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Directed by Student Vito Rowlands, Into the Silver Ether will screen at 2020 Raindance Film Festival. Congratulations to Vito and all of the Feirstein Students involved! 


Genre: horror


Logline: New York, 1927. An aspiring model goes to have her picture taken.



Writer, director, editor: Vito A. Rowlands.

Producers: Vito A. Rowlands and Courtney Wells

DP: Thomas Heban

Composer: Jordan Dykstra

1st ADs: Xavier Rogers and Morgan Green

Gaffer: Luke Kao

1st AC: Gregory John Fitton

Key grip: Wade Smith


Stay tuned for more information about the screening! 


In meantime, read Vito’s student spotlight about his experience at Feirstein!

Congratulations to our Feirstein students for the recent festival success of the PW3 film First They Came for My Mother! The film has just been accepted in the official selection of 4 festivals:


The Montreal Independent Film Festival

The Official Latino Film and Arts Festival

The TIDE Film Festival

The First Time Filmmaker Sessions


FTCFMM is a short film about immigration and the importance of family and communities to face common problems. It stars Danni, a young girl, who has to take care of her little sister and execute her mother´s emergency plan in order to find out where the Immigration Services have taken her.  


This short film, written by Karina Hurtado and directed by Rafael Alvarado Martin, was produced as part of a Production Workshop class at Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.



Director / Producer: Rafael Alvarado Martín

Original Screenplay: Karina Hurtado

Cinematographer: Fawwaz Allie

Editor: Francisca Wistuba

Color Grading: Aaron Chieply

Sound Design and Music Score: Joe Tisdall

Stay tuned for more information about the screenings!