High School Filmmakers

High School Filmmakers

Entry requirements for high school students differ from those for college students. To ensure that your entry can be accepted, please make sure to reference the applicable requirements. High school films must have been completed when the student was enrolled in 9th-12th grade, and the academic year of entrant must be verified, in writing, by a school administrator. Students must complete an entry form which includes a complete list of entry requirements.

Click here to download the Entry Form (PDF)
Click here to download Tips for Getting Your Film into Highbridge (PDF)

Deadline for high school submissions: April 4, 2016


Prizes and Categories

Out of all films submitted to the festival, only a handful are chosen as Highbridge Film Festival selections. From these selections, further honors may be awarded, including:

  • The Highbridge Film Festival Award: automatically given to all award-winning selections.
  • Internet Distribution: most selected entries will be aired online at the Highbridge Film Festival website and on Asbury TV for web viewing and download.

High School entries are also eligible for the High School award, which includes a $1000 scholarship to Asbury University.