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AVPA Film Students Win Prizes at GreenShorts Film Contest


We are so excited to announce that CCHS film students took home two first place prizes, two second place prizes and one third place prize in three of five categories in the GreenShorts Film Contest. Films screened as a part of the Earth Now: Earth 2050 Symposium hosted by UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

There were 80 film entries from various high schools and five of our eight submissions won prizes! Our CCHS film students won $1600 in prize money and students from the two first-place winning film crews will also be awarded tours of Paramount Studios.


First Place Winner
Category: Ecotopia
$500 + Paramount tour
Marina McNairy
Julian A. Torres
Roberto Valencia
Salar Khorramnezhad


Second Place Winner
Category: Ecotopia
Ciara Page
Amel Adrian Gibson



First Place Winner
Category: No Justice, No Green
$500 + Paramount tour
Cecilia Ribordy
Ariel Hyman
Natasha Mandt-Rauch
Joshua Soares



Third Place Winner
Category: No Justice, No Green
Sequoia Sherriff
Quinn Guy
Zehra Patail
Kai Jacinto
Ella Del Rosario



Second Place Winner
Category: Wild L.A.
Keely Martin
Taku Rogers
Ginger Port
Victor Guzman


All of the winning videos can be viewed at the GreenShorts site.



All GreenShorts winners at the reception at UCLA Luskin Conference Center.



"Dollar Tree" crew with awards.



"Dollar Tree" crew Q&A



"The Emerald" crew with awards



"The Emerald" crew Q&A



All winning filmmakers on stage after the screening, Q&A and awards



Students (and Mr. & Ms. Reyes) at the after party



Students enjoying the GreenShorts glow!

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