We invite all South Bay and Harbor Area High School students to participate in our annual film contest! 
Films due by December 19, 2020
Winners will be announced at a screening in January 2021
Films must fit into one of the following categories: 
  1. Music Video​

  2. Horror/Mystery

  3. Challenge - topic and prop to be revealed online Dec. 12

  4. Inspirational

  5. Experimental

  6. Broadcast Journalism

Each film must be less than 5 minutes. No exceptions.

Films will be scored on a 100-point scale:

  • 25 points for technical skills, ability to see/hear without distraction

  • 25 points for clearness of concept, vision, and filmmaker's point of view

  • 25 points for character development, getting the most out of each actor

  • 25 points for overall film, cohesion of scenes from start to finish



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Subject matter in films must be 'appropriate for a school environment' and be free of derogatory situations and stereotypes based on race, religion, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.

Please save video as a .mp4 or .mov file


Cost: $10 per person, no limit to # of films entered.

If you are under 18, your parent or guardian must fill out the minor release form.

You may also mail a DVD or USB drive to 336 Tejon Place, PVE, CA 90274

Contact us if you have any questions:

(310) 897-5043


Call: 800-501-9801


South Bay Mailing Address: 

336 Tejon Place · Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274


Harbor Area Mailing Address:

333 W. 7th Street · San Pedro, CA 90731

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