DMAD Senior’s Film Selected for PUSH! Film Fest

DMAD Senior’s Film Selected for PUSH! Film Fest

A film by Digital Media Art & Design rising Senior, Tessa Klingensmith, has been selected to screen at the PUSH! Film Festival in Bristol, TN/VA.  Klingensmith’s film, Go the Distance, is a visual adaptation of a song by the same name composed by Alan Menken with lyricist David Zippel .  It will be included in “Shorts” Block 2 on Saturday at 3pm, in the Paramount.

“PUSH! Film Festival is a first-year event that will take place on the weekend of June 12—14, 2015 in bustling Historic Downtown Bristol TN/VA. As a celebration of the cinematic and visual arts in the heart of the twin cities of Bristol, the festival will bring diverse films to our community and showcase the best regional filmmakers. PUSH! aims to expand the artistic image of our region, engage new audiences in the world of film, and inspire creativity in all of us. The festival will also play host to exciting parties and workshops for filmmakers and audience members alike. PUSH! will offer something for people of all ages; you won’t want to miss any of the three days of this unique cultural experience.” – PUSHFilmFest.com

Klingensmith is scheduled to complete her degree with a thesis body of work and exhibition in Spring 2016.  She also serves as the Photo Club president, is interning at the William King Museum of Art in Abingdon, VA, and works at Blackbird Bakery in downtown Bristol.