The Opificer Media Student film festival is open to current High School and Undergraduate College video and film students to submit their work. 1 - 10min Short Films, and skits.The following genres accepted are: Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Horror (excessive gore will not be accepted into the festival) and Sci-Fi. All work must be original and have been completed no longer than one year from the festival deadline of November 6th 2022. All music in entrees must have written proof of copyright privileges.

The festival screening is 7pm November 18th at Heritage High School in Brentwood Ca (The city, not the neighborhood in LA). Due to the unpredictable nature of the Covid Pandemic, the festival screening may switch to a "live stream" only event if large crowds are not permitted due to county/state health guidelines.

100% of The Opificer Media Student Film Festival proceeds from ticket sales and submission fees are donated to the Heritage High School Video Production Club. This club is a co-curricular club that allows students access to state of the art video cameras, editing computers, lights and other video resources. They're goal is to produce engaging school and student driven content to better learn the art of video.

The prize money is donated graciously by Opificer Media LLC.

Award certificates will be given to the following categories: Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best High School Short Film, Best College Short Film, Best in Show.

Best in Show winner will also receive: A $100 Cash Prize

Best College Short Film will also receive: A $50 Cash Prize.

Best High School Short Film will also receive: A $50 Cash Prize

No student film produced by students older than 25 years of age will be accepted. Films must be produced entirely by students and only advised by teachers, mentors, or professionals. Films must be entered by a current student in either high school or college. Proof of enrollment in school will be required to receive any of the awards or prizes. Proof of enrollment can be a scan student ID or school transcript.

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  • Motiur Rahman

    It's really an honor for us to be a part of the festival. We find it as an opportunity to share our message through the platform among world wide community. Best wishes for you.

    November 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for submitting your film Motiur. It's our first ever student film from Bangladesh and we were honored to screen it at our festival. We hope you continue your journey of making cinematic art. Cheers!