Horizons (the movie)

A Still from Horizons


The film, Horizons, a collaboration between Waschka and director Zlatko Cosic, has won another prize, this time at the Stella Artois St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase. Horizons screened on July 21, 2010 at the festival in St. Louis, Missouri and took First Place in the Computer Animation category. Horizons was a prize winner at the Macon Film Festival (February 18-21, 2010) where it received its world premiere and won 2nd Place in the Experimental Category.  It won 1st Place in the Experimental Category at th Sunscreen Film Festival (April 14-18, 2010) in St. Petersburg, Florida.  It has been screened as an official selection at more than 20 film festivals worldwide. The Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples, Italy selected Horizons for inclusion in its permanent collection.

"We feel very fortunate that the film has been so well received in so many different places around the world," Waschka said. 

Cosic works at Washington University in St. Louis and for a St. Louis television station. Waschka is Professor of Arts Studies at North Carolina State University.


1st Prize in the Experimental Category, Sunscreen Film Festival

1st prize in the Computer Animation Category, Stella Artois Filmmakers Showcase

Selected for the permanent collection of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Italy  

2nd place in the Experimental Category, Macon Film Festival

Horizons Screenings: 

1. Preview: The Association of Moving Image Archivist (AMIA) Conference, St. Louis Cinema on the Edge, Nov. 6, 2009. 

World Premiere: Macon Film Festival, February 18-22, 2010. Wins 2nd place in the Experimental Category.

2. Cox Capitol Theatre, Macon, Friday, February 19, 2010.

3. Macon Marriott City Center, Macon, Saturday, February 20, 2010.

 4. Australian Premiere: Byron Bay International Film Festival, March 5-13, 2010.

5. SoundImageSound VII, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, March 26, 2010, 7:30pm.

6. Sunscreen Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Florida, April 18, 2010. Wins 1st Prize in the Experimental Category.

7. European Premiere: Herning International Short Film Festival, Herning, Denmark, May 7, 2010.

8. Performance and Intermedia Festival, Szczecin, Poland, June 19-20, 2010.

9. Stella Artois St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, St. Louis, MO, USA, July 21, 2010.  Wins 1st prize in the Computer Animation Category.

10. North Carolina Computer Music Festival, Raleigh, NC, USA, September 13, 2010. 

11. Webster University Film Series, St. Louis, MO, USA, September 23, 2010.

12. dokumentART Festival, Neubrandenburg, Germany and Szczecin, Poland, October 8-13, 2010.

13. St. Louis International Film Festival, November 11-21, 2010

14. 23rd Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Instants Vidéo Numériques et Poétiques, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France, November 13, 2010

15. New Music Circle Showcase, Steinberg Auditorium, Washington University, St. Louis, December 4, 2010, 7:30pm.

16. SEAMUS 2011, Gusman Auditorium, Miami, January 21, 2011. 

17. Magmart International Festival, in Naples, Italy, sponsored by the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, March 18, 2011.

18. Sonic Rain Festival at the University of Oregon, May 15, 2011.

19. Academic Film Center, Students' City Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia, June 22, 2011.

20. Banja Luka College, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Hercegovina, June 24, 2011.

21. Mid-East Premiere: Shams - The Sunflower in Beirut, Lebanon, August 31, 2011.

22. Waterpieces Contemporary Art and Videoart Festival, Riga, Latvia, September 8-10, 2011.

23. Atlanta Independent Film Month, Atlanta, Georgia, September 2011.

24. Electroacoustic Barn Dance festival, Fredericksburg, Virginia, October 27-29, 2011.

25. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Xochimilco  in Mexico City as part of the CologneOFF International nomadic festival, November 14, 2011.

26. Vegas Independent Film Festival in Las Vegas, November 16-20, 2011.

27. 24th Festival Les Instants Video. Instants Video Numeriques et Poetiques. Saint Denis, France, December 9-10, 2011.

28. Asian Premiere: Carnival of e-Creativity, in India as part of the CologneOFF nomadic festival, February-24-26, 2012.

29. VAFA (Video Art For All) Festival, Macau, China, Fundacao Oriente, December 22, 2012.  

30-32. VAFA (Video Art For All) Festival, Macau, China, Sky 21, December 24, 26, and 28, 2012.

33. Fresh Minds Festival, Texas A&M University, November 7, 2014. 

34. Hunt Library, North Carolina State University, daily presentation, February 17 - March 3, 2015.

35. Theatre, Eastern Illinois University, February 9, 2016.