The first place finisher in each category will receive a cash prize of $100. Second and third place may be recognized but will not receive a cash prize.



  • Submit an original short film or video that portrays the “Make It Happen” theme.
  • Short films and videos have a maximum time limit of 3 (three) minutes including titles and credits.
  • Short films and videos exceeding the 3 (three) minute time limit will not be considered.
  • You may receive guidance from adults but the film must be written and directed by an LIA student(s).
  • Adults are welcome to participate as actors.

What to Film:

  • Drama, Suspense, Action, Comedy, Spoof, Music Video

How to Submit Your Video:

  • Upload your UNLISTED short film or video to your YouTube account.
  • Share the link to your unlisted video when you submit your application.

Judging Criteria:

  • Presentation of the “Make It Happen” theme.
  • Quality of the production.
  • Originality.
  • Overall presentation.

January 10, 2020

January 10, 2020