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STUDENT SHOWCASE BEST OF 2019

HIFF Student Finalists were selected by a panel of judges to present at HIFF 39 in a special showcase screening as part of the Festival’s annual Student Showcase for K-12 students in Hawai’i. 

Currently, there is an open call for K-12 student films for HIFF 40th Fall Festival in November until Monday, September 14, 2020. Learn more and submit your film today at: https://hiff.org/student-showcase/

Enjoy these films below from:

HAWAI’I WOMEN IN FILMMAKING, MAUI HULIAU, HAWAII BAPTIST ACADEMY, AND LILI’UOKLANI TRUST ʻŌLINO ARTS ACADEMY

MIASHEAFFER
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

@MIASHEAFFER

Filmmaker: Kaede Kimura
Organization: Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking
Teacher: Vera Zambonelli
Running Time: 10:00

TWO OF A KIND
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

TWO OF A KIND

Filmmakers: Inez Anderson
Organization: Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking
Teacher: Vera Zambonelli
Running Time: 3:23

HARDLY WORKING
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

HARDLY WORKING

Filmmakers: Clarissa Ontal, Kalani Simmons, Charlie Ahlgren Folkert, Kaede Kimura, Naimah Ford, and Lauryn Ford
Organization: Hawai’i Women In Filmmaking
Teacher: Vera Zambonelli
Running Time: 7:29

FINE
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

FINE

Filmmaker: Jessie Hearther
Organization: Hawai’i Women in Filmmaking
Teacher: Vera Zambonelli
Running Time: 5:35

KIDS SPEAK ON PLASTIC POLLUTION
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

KIDS SPEAK ON PLASTIC POLLUTION

Filmmakers: Hokuaoka’ale Gilman, Kailani Ibanez, Mikaela Lagasca
Organization: Maui Huliau
Running Time: 4:46

GROWING OUR FUTURE
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

GROWING OUR FUTURE

Filmmakers: Jesiah Malaikini, Huaka Park, Ire Pu-Akina, Nakualakuhikuhi Kanakeole-Park
Organization: Maui Huliau
Running Time: 9:25

REMEMBER
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

REMEMBER

Filmmakers: Chloe Chin, Tessa Chin, Ka’imi Kaleleiki
Organization: Maui Huliau
Running Time: 2:37

GREEN GONE
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

GREEN GONE

Filmmakers: Keanu Frith, Tess Moretti-Hill, Gabriel Jeffers, Māhea Dunn
Organization: Maui Huliau
Running Time: 2:47

OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

ANIMATION CLASS 3

Filmmakers: Students in the Animation Class 3
School: Hawaii Baptist Academy 
Teacher: Sean Malinger
Running Time
: 8:14

IRREVERSIBLE
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

IRREVERSIBLE

Filmmakers: Emma Tamashiro, Karissa Tabadero
School: Hawaii Baptist Academy
Teacher: Sean Malinger
Running Time: 4:22

BRING TO LIFE
OFFICIAL SELECTION HIFF 39

BRING TO LIFE: 2019 LILI’UOKALANI ʻŌLINO ARTS ANIMATION ACADEMY

Filmmakers: ʻŌlino Arts Animation Academy 2019 Cohort
Organization: Lili’uokalani Trust, ‘Olino Arts
Teacher: Linda Dorn
Running Time: 21:48