Date: April 18, 2008

Venue: ArcLight Cinemas, 410 seats

Submissions: 100

Guest Speaker: Paul Thomas Anderson

Judges: Producer Rick Berman (Star Trek), producer Denise Di Novi (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), director Jason Reitman '95 (Juno), screenwriter Caroline Thompson (Edward Scissorhands), actress Alfre Woodard (Desperate Housewives), cinematographer Robert Elswit (There Will Be Blood)

Directors: Drew Foster and Max Grey

Advisers: Cheri Gaulke and Ted Walch

Automotion, 1:44, Lizzie Award for Visual Effects
Kenny Suleimanagich, director, Culver City High School

What’s a Girl to Do?, 2:27, Lizzie Award for Originality
Jessica Hutchison, director, Santa Monica High School

Shave It, 5:40
Michael Karsh, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Never Again, 1:24, Lizzie Award for Use of Music
Jessica Lee, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Memories of an Undefined Image, 3:00
Mason Shefa, director, Oakwood School

So Cold, 10:12
Anthony Infantino, director, Idyllwild Arts Academy

Ballin’ in Bollywood, 3:16
Eric Weintraub, director, Santa Monica High School

People Don’t Wash, 1:16, Lizzie Award for Editing
Matthew Oquendo, director, South Hills High School

L.A. River, 0:53
Woodrow White, director, Echo Park Film Center

Perfect Day, 0:59
Michael Diamant, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Spots Deep, 5:05, Lizzie Award for Cinematography
Nathan Sacharow, director, Santa Monica High School

A Self-Centered Conversation, 6:13, Festival Directors’ Choice
Daniel Bang, director, Norbonne High School

The Real Human Element, 1:52, Humanitarian Award in Honor of Lizzie Barcay
Jake Gutman, director, Harvard-Westlake School

Woodie, 9:59, Lizzie Award for Acting
Drew Foster and Max Grey, directors, Harvard-Westlake School

Recorded, 4:43, Lizzie Award for Writing
Steven Ortiz, director, Mira Costa High School

Heart Attack, 7:42, Lizzie Award for Directing
David Harris, director, New York Film Academy

2008 poster designed by Kevin O'Malley inspired by Paul Thomas Anderson's film "Magnolia."
"Conflict in the Middle Table" director Michael Diamant and his mom.
Festival director Drew Foster and family.
Student filmmakers are introduced after the screening.
"Shave It" writer Charlie Fogerty and director Michael Karsh.
"The Real Human Element" director Jake Gutman.
Festival director Max Grey and his mom.
"People Don't Wash" director Matthew Oquendo and friend.
Michelle Reitman, judge Jason Reitman and speaker Paul Thomas Anderson at the reception.
Jason Reitman with "A Self-Centered Conversation" director Daniel Bang.
"Never Again" director Jessica Lee.