Inaugural CMS Student Film Festival

  • And the winner is….

    1. Representation of Genre: The Adventure
    2. Use of the line - “This changes everything” The Adventure
    3. Use of the prop:  TTYL
    4. Use of Morgan Ricketts: Blood and Fire
    5. Opening Sequence: Jimmy Ricket’s Heist
    6. One Liner: The Plan
    7. Screenplay: Blood and Fire
    8. Special Effects: Mount Corona
    9. Costumes: Blood and Fire
    10. Editing: Mount Corona
    11. Art Direction: Stolen Sun
    12. Director: The Adventure
    13. Actor: Nominees: Colin Dowse
    14. Actress: Morgan Mayer
    15. Best Picture: Mount Corona


    • Thursday, March 7th: Announce during The Gathering 
    • Wednesday, March 13th: Sign Up before the end of break.
    • Wednesday, March 13th: Genre Dray and Announcement of Required Elements
    • Friday March 29: StoryBoard and/or Script (Required) (Proof of Concept) (Can be submitted earlier)
    • Monday, April 29th: Films Due 
    • April 29th - May 5th: Judging
    • Sunday May 5th, 6:00 Screening and Awards in the Carmel High School Theater


    • Duration of films: 4-7 minutes
    • Number of Team Members: 2-8 (not including actors)
    • Production Team Name
    • Designated Production Team Leader
    • Team will be randomly assigned a genre : Comedy, Romance, Silent, Sci-Fi, Western, Thiller/Suspense, Action/Adventure or Disaster
    • Required Elements. All teams must include:
      • Line of dialog: "This changes everything!"
      • Prop: A bottle
      • Character: Morgan Ricketts
    • You can use your own equipment, or you can check out a school camera, microphone and tripod for overnight (or weekend) checkout.