Alternative Films

Film TitleStudentsSchool
16, Define MeJustin ChoUNC School of the Arts – High School
Away Yet Awake—An Immigrant ExperienceJoyeuse Muhorakeye, Enoch Sadiki, Owen Cummings, Sydney Robinson, Trey Small, Lynae Spruance, Max Matarazzo, Lilian ChesakFourthwall Youth Studios
EntropyMorgan ScasnyMiddletown HS South
ExpeditionMilo SmithDownriver Detroit Student Film Consortium
I Don’t Have an IdeaGunnar MainHempfield School District
In the Blink of an EyeSophia CaninoKings High School
Letters of Mass DestructionMegan Tan, Emily YangAcademy of Cinematic Arts Teen Film Challenge
Somewhere ElseBraedon RyleRandall K. Cooper High School

Animation Films

A Stellar VacationCumberland Valley 9th Grade AcademyCumberland Valley 9th Grade Academy
Death’s DoorHayden MelvinRyle high school
FallAiden hartKings High School
FriendsCumberland Valley 9th Grade AcademyCumberland Valley 9th Grade Academy

Comedy Films

Film TitleStudentsSchool
A VLOG to RememberMyesha WeatherlyAlan B. Shepard High School
Colors of an Unknown OriginBenny Farbstein, Owen Riley, Jack Riley, Riley Morris, Daniel Ball, Ethan Nyhuis, Quinn RileyAcademy of Cinematic Arts Teen Film Challenge
Christmas in JulyAndrew Foley, Jackson Hacias, Tony Mershon, Alex Mantle, Stefan NistorAcademy of Cinematic Arts Teen Film Challenge
Dr. Shane NationMatthew StoneDownriver Detroit Student Film Consortium
Ohio Spider-ManJoe and Jake DoughertySt. Xavier High School

Commercials

Film TitleStudentsSchool
ACA 30 Second SpotJoel Berg, Amar Bedi, Hayden Melvin, Maxon Owens, Nolan MillerAcademy of Cinematic Arts Summer Program
Hands2HopeJoel Berg, Amar Bedi, Hayden Melvin, Maxon Owens, Nolan MillerAcademy of Cinematic Arts Summer Program
Kodiak Cakes CommercialJulia MillerGlenbrook South
School of Rock Park RidgeNicole ScimecaMaine South High School

Informational/Educational Films

A Camper’s PerspectiveJoel Berg, Amar Bedi, Hayden Melvin, Maxon Owens, Nolan MillerAcademy of Cinematic Arts Summer Program
Academy of Cinematic Arts: Who We AreJoel Berg, Amar Bedi, Hayden Melvin, Maxon Owens, Nolan MillerAcademy of Cinematic Arts Summer Program
Imperial Theater Mohawk DistrictSydney Robinson, Trey Small, Lilian Chesak, Lynae Spruance, D’arion McCullough, Owen CummingsFourthwall Youth Studios

Long Documentary

Film TitleStudentsSchool
A Dragon Rises from a Small Stream: A History of Film in South KoreaWilliam ReedAlpharetta High School
Alex’s Saints FoundationBrianna JohnsonTroy Athens HS
Bird LadyCarter RostronPembroke Hill School
SustainedKathryn FatzynytzAlpharetta High School
Your Love Will Be Our LightBraedon RyleRandall K. Cooper High School

Long Narrative

Film TitleStudentsSchool
BicycleDaniel Chang, Ruby Fuller, Hannah Hafner, Liam O’Farrell, Jacob SchindlerInfinity Arts Academy
Hell or High WaterHannah Hafner, Erol Ibrahimovic, Ava Martin, Joanna Sodke, Sara SodkeInfinity Arts Academy
TransasterDana PellebonMonona Grove HS / Children’s Film Academy of Madison

