The 5th Annual

Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Festival

Grand Prize: $1500.00

Water: Take 1, presented by Ventura Water,  is an exciting and important initiative that highlights our relationship with water: How we look at it, how we use it and how we share it.

Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Festival Winners Announced

Winners of the 5th Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Festival were announced at an awards ceremony held at the Channel Islands National Park Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center on March 22nd, in celebration of World Water Day.

Audience Choice Award: Drought Wars: The Family Fights Back

Award for Best Student Short Film: Citizen of your Watershed: Litter, Citizen of your Watershed: Pesticides, Citizen of your Watershed: Runoff

Palmdale Vision Award: Saving the Savior (Billa, The Savior)

Ventura Vision Award: Aquanaut: A Journey to the Pacific

Grand Jury Prize: Place of Sweet Waters

Watch and share the Water: Take 1 films and help draw attention to the challenges facing our water supply on a local, national and global level.

shortshd_revised_logo_claim_black_and_white_220910New this year, Water: Take 1 has forged a promotional partnership with Shorts TV whereby submitted films are eligible for inclusion in a special, one-hour film showcase to air on Shorts TV in honor of World Water Day. Tune in beginning March 22nd.

Audience Choice Award

VOTING CLOSED

ipad2-blackThe polls are closed, thank you for your votes! The Audience Choice Award voting deadline runs four weeks after the final submission deadline. So, your friends and fans can keep voting even after the deadline has passed. The earlier you submit your film, the more time your project has to gather votes and win and the video with the most votes wins an IPad 2!

 

5th Annual Water: Take 1 Grand Jury Prize Winner - Place of Sweet Waters

5th Annual Water: Take 1 Finalists

Blanketing Snow

Blanketing Snow

Directed by: Inna Sahakyan, Vardan Hovhannisyan

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

Directed by: Howard Hall

Dead Volume

Dead Volume

Directed by: Fernao Spadotto

The drop

The drop

Directed by: Josep Calle

Every Drop Counts

Every Drop Counts

Directed by: Dhimant Vyas

SAVING THE SAVIOUR (BILLA - THE SAVIOUR)

SAVING THE SAVIOUR (BILLA - THE SAVIOUR)

Directed by: JALAL UD DIN BABA

Vezo

Vezo

Directed by: Tod Lending

Water Hunters

Water Hunters

Directed by: Massimo Ottoni, Salvatore Centoducati

Water is Life

Water is Life

Directed by: Abhinav Jambulingam

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