Awards Ceremony

The Teen Film Challenge is a 72-hour filmmaking competition exclusively for teenagers (age 12-19). It’s a competition that empowers everyone from the next generation of filmmakers to a team simply wanting a fun contest with friends. The competition is open to students in the 12 Midwest states and areas within 500 miles of Cincinnati.

Join on Sunday, August 14, to celebrate all of the students’ accomplishments!!

Doors Open:          6:00 pm
Film Premiere:      6:30 pm
Intermission:         7:30 pm
Awards:                   8:45 pm


St. Xavier High School Theatre
600 W North Bend Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45224

TICKETS: $5/Person



  • Best Picture
  • Second Place
  • Third Place 
  • Premiere Audience Favorite
  • Best Direction
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editing
  • Best Film Score
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress

The winners in each respective category will receive a trophy for their achievement. The film winning the “Premiere Audience Favorite” will be selected from an audience vote the night of the screening. The judges will also submit their vote for the “Best Teen Film Challenge Film”.