Catonsville Middle, Perry Hall High students win BCPS Film Expo Poster Contest

TOWSON, MD—Blen Asaminew, a Grade 8 student at Catonsville Middle School, and Ajit Thapa Magar, a Grade 11 student at Perry Hall High School, have been named the winners of the 2024 Baltimore County Public Schools Film Expo Poster Contest. This year, BCPS students and staff could cast votes to select the winning posters. More than 570 votes were cast […]

2023 BCPS Film Expo honors 10 projects from 8 schools

TOWSON, MD—Several award-winning student films were showcased recently at the 2023 BCPS Film Expo. Held on May 16 at The Senator Theatre, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition. In its eighth year, the competition attracted 148 film and GIF entries from 27 schools, including the Virtual Learning Program. Ten films were selected as favorites by […]

Virtual Learning Program, Parkville High School students win BCPS Film Expo Poster Contest [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Mercy Nwachukwu, a Grade 12 student at Parkville High School, and Stella Sanft, a Grade 7 student in the Virtual Learning Program, have been named the winners of the 2023 Baltimore County Public Schools Film Expo Poster Contest. Printed versions of their posters will be displayed in middle schools and high schools across the county. The deadline for student […]

Governor Hogan announces $30 million in emergency relief for music, entertainment venues

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced $30 million in awards for more than 90 live music and performance venues, live entertainment promoters, and independently-owned local movie theaters whose operations have been impacted by COVID-19. “These awards will save hundreds of jobs and help many of Maryland’s entertainment venues sustain their operations until they can safely and fully reopen,” said […]

BCPS Film Expo showcased local student films

TOWSON, MD – Move over, famous movie directors.  It’s time to make room for Eli Golding of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. At the 2019 BCPS Film Expo, Golding won both Best in Show and Best Documentary. His documentary, Illustrating History, about locally based and internationally-known artist Balage Balogh, impressed judges and the audience with its sophistication […]

Parkville High School student wins top prize at BCPS Film Expo

In one documentary, art students shared favorite memories from their final high school field trip to Philadelphia. In another, art students described the supports they want from Baltimore County Public Schools to help them prepare for life as working artists. One student’s experimental film described a young man’s struggle to accept that he viewed the world only in slow motion. […]