Alumni filmmakers Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims discuss CalArts
December 5, 2012
Filmmakers Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims Talk Their Debut Documentary 'Only the Young'
Even in your early 20s, it’s interesting to look back on those hazy days of adolescent ennui where the world felt infinitely smaller and less consequential. Peering back at high school, the world moved much slower, the future was completely uncertain, and perhaps that was the only time when that felt okay. Thinking to then, I process those times with a mix of nostalgia and pleasure in knowing that adulthood offers an entirely new sense of freedom that one only dreams about at that age. But however you see it, those years are a defning time of change and seminal in one’s life, and with Elizabeth Mims and Jason Tippet’s debut documentary feature, Only the Young, the filmmaking duo have managed to capture that essence. Read Story