ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

  • 2019/2020 Honour Roll Recipient (GPA 3.75 or 5.875 IB)

  • 2019 Spanish Award Recipient (Highest Achieving Spanish Student in class)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Best High School Film, Ogeechee History Film Festival (9)

  • Rising Star Award, One Race Film Festival (9)

  • People Choices Nominee, Kids Film It Festival (9)

  • 2nd Place High School Documentary, CineStudent Film Festival (9)

  • Official Selection, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Voices of Hope Student Film Festival (9)

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES​

  • 10th Grade Student Leader (Council Rep)

  • Stage Manager for BH Theatre Production of "The Wizard of Oz"

  • Film Club (9) Film Club Head (10)

  • JV Volleyball (9)

  • Piano Soloist (9) (10)

  • BH Global Leaders Asia Participant (9)

  • Big Sister/Little Sister (9) (10)

  • Junior Homework Helpers (9)

  • Duke of Edinburgh Intermediate Portage Participant

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES​

  • Phillip Aziz Hospice Volunteer (2018-present)

  • Great Lakes Hospice Volunteer (2016-2018)

 

FILMMAKING WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2018 – 2019: Resident Filmmaker for Philip Aziz Hospice, created training and promotional videos for the Hospice, Continued Living History Short Film Project

  • 2016-2017: Archival Filmmaker for Great Lakes Hospice, created short films of Hospice Patients for their families, Started Living History Short Film Project

  • 2013-Present: Promotional Video Producer for the family business on Social Media

 

OTHER CREATIVE ENDEAVORS:

  • 2019: Performed role of Shelby in Steel Magnolias at Stratford CIS Drama Festival

  • 2019: Performed as part of clown team “Barry and Derry” 

  • 2015: Awarded 2nd place Junior Prep, Baldassare International Composition Competition, Cleveland Institute of Music, for her original composition for piano  “Magical Roller Coaster”

  • 2014: Awarded 2nd place Junior Prep, Baldassare International Composition Competition, Cleveland institute of Music, for her original composition for piano “Winter Wishes”

  • 2013: Original Piano Composition “Sea Life Trilogy” included in Piano Recital magazine

FILMMAKING EXTRACURRICULARS and CLASSES

  • 2019: Attended NYFA LA, 6 week Filmmaking 16mm and HD seminar, completed 3 short films

  • 2019: Screenwriting MasterClass with Tom Benderek, focused on scripts for short films

  • 2018-Present: Active Member of L.I.F.T (Liaison of Independent Filmmaking Toronto), frequently participated in industry workshops to improve skills including: Camera Theory, Intro to Independent Filmmaking, The Art of the Interview, Beginning and Intermediate Premier Pro)

  • 2014-2017:  Attended Interlochen Arts Academy Cinema Program, worked with team to write and direct several film shorts

© 2019 by S. Zawadzki