News for April 2016

WWU Students Take Top Film Awards

Walla Walla University (WWU) students took top awards for a second year in a row at SONscreen Film Festival 2016 on March 31–April 2, 2016.

Grant Perdew, international communications graduate, won Best in Festival for his film The Exquisite Outdoors. This film also won top prize in the Best Dramatic Short category. Erik Edstrom, industrial design graduate, won Best Cinematography for that same film.

Edstrom and Jesse Churchill, a theology graduate, took the festival’s top award in 2015 for their film titled The Way.