Auggies Nominated for Film Work at Z Fest

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The competitive short film festival Z-Fest, hosted by Z Systems, announced this years nominations and among the nominations are two Augsburg alums and one current student!

Kobe Markworth (’22) was nominated for Best Actor, Best Fight Scene, and Best Audio/Sound Design for the film “The Dumpling”.

Thomas VandenDolder (’15) earned not one but two nominations for Cinematography for
“Peanut Butter and Jelly” directed by Vanessa M.H. Powers and “The Part We Keep” directed by Owen Royce.

VandenDolder was also nominated alongside Chance Reiniesch (’23) for Lighting on “Peanut Butter and Jelly”.

Z Fest will hold a Best of Fest Screening on Friday May 12th at the Emagine Theater in Willow Creek. The Best of Fest Awards ceremony happens on May 19th.

We are so pleased to see our students and alum working together and sharing the love of film!

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