Independent Film Festival and New York City Independent Film Festival.

Main Line Student Film Festival

Iced Tea – Best Overall Film, 1st Place (2010) 

Tumaini – Documentary, Honorable Mention (2010) 

Minnie Ripperton – Audience Award (2009)

Greenfield Youth Film Festival

Mis En Scene – Documentary, 3rd Place (2011)

Game Over – Experimental, 2nd Place (2011)