High School Video Contest

2016 Film Strip 1

2017 WaterWise

High School Video Contest

Students compete to create an entertaining and informational videos that convey the importance of water conservation and efficiency in Santa Barbara County.

The 18th Annual Contest challenges High School filmmakers to produce fun, creative, and professional quality videos that follow the theme:

Water Conservation is a Lifestyle

Voting is NOW OPEN for the People's Choice Award, an unique award determined by the public! Vote by "Liking" your favorite video(s) on Facebook
Deadline to submit your is Friday, April 14th by 5pm.

All 2017 student videos can be watched on the YouTube page.

Prizes for the Student Winners!

Cash prizes are awarded to the winning schools and the top student winners:

 Prize Category

Award for School  

Award for Students  


1st Place




2nd Place




3rd Place




People's Choice 



Honorable Mention





There are even prizes for the teachers!

 Prize Category Award for Teachers  Sponsor 
 Participation in Teacher Questionnaire  Movie Tickets   2016 HSVC NCM

View the award-winning videos from previous contests here! 

2016 Film Strip 2

California State Content Standards The following standards are met through participation in this contest. Science 9-12: 9c, Performing Arts 9-12: Visual & Performing 5.2, English/Language Arts 9-10: Listening & Speaking 1.1, 1.7, 1.9, 2.2d-f, 2.5b-d, 2.6a-c and 11-12 - 1.4, 1.6, 2.1b, 2.4a, c, d.