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    2014 Teen Film Festival Winners

    Best of Festival "The Talk" by Hadley Hillel (Washington State) 
    Best Live Action "The Talk" by Hadley Hillel (Washington State)  
    2nd Place Live Action -
    "Punch" by Kendra McCulty, Kyle Plunkett, Niamh Brennan, and Rachel Carvill (of the Cinemagic Program, United Kingdom) 
    Best Eco-Film - "Plan It for the Planet" by Emily Eldridge Hall (Washington, D.C.)  
    Best Documentary  "Freedom from Fear" by Alana Feldman (Santa Monica High School)  
    Best Animation 
    "Screenwriter’s Block" - by James Traile (Pennsylvania)  
    2nd Place Animation  “Feed the Mind” by Tiana Marsh (New Roads School, Santa Monica)  
    Best Music Video/Experimental "Left on the Tracks" by Kris Theorin (Pennsylvania)  
    Santa Monica Budding Filmmaker Award "Freedom from Fear" by Alana Feldman (Santa Monica High School)  
    Audience Choice Award
    Saturday 4-6 p.m. screening
    “Hope for Our Own,” a documentary by Riley Beres (San Pedro, CA)  
    Audience Choice Award
     Saturday 7-9 p.m. screening
    “Diminishing Returns,” a music video by Christian Rosales, Charlie Greco, Sam Chester and Hana Kraus (New Roads School, Santa Monica)  
    Audience Choice Award,
    Sunday screening
    “Lea’s Family” a live-action film by Freddy MacDonald

    Festival Fun Facts:

    Over 300 films were received

    44 films were screened over 3 days

    Work from Hong Kong, Spain, Australia, Ireland, Thailand, India, Poland, England, Russia, Mexico and more, make this a truly an International Festival! We are especially proud about the two dozen films made right here in Santa Monica and Los Angeles County that were screened this year.   

    Gear up for the 2015 film festival! 

    Multiple submissions are allowed!

    Submissions for the 2015 Teen Film Festival will open in October 2014 and will be accepted until March 6th, 2015. 

    For more info, check out:  

    Santa Monica Teen Film Fest 

      Teen Film Fest on Facebook 
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