Past Successful Graduates
Kari BarberSchool: American University
Field of Studies: Environmental Documentary
Website Reference: http://bakingalaska.com/
Major Achievements: Kari Barber earned the Award of Excellence in the BEA faculty documentary short form competition for the film she produced for her MFA thesis, "Baking Alaska" about two Southern sisters who pursue a dream of opening a bakery all the way to Homer, Alaska. The film has also won the Short Documentary Award Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, the Trail Dance Film Festival, it was an Official Selection in the USA Film Festival, the Anchorage Film Festival, the Sedona Film Festival and the Gasparilla International Film Festival. It Won Rudy Mountain Film Festival, the Pro-Am Documentary category in the Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival, and a Peer Gold Award from TIVA-DC.
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