2016 Film Strip 1

2019 WaterWise High School Video Contest 

Inspire the community to use water wisely by creating fun, entertaining and informational videos! Schools and student winners will receive cash prizes and have their video broadcasted on TV and local movie theaters.

The 20th Annual Contest challenges high school filmmakers to produce creative and high-quality videos that follow this year's theme: "A Day in the Life of a Water Saver." 

Congratulations to the students winners of this year's contest! Download the Press Release. View all photos of the Awards Ceremony.

View previous winning videos here and all video submissions since 2005 here.

Prizes for the Winning Schools and Students


 Student Winners

Award for School  

Award for Students  


1st Place

"Wild Water Saver
by Malia hunter and Josh Santa Ynez Union Valley High School




    2nd Place

    "Steve's a Water Saver
    by Justin Roslinda at Orcutt Academy High School




    3rd Place

    "A Day in the Life of a Water Saver"
    by Tara Woodard, Nate Vance, and Elizabeth Shmorhun at Dos Pueblos High School



    Ewing Logo

    People's Choice 
    (vote on YouTube!)

    "Steve's a Water Saver"
    by Justin Roslinda at Orcutt Academy High School



     Honorable Mention
    (North County)
     "Drippy the Water Saver"
    by Diana Gomez, Alaynna Garza, Christina Muñoz, and Estrella Barbosa at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School
    $100  Car Wash Vouchers  splashndash
     Honorable Mention
    (South County)
    by Ben Sherman, Rosie Campbell, and Tobias Cole at Santa Barbara High School
    $100  2019 Film Festival Tickets   SBIFF

       See the videos of previous students winners since 2005 here.


    2016 Film Strip 2

    California State Content Standards The following standards are met through participation in this contest. Science 9-12: 9c, Performing Arts 9-12: Visual & Performing 5.2, English/Language Arts 9-10: Listening & Speaking 1.1, 1.7, 1.9, 2.2d-f, 2.5b-d, 2.6a-c and 11-12 - 1.4, 1.6, 2.1b, 2.4a, c, d.