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AETN's 'Ghosts, Blood and Zombies 3' to premiere Oct. 31

Posted 25 Oct 2016

Arkansas's young filmmakers show off their spooky sides in 'Ghosts, Blood and Zombies 3: A Student Selects Halloween Special' premiering Monday, Oct. 31, at 9 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network.

Chosen from submissions to 'Student Selects' – an annual event that showcases the work of Arkansas's kindergarten through 12th grade filmmakers – 'Ghosts, Blood and Zombies' features the most frightening and hair-raising films for Halloween.

Student films chosen for this special broadcast include:

'Student Selects' is an annual event for students throughout Arkansas. Student filmmakers can submit their films and videos to AETN for possible broadcast and streaming on, and graduating seniors may compete for Thea Foundation scholarships in screenwriting, directing, editing and cinematography.

A complete list of film credits and submission guidelines can be found at All entries for 2017 must be submitted by Friday, March 31, in order to be considered for scholarships.

AETN supports, highlights and distributes young filmmakers handiwork in cooperation with the Thea Foundation, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the Arkansas Film Commission and the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute.

The Thea Foundation is a nonprofit, public foundation founded in 2001 by the parents of Thea Kay Leopoulos, Linda and Paul David Leopoulos. The founders and board of directors have adopted the mission of carrying Thea's legacy forward through advocating the importance of art in the development of youth through educational and promotional activities and to encourage individual participation in art through scholarship, partnership and other programs.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).