updated 9:52 PM EDT, Mar 26, 2015
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The Heroes at Home: The Untold Story

The Salado Film Squad reached the state final round of competition of the UIL Focus - Young Filmmakers Festival. Their documentary, “The Heroes at Home: The Untold Story,” will be shown on April 16 at the Paramount Theater in Austin. Final awards will be announced that evening at the premiere.


Members of the Salado Film Squad are:

Amy Manna, Director

Samantha Laurenson, Editor

Trey Berry, Producer

Roddy Noonan, Voice over Artist

Tim Cook, Sponsor

In the inaugural UIL Focus - Young Filmmakers Festival, 495 films were entered.  Salado competed against 59 documentaries in Division 1 (A-AAA).

Films reaching the state final round were in alphabetical order:

  1. Argyle HS (3A)      Destiny: A Game for the Ages
  2. Lampasas HS (3A)  One Act Play Documentary
  3. Lytle HS (3A)        The Story of Alamo Village
  4. Princeton HS (3A)  Divorce
  5. Salado HS (2A)      The Heroes at Home: The Untold Story
  6. Van HS (3A)          A Story of Faith