Frances Capel ‘15 Recognized Internationally for Work on Short Film
Frances Capel ‘15 recently worked on a short film that has been selected for film festivals around the world! Working out of West Hollywood, Calif., Frances did the makeup, styling, and provided directorial assistance for the Young Actors Theater Camp’s short film “Monoceros Lex”, directed by Nathan Adloff. Since its release, “Monoceros Lex” has been selected by Italy’s Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival, Chicago’s Reeling Film Festival, L.A. Shorts International Film Festival, Monterey’s Monarch Film Festival, the Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and the St. Louis International Film Festival. During her time at VES, Frances benefited from a robust arts program and working alongside teachers such as Mrs. Burton, who push students to think creatively, strive for excellence in the arts, and reach their potential as creators. Now Frances is using her skills to spread a message of acceptance and encouraging individuals to embrace our differences.