Throughout the years the iYouth Film Festival has received hundreds of youth produced films and given out over $10,000 dollars in cash prizes to the next generation of cinematographers. Thank you very much for helping us to support these new Steven Spielbergs and George Lucas’ by attending this year's 8th and final iYouth Film Festival! Saturday June 11th.

Our heartfelt thanks to the 2016 judges for sharing their expertise with Austin's future filmmakers:

RICHARD LINKLATER: Self taught writer and Director, known for films such as Dazed and Confused, Slacker, School of Rock and Boyhood! (Will be judging remotely and unfortunately cannot attend the screening.)

PJ RAVAL: Award winning filmmaker and cinematographer, voted best young cinematographer out of UT where he now teaches part time!

CATHLEEN SUTHERLAND: Actress and film producer, most recently nominated for the Academy Award "Best Picture" for Boyhood!

LEAH MARINO: Local documentary video editor, has worked on all lengths of projects, some of which have premiered and won at festivals worldwide!

WAYNE BELL: Been in production sound for over 40 years, working on the audio of everything from Texas Chainsaw Massacre to commercials and documentaries!

CONGRATS TO OUR 2016 Winners!

Filmmakers Boot Camp Grand Prize Winner

"The Peanut Gallery" THE QUIVER

Filmmakers Boot Camp Runner Up


iYouth Film Festival Grand Prize Winner

"Dear His New Girl" Catherine Cheng

iYouth Film Festival Runner Ups

"Text Messages" Lena Lee

"Mischief and Mahem" Isabelle Hodge

"Zombie Promo" Lexie Guthan

"Here" Jenna Han