High Tech Film Students’ Moment in the Spotlight at Ridgewood Guild Int’l Film Festival

(Secaucus, NJ––February 1, 2021) Former HTHS film major Noelle White (‘20) and current film student Samiksha Thakur (‘22) were invited to discuss their work as auteurs with Jame Suozzo for the upcoming Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Coordinated by HTHS instructor Gregg Ascolese, the interview...

The High Tech Film Department Kicks Off First Annual HCST Film Festival

(Secaucus, NJ–May 29, 2019) The High Tech High School Film Department kicked of its first annual HCST Film Festival with award-winning feature filmmakers, Q & A sessions with Hollywood supporting actors, and, of course, screening of High Tech student films, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Jack of the Red Hearts by...Continue reading

Fourteen High Tech Students Receive Awards at This Year’s Hudson County Alliance of Teen Artists Student Art Expo

(Bayonne, NJ–May 9, 2019) Fourteen High Tech students earned recognition this year at the the annual Hudson County Alliance of Teen Artists Student Art Expo, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.The Top Honors Award went to Giselle Echeverria, a resident of Kearny, who will move on to the New Jersey State...Continue reading

High Tech Media Students Inducted into the Ridgewood Film Festival

(Ridgewood, NJ–April 24, 2019) The Ridgewood Film Festival recently inducted Jared Krinsky’s junior and senior media classes, as well as premiering two of their animations, The Missing Pin and Lip-sync Compilation, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The links to these animations can be found below: The Final Pin Interactive Media...Continue reading

National YoungArts Foundation Recognizes High Tech’s Carlos Hernandez and Tomoe Carr This Year

(Miami, FL–April 22-26, 2019) National YoungArts Foundation announced High Tech Graphic Arts major Carlos Hernandez, a resident of Jersey City, a finalist for Photography, while Dance major and North Bergen resident Tomoe Carr earned an honorable mention for Hip Hop this year, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Both Hernandez, named among...Continue reading

High Tech Students’ Film Takes First Place at Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival

(Baltimore, MD–April 13, 2019) High Tech High School students Cenera Davis of Jersey City, an Interactive Media major, and North Bergen resident Genesis Cevallos, a Programming major, took First Place for the Film Festival Choice Award for their collaborative film The Hungry Hedgehog at the 3rd annual Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella,...Continue reading

Three High Tech Students Recognized at the North New Jersey Affiliate of the Scholastic Art Awards

(Montclair, NJ--January 18, 2019) The North New Jersey affiliate of the Scholastic Art Awards has declared three High Tech students the recipients of Gold and Silver Key awards, as well as Honorable Mentions, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Graphic Arts major Carlos Hernandez, a senior and resident of Jersey City,...

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