Tuesday, April 17, 2018

2018 CSFF Preview Show

The 2018 CinéStudent Film Festival is on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Elk Grove High School.  Check out the preview show to see the films that are up for this year's awards.





Monday, April 2, 2018

2018 Selected Films

The following films have been selected for competition in the 2018 CinéStudent Film Festival. Note: Due to time constraints, not all films will be shown on April 20, 2018.


CSFF Narrative Competition

Appreciate the Rain - Stephanie Tangorra (John Hersey High School)
Days Gone By – Nicolas Baggetto (Elk Grove High School)
I Tried – Steven Ledesma (Buffalo Grove High School)
Lonely is the Night – Ben Jaeger (Elk Grove High School)
Shattered – Andrew Scala (Elk Grove High School)
Unknown Number – Jillian Setchell and Maeve Terranova (Elk Grove High School)

Documentaries/ Broadcast Journalism

A Soldier’s Journey Home – Kelly Helmer (John Hersey High School)
Time’s Up – Jamie Gordon (Prospect High School)
Total Solar Eclipse – Mathias Yun Hao Foster (Tesla STEM, Washington)

US Film Competition 

Cold Medicine – Adam Burns (Troy Athens High School, Michigan)
Dollar – Noah Eisenstein (Germantown Friends School, Pennsylvania)
In the Trees – Will Nordstrom (Harvard-Westlake High School, California)
Old Bloo – Jack Nordstrom (Harvard Westlake High School, California)
Treehouses – Conner White (Thomas Sprigg Wootton High School, Maryland)


Foreign Film

Changes – Rashid Miandad (Pakistan)
My Clayey Conception – Zanyar Muhamadineka (Iran)
The Wall – Ali Saberi Rad (Iran)

Friday, March 23, 2018

Submissions are closed for 2018!

Submissions are closed for 2018. Now, comes the long process of judging the films. If you submitted a film, you'll get notice in a couple of weeks if your film was selected for the 2018 CinéStudent Film Festival.

Also, we are still in need of an official sponsor. If you are a business and would like to sponsor the festival, you can get official sponsorship for just $75!  Click here to download the sponsorship packet!


Sunday, November 12, 2017

Introducing WALK OF FAME 2018 Individual Sponsorships!

Wanna help out aspiring young filmmakers? Become an INDIVIDUAL SPONSOR of the 2018 CinéStudent Film Festival.

For $10, you can support the 2018 CinéStudent Film Festival. In return, you get your name in the program, on a special slide and a photograph of your Hollywood Walk of Fame!


For $20, you will receive the the personalized photograph, PLUS a personalized video. The video will be uploaded to our Youtube Page AND sent to you as well.


Click here to become a sponsor of the 2018 CinéStudent Film Festival. Thank you for your support!