Paul Revere's 4th Annual Student Film Festival
These maximum running times include title and end credits
Animation/Claymation (5 minutes max)
Any type of stop action animation (computer animation, Claymation, Lego, hand drawing, etc.)
Live Action Short Film (6 minutes max)
Music Video (2-4 minutes)
See appropriate content below
Documentary (6 minutes max)
Should be factual
Public Service Announcement (30 seconds – 1.5 minutes max)
Should be factual
Commercial (30 seconds – 1 minute max)
Content must be appropriate to age group. All entries must comply with LAUSD guidelines for appropriateness. No inappropriate language, offensive text, no gang logos or symbols, no guns or portrayal of violence, no smoking, drug use or drinking. Exceptions only for educational or informational value. (i.e. a PSA dealing with the dangers of drinking and driving). If you have any concerns regarding subject matter, please get the approval of Revere’s administration first.
How to Submit an Entry
- Step 1: Please use the link below to DOWNLOAD the Entry Form and Release Form to your computer. Important: Make sure you use the “Download” button after clicking on the file you want, so you get an editable pdf.
- Step 2: Complete both forms and save to your computer (include your name in each file’s name)
- Step 3: THEN UPLOAD the following 3 items to the weblink below:
- Your FILM (include your name in the file’s name)
- Your completed ENTRY FORM (include your name in the file’s name)
- Your completed RELEASE FORM (include your name in the file’s name)
Due to technical difficulties, the deadline for submission is Friday, April 6, 2018 at 9:00pm.
After you complete your online submission please put a copy of your entry form and permission forms in the Film Festival box in the main office. Please also email Sage.Grandy@gmail.com to confirm the dropbox submission of your film.
Late entries will NOT be included if you are having trouble uploading the film or the entry forms please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equipment and Software
All equipment needed is the responsibility of participant(s).
All software needed is the responsibility of the participant(s).
There is not a single or minimum requirement for equipment or software. Any camera, editing or production tools are appropriate.
Please be aware that only current Paul Revere students are eligible for awards. By submitting your film and release forms you are agreeing to the possibility of your film being shown at the festival. Please note that all films submitted may be edited for time constraints.
We hope to be able to show all films that fit the guidelines at the festival, time permitted, or during lunch periods at school. Top films in each category will definitely be viewed at the festival, schedule pending depending on number of entries. All films with release forms may possibly be viewed on the school website at some point.
A winning film will be honored in each category.
The 3rd Annual Student Film Festival was a huge success. Congratulations to all the participants (click here for the program) and winners noted below:
1st place - Zenarus Walks Home
2nd place - Two Brothers Two Particles
3rd place - The Bully
Music Video Category
1st Place - Where The Wild Roses Grow
Nico Van Hoen
2nd place - The Few, The Proud, and The Emotional
Nathan Tsunoda, Sol Tsunoda, Yonaton August
3rd Place - Just Too Hot
Kerry Cooper, Chelsea Trotti, Ella Taghibagi
Honorable Mention - Don’t Litter-Recycle
Arya Naeim, Chloe Ebrahimi, Ellie Torkian, Cary Ross, Jake Ross, Anya Kolesnikoff
Live-Action Short Category
1st Place - The Fixer
Spencer Kraber, Rose Morris, Tessa Smigla, Rebecca Whitaker, Jordan Judah, Sydney Geiger, Dylan Prudente, Emily Schwartz, William Kermanikian
2nd place - Bananza
Kerry Cooper, Chelsea Trotti, Mia Ruhman, Zoe Egilsson
3rd Place - Stay
Levi Strasser, Aidan Balestra
Honorable mention - The Everything Movie 2
Dylan Parke, Ben Frizzle, Nicholas Knapp, Charlie Tippit, Cole Porter, Bodhi Seidman, Thomas Kensinger
Honorable mention; The Apocalypse
Sofia Farhangnia, Carlie Given, Annabelle Grandy, Elsa O’Donnell, Sophie von der Ohe
1st place - The Bandaid Commercial
Tessa Smigla, Rose Morris
2nd place - Propel Flavored Water Commercial
1st Place - Crenshaw Cowboy
2nd place - Science in the Wild
Chelsea Trotti, Skylar Saltzman
3rd Place - Very Fruity Pizza
Slava Rizova, Rachel Sharaf
1st Place - Never Again
2nd Place - Locks of Love
Chelsea Trotti, Bella Dixon
Spirit of the Festival Category
Game Over - Mr. Vial’s Class Pizza Party
Special thanks to our contributors:
Manny Arenas of CubrixPhotography.com, Robeks, Whitaker Entertainment/Walt Disney Studios, The Mindy Project, Dreamworks, Universal Studios, Sony Pictures Studios, ATAM, Palisades Garden Café, Palisades Pizza, The Yogurt Shoppe, Pinocchio in Cucina, Paul Revere Charter Middle School and the PRIDE Booster Club
Film Festival Organizers: Justin Koretz, John Dwight, Jon Hyman, Sue Fitzer, Sage Grandy, Debbie Sachs and Lisa Robins.