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The California Student Media Festival is our nation's oldest student media festival. The festival exists to celebrate the amazing media and multimedia projects produced by California's best and brightest students and teachers — rewarding and acknowledging their successful classroom work with awards, prizes and even cash for the students' schools!

Projects can be submitted between January 18, 2016 and April 4, 2016. Visit www.mediafestival.org to learn how to submit your students' work and for more information on the festival.

Watch the 49th Annual California Student Media Festival

2015 Student Spotlights

CSMF May Student Spotlight: Believe, Dream, & Inspire

CSMF May Student Spotlight: Believe, Dream, & Inspire

Students showcase original work to save their school's art program.

CSMF April Student Spotlight: Calculated

CSMF April Student Spotlight: Calculated

A girl uses math to try to comprehend the equation of life.

CSMF March Student Spotlight: Protecting Public Education

CSMF March Student Spotlight: Protecting Public Education

Students at Franklin High School made a documentary on school reform.

CSMF February Student Spotlight: "Jewel Thief"

CSMF February Student Spotlight: "Jewel Thief"

A silent film created by 5th grade theatre art students at Echo Horizon School.

CSMF January Student Spotlight: "Ballad of a Nice Guy"

CSMF January Student Spotlight: "Ballad of a Nice Guy"

An original animated music video for an original student song about relationships.