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Capture your extreme adventures in 5 minutes or less. (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 5 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.

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Animation films must be under 8 minutes. (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 8 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.


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Our 2017 Broadcast Journalism Category seeks relevant stories that are impacting your local community. News crews are encouraged to explore and report the most pressing issues in your town.

Each Broadcast Journalism option has a 5 minute time limit (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 5 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.


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Comedic films must be under 10 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 10 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
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Documentary films must be under 15 minutes. (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 15 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
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Narrative films must be under 20 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 20 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
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Your film doesn't fit neatly in any other category? This is the place for it, just keep it under 7 minutes. (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 7 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
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$20.00
All films must be under 8 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 8 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
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What does passion, coupled with purpose look like? What does taking a stand look like and what drives someone to do it? There is nothing more powerful than someone with the passion and drive to make a positive difference. Jostens wants you to share these stories by creating a 5 to 8 minute film that shows the impact of taking a stand. 

All films must be under 8 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 8 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
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This category is for our up and coming filmmakers! If you made your film in 8th grade or younger you qualify for our Middle School category. Just keep your film under 5 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 5 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in 8th grade younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
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MUSIC VIDEOS MUST USE ORIGINAL, FREE, OR LICENSED MUSIC! In addition, NO UNLICENSED COVERS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Music Videos must be under 5 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 5 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.


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Public Service Announcements must be 3 minutes or less (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 3 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.
Ends on July 9, 2017
November 2017 will mark a year since Donald Trump's Administration was ushered into the White House, creating a year of tumultuous and polarizing change for the United States. As we move forward, we question what the implications of this administration's actions - whether positive or negative - will have on our personal futures and the future of our nation.

In this category, Refinery 29 invites female filmmakers to imagine the world in 2020. By focusing on one hot button topic, tell a story that demonstrates the changes you believe will manifest in 2020 as a result of the changes from today. Your film should be at least 2 minutes long and not exceed 10 mins in length. Scripted or unscripted welcome. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must be female and have been in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.

AAHSFF, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MUSIC CHOICE, IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE AN UNBELIEVABLE OPPORTUNITY TO CREATE YOUR OWN MUSIC VIDEO FOR FALL OUT BOY'S SONG YOUNG AND MENACE

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must be in high school or younger while filming the project. Middle school students are eligible to submit. 

  • If any copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) are used in the film they must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free video and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.

  • Please be advised you have permission to use the song in your music video but you may NOT post your music video to YouTube or other video sharing websites.

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This Category is specifically for documentaries created by college-aged filmmakers (age 18 to 25). That's right, we just can't let you go! 

All films must be under 20 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 20 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been 25 years old or younger while filming the project and no longer in high school.  

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.

  •  ***(This category is a separate competition. Films will ONLY be judged against other films in this category and are not eligible for any "High School" awards.)***

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This Category is specifically for narratives created by college-aged filmmakers (age 18 to 25). That's right, we just can't let you go! 

All films must be under 20 minutes (excluding credits). If your film exceeds the 20 minute time limit, it will not be considered for a screening or awards. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NEW/SHORTER EDIT THAT MEETS OUR GUIDELINES. Questions? Email info@aahsff.com

Eligibility

  • The film’s director(s) must have been 25 years old or younger while filming the project and no longer in high school.  

  • All music and other copyrighted material (images, videos, etc.) used in the films must be properly licensed. There are various resources that offer free music and images.  Please see our resources tab for more information.  

  • All films must be in English or subtitled in English.

  •  ***(This category is a separate competition. Films will ONLY be judged against other films in this category and are not eligible for any "High School" awards.)***