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.

The 5th Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Festival launches with our annual Kick-Off reception, Wednesday, September 21st, 6:00 pm at the Crowne Plaza, Ventura Beach.

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Check out last year’s winning films:

Unsafe Water earned the Audience Choice Award, sponsored by Nossaman LLP.

Water is Life won the Award for Best Student Short Film, co-sponsored by Corollo Engineering, Hopkins Groundwater and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants;

The Value of Water took home the Santa Monica Vision Award, sponsored by The City of Santa Monica Office of Sustainability and the Environment;

Good Stewards was awarded the Ventura Vision Award, sponsored by Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach;

And the Grand Jury Prize, presented by Ventura Water, was awarded to the City of Palmdale for their film Danny Trejo – Conservation Enforcer.

Click here to watch TV coverage of the 4th Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Festival Awards Ceremony. 

Audience Choice Award – Voting is closed

The deadline for the voting on the Audience Choice Awards will be posted shortly. Please check back!ipad2-black

The polls are closed. 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!

 

 

Grand Prize Winner - Danny Trejo - "Conservation Enforcer"

Water: Take 1 Finalists

28 Percent Pure

28 Percent Pure

Directed by: Khashayar Rahimi, Shahin Javadi Nejad

Belief

Belief

Directed by: Alireza Salmonpour

Can You Guarantee?

Can You Guarantee?

Directed by: kong Cheang

A Entrega / The Delivery

A Entrega / The Delivery

Directed by: Herbert Bianchi

Drop

Drop

Directed by: David Murad

Right to Water

Right to Water

Directed by: Sohel Mohammad Rana

RiverSmart Homes

RiverSmart Homes

Directed by: Mark Leisher

The Value of Water

The Value of Water

Directed by: Madeleine Pryor

Waterbackpack Paul

Waterbackpack Paul

Directed by: Miriam Steen

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