Student Films



Group A Films
 

 

Group A films consists of short-films submitted by students between 13 to 17 years of age. Duration of these short-films is 15 minutes or less.

 

 

A Revelation Extraordinaire

  • School: Our Own English High School (Al Warqa - Boys)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 14m 24s
  • Synopsis: One revelation changes a boy's life and perceptions.

 

A Story without a Name

  • School: Australian International School
  • Type: Stop Motion
  • Duration: 04m 04s
  • Synopsis: A stop-motion animation made with post-it notes and a playful imagination.

Be My Friend

  • School: Dubai International Academy
  • Type: Animation
  • Duration: 08m 02s
  • Synopsis: A vital lesson, taught in an interesting manner.

Break Walls, Build Bridges

  • School: Our Own English High School (Al Ain)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 07m 20s
  • Synopsis: Be social, without media.

 

Curtain Call

  • School: Dubai International School
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 15m 02s
  • Synopsis: Action before Lights and Camera.

 

Deserted

  • School: The Millenium School (Ghusais)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 13m 01s
  • Synopsis: When your thoughts are your only company.

 

Devoid of Touch

  • School: GEMS Our Own English High School (Al Warqa – Girls)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 14m 28s
  • Synopsis: Saving a life goes beyond lending a helping hand.

WINNER: Best Director

WINNER: 2nd Runner Up – Best Film

 

 

Finding Me

  • School: Abu Dhabi Indian School
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 12m 18s
  • Synopsis: The struggle between losing weight and losing yourself.

 

Frozen in Time

  • School: Delhi Private School Sharjah
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 12m 18s
  • Synopsis: Sometimes, it takes more than just time to heal.

 

Geek Union

  • School: Abu Dhabi International School
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 06m 49s
  • Synopsis: Villains and superheroes in mime.

Hallelujah

  • School: Dubai International Academy
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 06m 49s
  • Synopsis: A story of love and separation.

 

The Here and Now

  • School: Raffles World Academy
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 03m 50s
  • Synopsis: What will it take for us to value those unexpectedly good times?

 

Here I Come

  • School: American School of Dubai
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 12m 53s
  • Synopsis: When life gets tough, dance anyway.

 

It All Started One Evening

  • School: JSS Private School
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 09m16s
  • Synopsis: A moment of conviction can lead to a movement of dedication.

 

Lost Words

  • School: Our Own English High School (Sharjah – Girls)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 11m 47s
  • Synopsis: Find time to be with those you love most.

 

Speechless

  • School: Our Own High School (Al Warqa – Boys)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 15m 00s
  • Synopsis: Your greatest weakness can be your greatest strength.

WINNER: Audience Choice Award

WINNER: Best Film

WINNER: Best Editor

 

The 4-Day Life Journal of Laila

  • School: Dubai National School (Al Barsha)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 03m 56s
  • Synopsis: Hope resounds midst the rubble of despair.

 

The Day I Became A Hero

  • School: Our Own English High School (Sharjah – Boys)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 14m 24s
  • Synopsis: It's not the cape that makes you a superhero, but the desire to do well.

WINNER: Best Cinematographer

WINNER: Best Story Writer

WINNER: 1st Runner Up – Best Film

 

The Musician

School: GEMS Wellington International School

  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 11m 06s
  • Synopsis: A boy finds solace in his guitar when life gets tough.     
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The Polaroid

  • School: GEMS Wellington International School
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 07m 51s
  • Synopsis: A hunt for a mystery boy ensues, with an old photograph as the only lead.

 

The Wish

  • School: GEMS Wellington Academy (Silicon Oasis)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 01m 12s
  • Synopsis: Be careful what you wish for.

Twist of Fate

  • School: GEMS Our Own Indian School (Al Quoz)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 12m 09s
  • Synopsis: A pauper finds favor in destiny.

What Lies Beneath

School: Arab Unity School
Type: Live Action
Duration: 12m 07s
Synopsis: Truth hides beneath the many masks we wear.

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Group B Films
 

Group B Films consists of short-films that were submitted by students between 5 to 12 years of age. Duration of these short-films is 15 minutes or less.

 

Disconnect

  • School: GEMS Modern Academy, Dubai
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 09m 00s
  • Synopsis: It can be hard to choose between staying connected and connecting with people.

 

Life, the Journey

  • School: Delhi Private School, Sharjah
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 07m 52s
  • Synopsis: A relaxing day, a speedy chase, a mysterious twist – all part of the journey called life.

WINNER: Audience Choice Award

WINNER: Best Editor

WINNER: 1st Runner Up – Best Film

Peer Pressure

  • School: Springdales School
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 09m 00s
  • Synopsis: Peer Pressure, personified, demonstrates his plan of action.

 

Selfish Magic

  • School: Jumeirah English Speaking School
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 11m 09s
  • Synopsis: What happens when a genie makes all your wishes come true?

WINNER: Best Film

WINNER: Best Director

WINNER: Best Cinematographer

WINNER: Best Story Writer

The Betrayal

  • School: Canadian International School (Abu Dhabi)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 10m 10s
  • Synopsis: A detective finds he has more than just a mission to deal with.

WINNER: 2nd Runner Up – Best Film

 

The Five Story Books

  • School: GEMS Millennium School (Sharjah)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 12m 11s
  • Synopsis: When Sam's gadgets fail him, grandpa introduces him to the world of books.

 

We Can…We Did!

  • School: GEMS Our Own English High School (Al Warqa – Girls)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration: 14m 59s
  • Synopsis: How far would you go to help a friend out?

 

Who Cares?

 

  • School: GEMS Winchester School (Oud Mehta)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration:13m 38s
  • Synopsis: Help can come from those we least expect.

 

Bend it like Messi

  • School: The Winchester School (Jebel Ali)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Duration:13m 02s
  • Synopsis: A match between the science geeks and the football champs.