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Students! Get started on your own HERO film.
Make your own movie for competition in the MY HERO Film Festival!
We are here for you. If you are interested in making a short film about your hero then follow these guidelines and utilize our extensive online resources. We accept submissions all year long. The Final deadline to submit for 2016 is August 15th

Study these award winning Elementary School films for ideas.
Picture the World - Canada
Picture A World of Peace
Producer: The Dreamteam
Save Wildlife - USA
Students from the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach created this original song and iPad video to celebrate nature.
Producer: Janine Jamie Hailey and Esti
Trash Talk - USA
Doing the right thing for your home.
Producer: Luc La Montagne
Together We Can Create World Peace - USA
A picture of peace.
Producer: Emily Baker

Take a look at winning films from Middle Schools across the globe.
Amazing - United States
Amazing acts as a call out to young Anishinaabe people to remind them that they are amazing and that they are capable of doing anything - despite the barriers others might place in front of them.
Producer: Cecilia Martinez
The Man in Orange - Jordan
Students in Jordan discuss their heroes who work to make their city clean.
Producer: Nadine, Mohammad, Aya and Deya
Red Bird Saves Corn - USA
Traditional Navajo Spider Woman story retold through Lightbox Animation.
Producer: Larissa Luther, Taylor Long, Makyla Allison
Call to Create - Jordan
An exploration of how creativity can be heroic.
Producer: Ghazel Etoum, Hanen Karajah, Dana Khamis & Samia Kayyali

Study these High School winners for style and substance.
DEAR AMERICA - student honoree - USA
An exploration of what it means to be a Black American.
Producer: Gabrielle Gorman
Cacophony - China
Separated from his expatriate family in the hectic Shanghai metro, Perrin, an Autistic teenager, undergoes a treacherous journey around the bustling city.
Producer: Directed by: Madison Boll
Surfer's Healing -
A non-profit gives autistic children a chance to shine.
Producer: Jack Winter
Why So Low - USA
Why aren't more inner city students graduating high school?
Producer: Frank Nelson, Angelica Escobar, Edgar Ulu, Fernando Torrez, Donel Finks

Winning films in the college category are well made and inspiring!
The Last Iceman of Chimborazo - USA, Ecuador
For over 50 years, Baltazar Ushca has harvested the ice of Ecuadorís Mount Chimborazo. His job is disappearing along with the glacier.
Producer: Gabriela Lozada Pozo
Locks - USA
A touching story that reminds us not to be limited by preconceived notions.
Producer: Ryan Coogler
Present Trauma - USA
'Present Trauma' is a psychological drama about Keith, a Marine veteran struggling to cope with family life after a combat tour overseas.
Producer: Mark Manalo
Joey - USA
Joey is a remarkable hero who captured the heart of filmmaker Shaun MacGilllivray.
Producer: Shaun MacGillivray

If you have any questions or want feedback on your movie before you submit then feel free to email MY HERO Media: media@myheroproject.org


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