Student Film Wins Best Drama in Monochrome Film Festival

Kelsey Ferrell Movie Clip

Motion pictures major Kelsey Ferrell recently won Best Drama in the Monochrome Film Festival. As a junior, Ferrell worked on this film in her Production I class alongside classmates Carter Bowden in motion pictures and James Krauland in audio engineering.

Her film, “Like You’re Dying,” features her sister Ainsley Ferrell as the star and shares the story of a young woman who navigates her life with cancer.

Ferrell’s film was originally accepted and featured in the Knoxville Film Festival in September of 2020 and was then nominated for and won Best Drama in the Monochrome Film Festival in November of 2020. The award-winning film “Like You’re Dying” can be viewed here.