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Contest Entry PORTAL 
Portal opens January 1, 2023  |  Entry Deadline January 18, 2023

Film Contest Information 2022-2023

Contest Forms

The Nobelity Social Impact Award
The Nobelity Project is excited to announce the Nobelity Social Impact Award, celebrating student films promoting social change. Given during the UIL Young Filmmaker's Festival, this award honors short films which inform and inspire audiences about issues that the teams care about



Link to 22,000 Public Domain Images from the Harry Ransom Center

Link to NASA  Image Use Guidelines

Link to NASA  Image Gallery

Link to NASA Video Gallery

Link to Free Images from the Metropolitan Museum

Filmmaking Resources for the Beginning Filmmaker

Studiobinder- for pre-production document templates, terrific videos about film basics such as types of shots 

Save the Cat- the Cat is a method for developing solid story structure in screenplays; the website includes lots of examples of existing films with breakdowns of their story structure.

Learn about film                                                                                                                                                                        is packed with information and advice to help you make short films or videos. Equipment for low budget filmmaking on learn about film website. 


Past Results






2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Results

2014 Results

State Finalists and Results(includes links to films)


UIL Young Filmakers Festival