Film Festival

Students Participate in Movie Making Competition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - 10 days, 10 crews and 10 films. That is what makes up the student filmmaking competition at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

The contest brings together student filmmakers and industry professionals. Each winner received a $500 check.

Students produce 10 films over 10 days and they are judged on both filmmaking and screenwriting.

This year's winner for best high school screenplay is Derek Tilton from San Marcos High School for the movie "Five Reasons."

Best college screenplay goes to Nick Hornung from UC Santa Barbara for the movie "Love Hurts".

Harrison Gillman from Santa Barbara High wins for best high school film, "A Canine Affair," and best college film goes to Ayasylla Ghosn from The Brooks Institute for "The Way We Were."

Congratulations to all the winners!

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