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Jaden Ventura

About Jaden Ventura

“My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you’ve got to be a filmmaker.” – Robert Wise Jaden Ventura, begins his senior year with an ambitious drive, focused on expanding his horizon, and creating memorable content. Deciding to pursue filming through journalism opened innumerable opportunities and experiences. Last year alone, Jaden aided in creating The Feather’s suicide P.S.A. and filmed members in the community performing selfless acts in homeless shelters. Jaden aspires to attend NYU and major in film and new media. Over the four years of publications experience, he earned multiple CSPA Gold Crown awards, and an NSPA Online Pacemaker. Jaden aims to develop and mentor the 2017-18 video team throughout the year. He currently retains over 300 hours of community work, serving as a tech leader on the worship team at church. Jaden plans to eventually become an accomplished freelance videographer, pursuing and capturing stories that impact others. The author can be reached via email: Jaden Ventura, Instagram, and Twitter.

Seniors spoof The Parent Trap at 2018 NOTS

By |2018-10-31T09:16:06-07:00April 13th, 2018|Videos 2017-18|

As the second semester continues, recently finished student-produced spoofs of popular films premiered during Night of the Stars (NOTS), April 6 at Wolf Lakes. NOTS is an annual tradition celebrated at Fresno Christian’s formal since the 1990-91 school year. During this week, the 2018 NOTS movies are being published on The Feather Online. This year the freshmen remade ‘Nacho Libre’; sophomores; ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’; juniors, ‘McFarland’; and seniors ‘Senior Trap’, a spin-off of ‘Parent Trap.’ The movies will be shown at #FCNOTS, April 6.

NOTS Promo 2018

By |2018-04-11T08:26:10-07:00April 5th, 2018|Videos 2017-18|

As the second semester continues, students and staff anticipate viewing student produced spoofs of popular films. Check out a promo video for the NOTS movies. This year the freshmen remade ‘Nacho Libre’ sophomores, ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,’ juniors, ‘McFarland’ and seniors ‘Senior Trap’ a spin-off of ‘Parent Trap.’ The movies will [...]

FC Underground 2017-’18, No. 27

By |2019-05-09T13:09:14-07:00April 4th, 2018|Videos 2017-18|

This is the 26th episode of FC Underground, 2017-’18, covering the week of March 27 – March 31, 2018. FC Underground is a weekly vlog co-hosted by junior Alexander Rurik, senior Cayla Rivas, sophomore Logan Lewis and junior Kamryn Schultz, filmed and edited by senior videographer Jaden Ventura. This vlog shares weekly news from the campus of Fresno Christian High School. The editors and film staff welcome additions, suggestions, and events to cover or promote each week. The Feather editors are back from NYC after earning a Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Gold Crown, March 16.  Please email thefeather@fresnochristian.com, drop a note in advisers Greg Stobbe or Kori Friesen’s office box or bring your suggestion to the publication lab. The list of all events discussed in the video can be found down below.

FC Underground 2017-’18, No. 26

By |2018-04-11T08:26:57-07:00March 19th, 2018|Videos 2017-18|

This is the 26th episode of FC Underground, 2017-’18, covering the week of March 19 – March 23, 2018. FC Underground is a weekly vlog co-hosted by junior Alexander Rurik, senior Cayla Rivas, sophomore Logan Lewis and junior Kamryn Schultz, filmed and edited by senior videographer Jaden Ventura. This vlog shares weekly news from the campus of Fresno Christian High School.

Feather Takes New York 2018: Day 5 Recap

By |2018-04-11T08:27:21-07:00March 15th, 2018|Videos 2017-18|

With spirits high from the day before, Feather staffers enter the second day at the CSPA convention with a bright perspective, March 15. Not only did The Feather engage with other students throughout the five sessions offered today, but they also taught two sessions.

Feather Takes New York 2018: Day 4 Recap

By |2018-04-12T08:35:20-07:00March 15th, 2018|Videos 2017-18|

After completing the majority of touring for the week, Feather staffers and advisers hopped on the NY metro and hurried down to Columbia University to attend the first day of the 94th annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Convention, March 14. The Feather has attended the spring CSPA conference since 1998 and has earned five CSPA Gold Crown awards in a row. Students from across the nation attend to hear from a variety of speakers with real-world experience in print publications, online newspapers, magazines, yearbooks, photography and videography. Feather adviser Kori Friesen taught the class, Photojournalism: Your Image as a Hook, during the first session time from 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Over 85 students and advisers attended to gather various bits of information regarding photography. Margaret Sorrows, a speaker at CSPA, worked 36 years as a teacher/advisor and was the 2014 JEA Yearbook Adviser of the Year. She spoke about The Art of Storytelling and how it affects today’s society. “I’m interested in storytelling because you’re creating a history of our country,” Sorrows said. “Whatever time that you’re telling stories of is apart of the history of our country and that’s very important to me. We can also learn from each other through storytelling. It is how we are going to understand and learn from each other and to make the world a better place.”

Feather Takes New York 2018: Day 2 Recap

By |2018-03-14T00:08:55-07:00March 12th, 2018|Videos 2017-18|

Following the previous day’s five hour flight and a day exploring the streets of New York City, the 2018 NYC Feather team saw the Big Apple from a morning nautical tour and witnessed the sunset skyline from the Rockefeller Center. The staff embarked on a nautical sightseeing tour, given by Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises. Since 1945, the company provides 60 million passengers with a sightseeing cruise of New York Harbor.   Cruise commentator David Parker states that on the cruise, viewers see a third of Manhattan’s landmarks. He explains why Circle Line Sightseeing cruises are unique to other tours.

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