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Grand Prix & Best Script Award

The First Appearance of Light
<Singapore> Sembawang Secondary School

An older sister who was more like a best friend to her younger sister decided to take her own life. Why didn't the younger sister notice her suffering? The difficulty of communication is examined, based on a true story.
[5'25"]

Best Videography Award

Balcony · Sunshine
<China> Beijing Wanquan Primary School

A small schoolgirl doesn't like to communicate with others in her class because she stutters. A boy reaches out to help her, and she takes on the challenge of reciting a poem to the class. What do you suppose happens?
[5'00"]

Best Witness Award

We Are From...
<Japan> Iwasaki Junior High School

Children of Iwaki City, Fukushima, are victims of the massive damage of the North East Japan Earthquake. After being separated from their friends and living in temporary homes, the day finally comes for their school to restart.
[5'32"]

Best Research Award

The Factory Chicken
<Malaysia> Dato’ Abdul Razak School Seremban

Not much attention is paid to the environmental pollution caused by raising cheap, mass-produced, modern factory chickens. The negative effects are investigated while speaking with people around town.
[5'14"]

Best Documentary Award

Knife Crime: Think of Life Put Down the Knife
<U.K.> Knox Academy

How can we prevent knife crimes? A search for ways to eliminate them includes comments from both offenders and victims.
[4'21"]

Best Visual Effect Award

Fuhgeddaboudit! (Forget about It!)
<U.S.A.> Val Verde High School

Paper cartons and plastic bottles find themselves in a park garbage can. These castaways can still provide valuable resources. Will they be safely recycled?
[5'09"]

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