TTC’s Film and Media Art ’s 2021 Film Practicum class film “The Flip Side” was an official selection for the recent 16th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival . The film was also nominated for Best Musical Score (score by Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish). BIFF is an acclaimed film festival with an international reputation. Film Instructor Tim Fennell, along with key actors, crew and students, attended the Feb. 25 screening and took to the stage to answer questions about the film and their work on the production Among the approximately 300 festival attendees were a large contingent of TTC students and staff who made the trip to see the 17-minute film. During the three-week Film Practicum Class (FLM 269) in May students get to experience prepping and filming a scripted short film. Tim wrote “The Flip Side” screenplay and hopes the film will be screened at festivals all over the state and beyond.
Trident Technical College employees and students brought home two major awards from the S.C. Technical Education Association conference held in Myrtle Beach Feb. 17-19. The college’s Student American Dental Hygiene Association won first place and $500 for its Oral Health-Underserved/At-risk Population Student Community Involvement Project. The Student Community Involvement Project Competition recognizes technical college student organizations, clubs or classes for excellence and professionalism in the area of community service and engagement. The Innovative Global Manufacturing Partnership Team of of Robert Elliott, Tim Fulford, George Greene, Randy Grimes, Jason Harvey, Stephen Mason and Zachary Weaver won the A. Wade Martin Innovation Team of the Year Award and $1,000. The Technical College System Foundation presents the A. Wade Martin Innovation Team of the Year Award to recognize a team of people who work interdependently and innovatively to meet changing needs and make a significa