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Look Up

Film of the Week

Everyone has dreams, but sometimes we need to let them go. Or better yet, give them to someone else.

Look Up was an official selection of NFFTY 2013 and was screened under the category of Bring the Kids. 

Look Up: Short Film from Jake Oleson on Vimeo.

About the team:

Jake_Oleson  Amanda_Prager_edited

Jake Oleson (top) is a writer, director, and cinematographer based in New Jersey. He has received various awards for his work including the “New Talent Award” at NFFTY (2012). Jake works across narrative, documentary, and music video disciplines and is always looking for new creative ways to tell a story. He will be attending Tisch School of the Arts at NYU in fall 2013.

Amanda Prager (bottom) is an award-winning filmmaker. She has won the WYFF Music Video Award, the Most Promising Young Filmmaker Award in the Action/Cut Film Festival, and she was a finalist in the Heartland Film Festival. She loves writing, poetry, reading, directing, and pole vaulting.


From NFFTY desk:

VitaminWater presents a new category, HUSTLE, for NFFTY 2014. This category accepts films that follow stories of an individual’s everyday hustle in the pursuit of passion or dream.

Submit to this category and stand a chance to win $5,000.

Find out more about this category on our submission page.

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