Northwestern High School TV Production Newsletter

December 2016



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5th Annual PGCPS Film Festival

It's that time of year again - let your creativity shine!

Students' Film Festival Entries 
Due to Mr. Lee for review by 

February 9th


Mr. Lee Submits Entries to County 
February 15th


Late or incomplete entries will NOT be accepted 


Screening Events 

March 21st 
(snow date 3/28/17)
Laurel HS, or Greenbelt Theatre, or Dr. Henry Wise, Jr. HS 


Film FestivalCelebration and Awards Ceremony:

April 26th 

at the  

American Film Institute (AFI)

8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Film Festival After Party for Winners and Parents

 (invited guests only)Friday April 28th, at Greenbelt Theatre 
6:30 - 8 p.m.


TV Production students have learned this semester...

Mechanical and optical special effects.


Multi-camera editing in Final Cut Pro.

How to useStoryboard Pro to create digital story-boards. 

 Familiarization withToon-Boom Animae Pro 3, a cartoon animation program.

 Operation of the Tri-caster 40SE and The Tri-caster 460 utilizing the virtual sets.

How to use the camera crane.

News and Events

Dear Yvette, 

Wondering what's going on in NHS TV Production?  Check out our calendar of events and latest news! 

 Happy Holidays!

The NHS TV Production Team



'Don't rain on my parade' - TV Production Students Cover Homecoming Week Events  

OK, it did rain on the parade, but TV Production students made the most of an otherwise festive week.  The school had a full slate of events including spirit week, the football game, and the Homecoming Dance.  Check out some of our Wildcat footage, interviews and photos.

'Spirit Week' by Max Velasquez, Ebony Jones, Jareyl Flores, and Abraham Olasupo-Adeyefa


'Class Pride' photos taken by Nathan Tablang.



NHS Sports Coverage


NHS sports is a source of Wildcats pride.  TV Production students frequently attend the games to practice their fundamental production techniques, as well as provide the school with an archive of sports footage.

'NHS Soccer Team' by Chuckii Faison



Spring Semester



1/12 at 6 p.m. 

VPA Open HouseRecruiting Event 

NHS Auditorium 

1/23-1/27 at 5 p.m.  

VPA Audition Workshops 

NHS Auditorium  

1/24 at 6 p.m. 

Creative Arts Honor Society Event  


Location TBD. 




2/11 at 7 p.m. 

VPA Choir and PG 

Philharmonic Concert  


NHS Auditorium

2/23 at 7 p.m. 

Soul Cafe Fundraiser 

NHS Cafeteria




4/4-7 at 4 p.m. 

Spring Theater Production 

 NHS Auditorium.

4/25 at 6 p.m.  


VPA Awards Dinner  


Location TBD.   



Prince George's County Public Schools Film Festival 

(check out last year's entries).  

Location:  American Film Institute,  8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring.  

4/26-28 at 7 p.m.

Spring Dance Performance

NHS Auditorium  




5/2-3 at 7 p.m.  

Spring Music Concerts 

NHS Auditorium.


5/5 at 5 p.m. 

VPA Senior Art Exhibition 

Location TBD 

5/9 at 7 p.m. 

TV Production Film


Location TBD