WestMONSTER Awards Close Out Titan Terror 4 Project

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Titan Terror Project Showcase and Award Ceremony took place today at 12:45 pm in Mueller Theater in the McKelvey Campus Center on the Westminster College campus, where the top 10 entries were viewed for the first time and the Grand Prize, Runner Up and Audience Choice winners were recognized and rewarded. This event was free and open to the public. Pizza was provided courtesy of Sodexo, and a number of free door prizes were handed out to audience members.

Entries were judged by two rounds of qualified judges on creativity, accordance with the Titan Terror Project theme to make a scary movie without the use of violence or gore, development of story, and production value.

The Grand Prize "Westmonster" award went to Power's Out, by Rob Poling and The Lads Production Team.

"When the power goes out in a Westminster town house, it's up to 4 friends to make sense of things. But when they start hearing noises, and other strange things start happening, it really starts to get serious."

They have been awarded over $528 worth of prizes, including:

  • A Single-Cup Keurig Machine
  • Tuscany gift certificate
  • Springfield gift certificate
  • Crane Room gift certificate
  • A VISA gift card
  • Valentino's Pizza certificate
  • Westminster College "Old Main" lithographed mirror
  • Fractured Grape t-shirt
  • Mugsie's gift certificate
  • Edward's gift certificate

The Runner-Up "Westmonster" award went to Pictures, by Daniel Trotter, and the Bearsharktopus Production team from nearby Grove City High School.

"When awakened by a horrifying nightmare, do whatever it takes to feel safe and sound. However when what we need goes missing, don't expect it to be found."

They have been awarded over $289 worth of prizes, including:
  • Celebrity Series tickets
  • Tuscany gift certificate
  • Gorilla Joe gift certificate
  • Gorilla Joe example t-shirt
  • Pizza Joe's gift certificate
  • Emily Martin Photography gift certificate
  • Valentino's Pizza certificate
  • Fractured Grape female t-shirt

The Audience Choice "Westmonster" winner was also Power's Out, by by Rob Poling and The Lads Production Team.. This team was voted on by the live audience at the showcase using immediate audience response clicker technology.

They have been awarded over $200 worth of prizes, including:
  • Celebrity Series tickets
  • Tuscany gift certificate
  • Pizza Joe's gift certificate
  • Kailen Feidler ZUMBA gift certificate
  • Nicole Richards Photography prize
  • Tanning package

The rest of the top ten finalists included:
  • The Video Project - Taylor Heinrich & Soft Serve Productions
  • The Woman in White - David Wright &  Standish Studios
  • The Good Slasher Rises - Liam Halferty Productions
  • Meatheads - Liam Halferty Productions
  • Momma Orange Gets Her Revenge - Tyler Miller and Ty Productions
  • Shadow - Layla Rose and Rose & Thorn Studios
  • Slaphappy - David Wright and Standish Studios
  • Countdown - Lucas Zenobi and The Empire

You can view all of the top 10 entries, including the award winners at the Westminster AV Facebook page. Visitors are encouraged to click "LIKE" for the selection they believe deserves to win the Facebook Fan Favorite prize. Voting will continue through Halloween night, with the winner earning a $25 gift certificate from the The Crane Room Grille .

Also, an archival feed of the entire showcase, produced by WCN, can be seen at WCNlive.com. Once on the site, look under "Recent Results" for the "Titan Terror Project 4."

This event, and all AV Week events would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:

Springfield Group;  Armstrong Cable;  Westminster College Information Systems;  Emily Martin Photography;  Edward's Restaurant & Lounge; Pizza Joes; Sodexo; Westminster College Celebrity Series; Zumba with Kailen Fiedler; Mona's Chocolates; WCN; Titan Radio 88.9 FM; Mugsies; Gorilla Joe Printing Company; Hermitage Starbucks; Pittsburgh Tech Shop; South Beach Tanning; Panasonic; Nicole Richards Photography; Tuscany Square; New Wilmington Dollar General; Dobil Laboratories; Valentino's New York Style Pizzeria; Crane Room Grille; Crestron; Troxell; and Fractured Grape Winery. 

Please join us in applauding today's winners and all the contestants of the Titan Terror Project! Keep an eye out for information on TTP5, coming in 2014!
The Titan Terror Project is collaboratively hosted by WCN (Westminster Cable Network), Titan Radio (88.9 FM) and Audio Visual Services.

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Most of the capacity crowd arrived early to get a good seat and enjoy free pizza.

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The Lads winninig production team took home both the Grand Prize and Audience Choice awards

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The Bearsharktopus Production Team captured the Runner-up prize.

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A still frame from the Grand Prize winner

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