2020 High School Film Competition

Saturday, March 7th
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Foundry Church, 16th Street, Washington DC
Screenings followed by a reception and workshop from 1:45pm: Getting Started in Your Media Career with Industry Professionals



Directed by Christopher Putlock
USA / 2019 / 3 mins

What happens when a fun water balloon war is taken too seriously?

Blossoming: A Beautiful Journey of Kids with Down Syndrome and Art

Directed by Xicheng Gu
China / 2019 / 16 mins

Fei Fei, a kid with Down Syndrome, has been taking calligraphy classes for over six years.

Happy Pill

Directed by Wyatt Richards
USA / 2019 / 7 mins
A student explores happiness, conformity and the consequences of both

Hold On

Directed by students at the Blue Ridge Detention Center 
USA / 2019 / 2 mins

Students at the Blue Ridge Detention Center wrote a song to talk about their experience and directed the accompanying music video.


Directed by Jittarin Wuthiphan
Thailand / 2019 / 4 mins

Father and son have a heated argument over their beliefs.


Directed by Jackson Little
USA / 2019 / 5 mins

A businessman under pressure working at home, finds himself facing a series of strange occurrences while waiting for his wife to come home.

The Program

Directed by Autumn Morgan
USA / 2019 / 17 mins

A teen drove, texted and killed and is sentenced to live with a family that had lost their son in the same manner.

The Rose

Directed by Ashley Kang
USA / 2019 / 7 mins
Mina, a young painter is tormented by someone at her studio who picks on every little mistake on her work.

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