Notch, a senior film major in Elon's School of Communications, won
two Communicator Awards for his film "Timescape: Sydney."
He was presented with an Award of Distinction (finishing in the
top 5 percent of entries) for Creativity/Cinematography, and an
Award of Distinction in the Low-Budget Film category. His time-lapse
venture into one of the world's most fascinating cities is also
entered in several other competitions.
A Texas native,
Notch lived in California for a time before enrolling at Elon. He
worked there as a model and actor and did some cinematography and
special-effects work. While enrolled at Elon, he spent most of last
year in Australia, working for 20th Century Fox and attending the
University of New South Wales.
Notch is spending
Winter Term in New York City, working for Cabin Creek, Barbara Kopple's
feature documentary production company. He is getting the chance
to help with the final stages of pre-production work on several
documentaries for which principle photography is expected to begin
in the next few weeks.