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2014 Media Festival - 48th Annual

 

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 at an awards event in summer of 2014.  

Qualified entries accepted each year.  Learn more at www.mediafestival.org.  


Presenting sponsor of the California Student Media Festival is Wells Fargo.


Congratulations to this year's WINNERS!  Tune in to see the California Student Media Festival highlight show - Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7 p.m on PBS SoCaL and watch the show below:

2014 Student Spotlights

CSMF December Student Spotlight "Bet On Yourself"

CSMF December Student Spotlight "Bet On Yourself"

Two boys are asked by another team to play them for money. How will they respond?

CSMF November Student Spotlight "Confronting #8"

CSMF November Student Spotlight "Confronting #8"

During class, students accidentally make an enemy of the powerful student, #8!

CSMF October Student Spotlight "Regresando a mis raíces"

CSMF October Student Spotlight "Regresando a mis raíces"

A young lady torn travels back to the place she once called home.

CSMF September Student Spotlight "A Dancer's Journey"

CSMF September Student Spotlight "A Dancer's Journey"

A short film follows an aspiring ballerina as she overcomes a dance injury.

CSMF August: The List (Ballad of a Nice Guy)

CSMF August: The List (Ballad of a Nice Guy)

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

2013 Student Spotlights

CSMF April Student Spotlight: Dropout Crisis

CSMF April Student Spotlight: Dropout Crisis

Students looked at what is being done to help dropouts get back in school.

CSMF March Student Spotlight: Random Acts of Kindness

CSMF March Student Spotlight: Random Acts of Kindness

Reidy Creek students’ mission is to teach the importance of spreading love.

CSMF February Student Spotlight: In The Pit of Your Stomach

CSMF February Student Spotlight: In The Pit of Your Stomach

"In the Pit of Your Stomach" is one man’s tale of waiting at the altar.

CSMF January Student Spotlight: "Ghost Catchers"

CSMF January Student Spotlight: "Ghost Catchers"

Ghost Catchers is a humorous parody created by students of West Ranch High School.

CSMF December Student Spotlight: "Chuck"

CSMF December Student Spotlight: "Chuck"

Chuck is an animation created by students. All drawings and music are original.

CSMF November Student Spotlight: "Draw My Life"

CSMF November Student Spotlight: "Draw My Life"

Created by a student to describe how journalism positively influenced her life.

CSMF October Student Spotlight: "The Monster Within"

CSMF October Student Spotlight: "The Monster Within"

“The Monster Within,” created by students, deals with the hard subject of drug addiction.

CSMF Sept. Student Spotlight "Italia Garcia-Dream Activist"

CSMF Sept. Student Spotlight "Italia Garcia-Dream Activist"

Italia Garcia tells her story as undocumented student trying to afford college.

CSMF August Student Spotlight: Water Cop

CSMF August Student Spotlight: Water Cop

“Water Cops!” attempts to put the traditional PSA format on its head.

CSMF July Student Spotlight: Anyone

CSMF July Student Spotlight: Anyone

"Anyone" was created to address the real issue of teenage depression and suicide.

CSMF June Student Spotlight: Spread Happiness

CSMF June Student Spotlight: Spread Happiness

California Student Media Festival 2013 Student Spotlight - "Spread Happiness"

CSMF June Student Spotlight: The Amulet

CSMF June Student Spotlight: The Amulet

California Student Media Festival 2013 Student Spotlight "The Amulet"

Now in its 48th year, the California Student Media Festival is our nation’s oldest student media festival. Over the past twenty years, the California Student Media Festival has awarded more than $135,000 to California Schools. It has expanded to include the work of more than 6,000 student contestants from schools across the state. The Festival showcases what can be accomplished when talented students and dedicated teachers work together integrating media and multimedia into education. Learn more at www.mediafestival.org.