Ethanol Video Yields $1,000 For DMPS Filmmaker

IMG_9645The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently announced Helena Gruensteidl as the grand prize winner of the of their 6th annual “Fuel the Future” video contest.

Her cash prize comes this week after composing an animated, creative, and informative video entitled “Kirby’s Future.”  Kirby is a talking kernel of corn that aspires to become part of the ethanol industry.

Helena is a Roosevelt senior in the Central Campus Broadcasting and Film Program.  Now in her third year of enrollment, Helena is no stranger to the rewards and challenges of video production.  On this occasion she chose to voiceover and animate “Kirby” using a combination of industry programs like Photoshop, After Effects, and Adobe Premiere.

On the heels of her recent experience Helena said, “ I’m thankful for these authentic and professional experiences that have been integrated into the classrooms at Central Campus.  People I have never met before are thanking me for doing something I enjoy.”

Her video can be viewed here….

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