A story that engages the audience with sound design, visual aspects, and great character development.
Story adaptations and original pieces are encouraged.
Short films really accentuate the mastery of telling a story.
Passion Piece: 3-5 minutes (4*)
Share what you are passionate about
Think the world would be a better place if...
Can be fiction or nonfiction; abstract or literal
Photo Montage: 1-2 minutes (5*)
Experiment with photographs
Show a story through digital images
Share a new perspective
One Minute Movies: 1 minute (10*)
A story shown in 60 seconds
A challenge that pushes the limits of storytelling
Single Topic Video: 2-5 minute (4*)
You Tubers are welcome
Any production revolving around one topic
Films that teach, tell, and show all subject matter (science, math, social studies, arts, entertainment)
Documentary or Narrative: 3-8 minutes (4*)
Documents something going on around you
Showcases a person, happening, group, or life in general
Upbeat and culturally relevant
Experimental, Live-Action, or Animation: 1-6 minutes (4*)
Whatever your interest
Truly pushes your creativity in an abstract way
Original Music Videos and Songs: 2-5 minutes (4*)
dLocal high school artists
Create a music video and show the world your talent
Take your music to the next level
* Film Fest review committee will make decisions based on the quality of films. If your film does not meet certain criteria you may be notified to make corrections or edits to your original submission by a hard deadline. Selected films may be edited to fit the showcase time factors. Committee discretion is final.