Date: April 15, 2005

Venue: Rugby Theater, 340 seats

Submissions: 93

Guest Speaker: Brett Ratner

Judges: screenwriter John Romano (Party of Five), producer Donna Roth (13 Going on 30), producers Lucy Fisher and Doug Wick (Jarhead, Memoirs of a Geisha)

Directors: Alex Bilger and Sabrina Singh

Advisers: Cheri Gaulke and Ted Walch

Me and My Shadow, 3:25
Zach Susskind, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Checkmate, 2:14, Winner for Best Visual Effects
Daniel Resnick, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Calvin Klone, 1:17
Max Wittert, director, Santa Monica High School

Rain, 13:50, Winner for Best Cinematography
Joey Alvarado, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Guyco, 0:54
Sydney Susskind and Andrew Pattison, directors, Harvard-Westlake School

Scent of Death, 5:19
Michael Larson, director, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences

Lost Cause, 3:59
Justin Dean and David Fischer, directors, Santa Monica High School

Catalina, 1:51
Jorge Carias and Alberto Morales, directors, Roosevelt High School

Smooth Rooting, 14:47, Winner for Best Editing and Best Sound Effects
Zander Eckhouse, director, The Oakwood School

Use Protection, 0:40
Stephen Bowles, director, Mira Costa High School

Turnover, 8:57
Alexander Rydell, director, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences

This Year’s Love, 4:23
Michael Krepack, director, Harvard-Westlake School

The Hulk, 5:33
Andrew Cha and Garrett Lee, directors, Harvard-Westlake School

Hit, 5:54
Alexander Rydell, director, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences

Two Can Play at Foreplay, 6:48
Michael Larson, director, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences

Focus, 8:30, Winner for Best Writing
Andrew Julien, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Cause of Death, 0:44, Winner for Best Directing and Best Overall
Lizzie Barcay, director, Harvard-Westlake School

2005 festival poster designed by Kevin O'Malley and inspired by Brett Ratner's "Rush Hour" poster.

2005 festival poster designed by Kevin O'Malley and inspired by Brett Ratner's "Rush Hour" poster.

"Cause of Death" director Lizzie Barcay with Cheri Gaulke.

"Cause of Death" director Lizzie Barcay with Cheri Gaulke.

Still from the award-winning PSA "Cause of Death" directed by Lizzie Barcay.

Still from the award-winning PSA "Cause of Death" directed by Lizzie Barcay.