Oklahoma City University invites high school students to submit their best work in narrative, documentary, animation, or experimental filmmaking to our annual High School Film Festival. Selected films will be screened at the newly restored Rodeo Cinema in Oklahoma City. Jury prizes in cash and scholarships will be awarded.

Top entries awarded up to $5,000/year scholarships to study film at Oklahoma City University. Additional $500 cash Jury Prize awarded to one filmmaker, courtesy of NGP.

Festival is open to all genres and modes of filmmaking including narrative, documentary, animation, and experimental. No entries longer than 10 minutes (including credits). All crew members must have been enrolled in 9-12 grade at the time of production. Filmmakers agree that Oklahoma City University may use stills or other material from selected entries for promotional purposes.

Overall Rating
  • Malleck Braun

    I had a great time working with this group. Proud to be among those selected. Having some more time to talk with fellow creators would have been nice, especially since they were unable to have showings in person this year. Other than that, it was fantastic.

    February 2022
  • Jenna Miller

    Great festival! Well coordinated, went very smoothly, easy to access, and kind curators and filmmakers! Thank you guys so much!

    January 2022
  • Thank you for the selection and award of "Be F*cking Weird!" definitely will submit again!

    January 2022
  • Thank you for selecting "Bloom" to be apart of a wonderful festival! Extremely professional and had a great selection from many young filmmakers :)

    January 2022