CofC student submits winning design for Spire Award

  • Thursday, April 4, 2013

College of Charleston student Allison Koch concepted and created the winning design for Charleston International Film Festival’s Spire Award. PHOTO PROVIDED

A senior and Studio Art major at the College of Charleston, Allison Koch, concepted and created the winning design for Charleston International Film Festival’s Spire Award. The award will be given annually during the festival to recognize those who exhibit the very best in the art of filmmaking and writing.

Chosen by the festival’s directors from more than a dozen award designs by College of Charleston students, Koch’s prototype truly captured the essence of the Spire, which alludes to Charleston’s iconic steeple-dotted skyline. Furthermore, the shape of a Spire demonstrates a reach for the skies, something the festival’s winning filmmakers and screenwriters truly embody.

Koch, who is from New Jersey, but grew up in North Myrtle Beach said she was influenced by art deco movie theatre architecture. “The geometric, streamlined look seemed to suit the award,” Koch said. Her piece evolved, however, as it developed. Koch explained, “the initial form I had in mind is not at all what I felt worked best in the end.”

The award will be cast in glass and given out for the first time during the 6th annual Charleston International Film Festival, April 24 - 28.

For having the winning submission, Koch will receive a cash prize of $500.

To learn more about Charleston International Film Festival or buy tickets, visit CharlestonIFF.org.

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