COMM, Not Cannes (quite yet)

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Winners ALL (from left): Jake Higbee, Lyle Keeble, Xavier Horkman, Amanda Jo Danihel, Ntxhee Yee Thao and Assistant Professor Bryan Carr.

Last Thursday, the first-ever COMM Week Film Festival debuted at The COMM Week Banquet.  The festival was the brain child of COMM Major Amanda Danihel. The winning entry, United ReSISTERS was written, directed and produced by the team of: Xavier Horkman, Lyle Keeble and Jake Higbee:

The Fruit Bowl
– written, illustrated and produced by Ntxhee Yee Thao – was first runner up.

If you want to play Hollywood Movie Critic, you can email Xavier:, or Ntxhee: Or, you can just say: Congratulations.

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4 Comments to “COMM, Not Cannes (quite yet)”

  1. thecommvoice says:

    Cannes is closer than you think… Congratulations!

  2. Ben says:

    Awesome to see a new competition that now involves Mass Media students in Comm Week!

  3. Dr. So What says:

    This showcase is great. It highlights student achievement and one of Professor Carr’s passions! Watch the videos. They are great.

  4. Shauna Froelich says:

    These films were a hidden gem of the evening! I appreciated the diversity and excellence in both films!

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