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

Posted 24 Oct 2014

Arkansas's young filmmakers show off their spooky sides in "Ghosts, Blood and Zombies: A Student Selects Halloween Special" airing in two parts Friday, Oct. 31. A milder, half-hour selection of student films will air at 6:30 p.m., followed by an hour-long segment of more terror-inducing submissions at 10 p.m.

"Just in time for Halloween, these creepy-scary stories will absolutely make you shriek," AETN Director of Production Carole Adornetto said. "Clever ideas, skilled editing, cinematic videography and spot-on casting are the ingredients of this murky brew that will keep you on the edge of your seat!"

The segment at 6:30 p.m. will include:

The segment at 10 p.m. will include:

"Student Selects" is an annual event that showcases the works of K-12 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 2015 must be submitted by March 27 in order to be considered for scholarships.

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

The Arkansas PBS (AETN) 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. For more information, visit, or follow the AETN blog at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).