2016 Film Strip 1

2018 WaterWise High School Video Contest

Students can compete to create an entertaining and informational videos that convey the importance of water use efficiency in Santa Barbara County. The 19th Annual Contest challenges high school filmmakers to produce fun, creative, and professional quality videos that follow this year's theme: "Water Use Myths at Home and in the Garden".

All videos must be submitted online by Friday, March 2nd.

To apply, download and complete the 2018 Application Packet.  

Resources and Instructions

Here's a list of Common Water Use Myths and Interesting Facts
Watch the video tutorial to learn the basic requirements for producing your video.                
Download the WaterWiseSB logo for your video.
Check out the list of Additional Resources for more information.   

Ready to enter?
Upload your video(s) and completed Application Packet here!

Prizes for the Student Winners

Cash prizes are awarded to the winning schools and the top student winners:


Award for School  

Award for Students  


1st Place




2nd Place




3rd Place



Ewing Logo

People's Choice 



 Honorable Mention $100  2019 Film Festival Tickets   Carollo-Eng

Prizes for Teacher Participants

 Prize Category Award for Teachers  Sponsor 
 Participation in Teacher Questionnaire  Movie Tickets   2016 HSVC NCM


View the award-winning videos from previous contests 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.