We were so impressed with the quality of the student films that we received this year and it was very difficult to choose a select few for screening in our Young Filmmakers Track at the 2016 SOMA Film Festival. But here are the winning films and their directors -- just click on the name to watch the film!

The Winning Student Films

Young Filmmakers Best of 2016 - Live Action
The Panic
The Panic

By: Yasmine Barboza

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I Scream
I Scream

By: Brett Boon, Caroline Oniszk and Ashley Gartside

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Muddy Shoes
Muddy Shoes

By: Sofia Donald

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The Expected Pitch
The Expected Pitch

By: Harrison Kraft

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Free Bird
Free Bird

By: Maude Schmidt

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Paranoid
Paranoid

By: Sofia Donald

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Flip Into Life
Flip Into Life

By: Aidan Romanaux

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The Awakening
The Awakening

By: Samantha Colon

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Water You Doing Today
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: