Sonoma County Office of Education

Five-Minute Film Festival Entries

Festival LogoThis year, SCOE its second annual Five-Minute Film Festival. This was an opportunity for K-12 students to demonstrate learning in a 21st century context and showcase their work in front of a community audience. To participate, students created short videos (up to five-minutes long) on the theme of “Patterns” and submitted them to a SCOE for judging by a celebrity panel. The top 15 films debuted at the Festival on March 14. Learn more and read about the winning films here.

All 94 films submitted are shown below, with the winning films highlighted first. You can use the Search box, above right, to search for a specific film.


Judge-Selected Winners

Grades K-5
"Patternless" | By Santia DePaola | Oak Grove Elementary


Grades 6-8
"The Amazing Cow Cam" | By Blake Macheras, Kaden Anderson, and Kieran Douglass | Willowside Middle



High School
"Violence in a Generation" | Cheloy Gonzalez, Katie McUgh, Indiana DeFrancesco, and Shayna Kubiceck | Windsor High School



Audience Choice Winner

"Mandala Project" | By the Students of Room 24 | Kawana Academy of the Arts & Sciences


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ART - The Power of Individual Expression
By Kaylynn Seavey and Nina Soberanis
Grade 10th Grade, Maria Carrillo High School
Bad Timings
By "Maruna Kang, Ashley Vanoni, Moises Zarco, View All...
Grade 6th Grade, Douglas Whited Elementary
Beautiful Patterns
By Sofia Manzo
Grade 6th, Kawana Academy
Behavior Patterns
By Shirley Tupper
Grade 5th, Kawana Academy
Behavior Patterns
By Jessica Tinoco
Grade 5, Kawana Academy
Bella's Free Throw Pattern
By Bella Blue
Grade 7th grade, Kenilworth Junior High School
Black & White
By Antonio Rios Soto
Grade 7th, Rincon Valley Charter School
Branching Structures
By "Barrett Benziger, Henry O'Donnell, Sasha Fong, View All...
Grade "11,12", Maria Carrillo High School
Chinese Zodiac
By "Jasmine Tran, Jessica Tran, Megan Walker"
Grade 6th, Olivet Elementry
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