It was a big week for DGA as we attended the annual conference in Orlando, Florida for Winter 2013 AMTC SHINE. Convention dates were from Jan 1, 2013 – Jan 6, 2013 and our group consisted of 20 participants ranging in age from 5 to 46.
Congratulations on a job well-done in Orlando!! Our DGA group made a big hit at the event, with approximately 74% of the group receiving callbacks from national/international agencies. Flash Interviews also brought in additional callbacks for some of the group.
Top Honors went to the following people:
Spirit Award Winners: Bobby Orr, Krista Guttierrez, & Patrick Collier
Gospel Choir Performers: Seth Romines, Ellen Westerman, Bobby Orr
Acting Finale Showcase: Beth Ann Young, Camille Hardiman, Layten Moseley
New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts: Elise Redding – $10,000.00 scholarship winner
New York Film Academy Scholarship Winners: Elise Redding, & Seth Romines
20th Century Fox Recognition: Nathan Goff
Overall Finalists: Seth Romines, Jordan Sawyer, & Ellen Westerman
Overall Child Winner: Beth Ann Young
We were delighted to have so many finalists (top 10%) out of the approximately 550 contestants who attended. WOW!!! Congratulations again to every one, and thank you for representing DGA so well.