The Finalists - High School Student Films

This year was filled with truly amazing submissions from students inside and outside of New Jersey. The quality of ALL the films and the talent of each and every filmmaker made it especially difficult to choose our finalists for the Young Filmmakers screening on Saturday,  March 11th at the Maplewood Theater in Maplewood, NJ, just a short train ride from NYC.  We welcome everyone to come see these outstanding films and to watch as we present Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short awards immediately following the screening, along with Honorable Mentions.   Be sure to buy your tickets online early as we expect the theater to sell out, as it did last year -- Click here to buy your tickets now!

2017 Young Filmmakers Finalists - Narrative Short
The Panic
By: Yasmine Barboza
I Scream
By: Brett Boon, Caroline Oniszk and Ashley Gartside
Muddy Shoes
By: Sofia Donald
The Expected Pitch
By: Harrison Kraft
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Free Bird
By: Maude Schmidt
By: Sofia Donald
Flip Into Life
By: Aidan Romanaux
The Awakening
By: Samantha Colon
Water You Doing Today
By: Edward Willshire
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Young Filmmakers Best of 2016 - Animated
Young Filmmaker 2016 Honorable Mentions

Although the following submissions will not be screened at the 2016 SOMA Film Festival, these films deserve recognition:




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