Middle School

Film TitleStudentsSchool
Cortez CousinsHayes Megee, Presley JayneAsbrock-Schnell, Lucian Chang, Alexander Zhuang, Maya Milne, Damion Bryant, Stephanie Burke, Tierney FlynnAcademy of Cinematic Arts Summer Program
In the OpenAdriana ElbakjanaAscend Leadership Academy
Traverse City’s NOT SO Haunted Past: How Public Perception Unfairly Portrayed an Asylum in MichiganJohah EngTraverse City West Middle School
Yee HawZeke Obermeyer, Aidan Murphy, Jack Morgan, Connor Manning, Damion Bryant, Allison Chanaga, Emma OneyAcademy of Cinematic Arts Summer Program

Music Video

Film TitleStudentsSchool
Major TomKya Garner-MinnickDownriver Detroit Student Film Consortium
Driver’s LicenseMaguire YounesHempfield High School
The Time WarpBraedon RyleRandall K. Cooper High School

News Story

Film TitleStudentsSchool
Animal RescuesAbby GingrichHempfield High School
Extra GiveMaguire YounesHempfield High School
Heart Surgery Story – Dexter Cardinal News MediaMadison HedgecockDexter High School
Lancaster Hot Air Balloon FestivalMaguire YounesHempfield High School
March-A-ThonVince WisotzkeyHempfield High School
Penn DotMaguire YounesHempfield High School

Public Service Announcements

Film TitleStudentsSchool
DistractedErik Schmidt, Garrett MerbachTroy Athens High School
Don’t Turn Your Life Into a Horror MovieElla Musto, Charlotte RichardsonTroy Athens High School
It’s Not Worth It: Focus on the RoadAubrie McDonaldRomeo High School
Mask UpJackson LaCroixRandall K. Cooper High School
Ruse BurglaryEden Wening, Jake OttolinoMaine South High School
The Consequence of Underage Drinking—Dexter High SchoolLandon Bragg, Gus Shelton, Colin RandallDexter High School
Things Happen FastBrianna JohnsonTroy Athens High School
Winter Driving Public Service AnnouncementJulia Miller and Jeffrey PodjasekGlenbrook South High School
You Can’t Undo LifeChristian SladovichNovi High School

Short Documentary

Film TitleStudentsSchool
Brenda Yeates’ Raytown HS LegacyAmaya MorganRaytown High School
Code Red: The Clean Air Act’s Battle Against Climate ChangeShannon GermaineClonlara School
FreedomJackson PenningtonKings High School
From Island Breeze to American DreamAmaya MorganRaytown High School
Skating on Thin IceSonali Lulla, Julia Miller, Jeffrey PodjasekGlenbrook South High School
We Are Troy UnitedBrianna JohnsonTroy Athens High School

Short Narrative

Film TitleStudentsSchool
AbsolutionLauren Rutledge, Frederick Raske, Christian SladovichNovi High School
After HoursAnish NarenSouth Forsyth High School
ChoiceArman TaheriUniversity School
Growing UpMaura Collins, Sophie Jackson, Sasha Harris, Abby BadrickMiddletown HS South
How to Become a WriterJoedy BurnsideKings High School
Human Race IsmElina VillemureDownriver Detroit Student Film Consortium
Lessons of KindnessMaggie HarkinsKings High School
SaturationAnnabel Aust, Max DiGiovanni, Cate LeRoy, Grady Stahl, Thea Vaughan, Libby WilliamsFourthwall Youth Studios
Secrets to SuccessCameron Roh, Jonathan Staton Alyssa Hall, Nick KelhofferAcademy of Cinematic Arts
Teen Film Challenge
SequenceJoe HallquistLoveland High School
Shovel ManJack RaeseNew Trier HS
Somewhere ElseBraedon RyleAcademy of Cinematic Arts
Teen Film Challenge
StationAlaina TennantFirestone CLC
Suzie’s AdventureAubrie McDonaldRomeo High School
The Bronze After LightRohan Pemmasani, Rohit PemmasaniAdlai E Stevenson High School
The Lost VoyagerGavin Lloyd, Mark Mink, Seth Estes, Ethan CameronAcademy of Cinematic Arts
Teen Film Challenge
White BoardSam Meyer, Raymia-Fowler, Lauren Chaffee, Stephanie BurkeAcademy of Cinematic Arts
Summer Program

Trailers

Film TitleStudentsSchool
Loveland Fall Sports Hype VideoIan ParrishLoveland High School