Categories include Narrative, Documentary, Music Video, Animation, Commercial, Public Service Announcement, News Spot Feature, Experimental Film, Action Sports, and the Growing Pains Video Contest (Cash Prizes - see details on our Film Freeway page).  An award will be given for "Best of" in each genre.

In addition, awards will be given for "Achievement in" Acting (Actor and Actress), Direction, Writing, Editing, Special/Visual Effects, Cinematography, and Production Design.

Student filmmakers unable to attend the awards show will be asked to create a video acceptance speech video to be shown at the event.