The film '8 to 8' is by Alec Simmons, student at Ithaca's Lehman Alternative Community School in Ithaca, NY. '8 to 8' is the recipient of the 'Best SciFi/Fantasy' award and the honor of 'Best in Show' for 2017. Here is some feedback from the filmmaker. What is your film about? A college student keeps noticing a mysterious tower on the outskirts of campus.