Film Commission Awards 2020 Scholarship to Reyna Bautista Gonzalez

Posted on May 12th, 2020 by Monterey County Film Commission

The Monterey County Film Commission, located in the Lighthouse District, is pleased to announce that Reyna Bautista Gonzalez, a student majoring in Cinematic Arts & Technology at CSUMB, is the winner of the 2020 Monterey County Film Commission's Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award.

Reyna is originally from Whittier. She'll use the $2,000 award to to pay for special effects and music rights in post-production for her film short, Prism, a dark comedy in which a seemingly normal dinner party unravels into a sinister affair. She also plans to use the funds to enter the short into film festivals.

In addition, another CSUMB student, Kristin Rebozzi of Morgan Hill, received a $1,000 special award to go towards her senior thesis film to be shot later this year. She is in pre-production and plans to use Monterey County locations as she works with a student collaborator on her narrative short film.

For more information on the scholarship fund, please phone MCFC at 831-646-0910.