Tanner Smith, 2010 graduate of Manila High School, has been named the winner of the 2010 ArkanSTAR! Award.
T Tauri holds workshops for young filmmakers each summer on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Tanner served as a teaching assistant at this year's script to screen camp.
The final screening and awards segment of the T Tauri Youth Film Festival were held Saturday, July 31, at UACCB's Independence Hall. Two of Tanner's films, "Second Chance" and "We are the Future of the Movies" were official selections of T Tauri's film festival, chosen from among 144 entries from 17 states and Canada, and both were screened during the festival.
Tanner also writes movie reviews for T Tauri's website, www.ttauri.org/galaxy.