South Bay Student Video Festival



FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

in the Small Theater (near the Mira Costa Auditorium)

1401 Artesia Blvd.

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The South Bay Student Video Festival is one of the longest running festivals that celebrates outstanding work created by high school students.  Now in its 18th year, the event showcases innovative projects, and highlights cinematic storytelling as a unique art form.  Work submitted to the festival is reviewed by a panel of judges that includes industry professionals and film school professors.

Screening list and award winners 2018

Gossamer, Carpenteria HS (Best Animation)

The Shallows, Mira Costa HS (Best Fiction)

Wavy Head, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Canada (Best Non-Fiction)
An Open Letter to Mimi Walters, Beckman HS (Noam Chomsky Award)
Illuminations, Sussex County Technical School (Best Experimental)
DACA, Mira Costa HS (Best PSA)
Sincerely Anthony, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Canada (Best Personal Essay)
Windows Open, LA County HS for the Arts (Best Music Video)
The In Between, Mira Costa HS (Achievement in Writing)
The 5 Obstructions (Part I), Mira Costa HS (Achievement in Editing)
The 5 Obstructions (Part II), Mira Costa HS
Immersion, Mira Costa HS (Achievement in Visual Effects)
OCD, Santa Monica HS
Inauguration Day, Providence, HS
Androgyne, Reel Voices Summer Program
Tina Taught Me, LA County HS for the Arts
Telewomen, Reel Voices Summer Program
GRIEF.exe, LA County HS for the Arts


For more information, please contact festival coordinator and Mira Costa Media Arts Adviser, Michael Hernandez at