HONORING YOUNG TEXAS FILMMAKERS PROMOTING POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE
ABOUT THE NOBELITY SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD
The Nobelity Social Impact Award celebrates student films that inform their audiences about issues that affect their communities, and inspire social change.
All student films submitted to the UIL competition are eligible for this chance to win film equipment for your classroom.
We are proud to support these important young voices. Thanks to all of the students who participate, keep up the great work!
Thanks to Precision Camera, Louisiana Charities Trust, Eloise DeJoria, and JP's Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation for funding these awards.
Congratulations to the winning films for the 6th Annual Social Impact Awards!
2023 Winners and Finalists
LYTLE HIGH SCHOOL "Housing the Unhoused" Conference 3A
YATES HIGH SCHOOL "Twin Tragedy" Conference 4A
LAREDO NIXON HIGH SCHOOL “En Camino” Conference 5A (password protected, link available upon request)
CYPRESS RANCH HIGH SCHOOL “UNTITLED” Conference 6A
Congratulations to the winning films for the 5th Annual Social Impact Awards!
2022 Winners and Finalists
1ST PLACE Mind in Tha Tre - Yates HS Houston
2ND PLACE Anywhere But Home - Community HS. Nevada
1ST PLACE Honeybee - Heritage High School, Frisco
2ND PLACE List of Lost Books - Reagan High School, San Antonio
Congratulations to the winning films for the 4th Annual Social Impact Awards!
2021 Winners and Finalists
2021 Division One 1st Place Believe It Foundation - Adaptive Bike Program – Lytle HS
2021 Division One Runner Up ROYGBV+ – Whitesboro HS
2021 Division Two - TIED for 1st Place The Historic Cine El Rey – PSJA Southwest HS, Pharr
2021 Division Two - TIED for 1st Place Nature’s Daughter – McKinney HS
2021 Division Two Runner Up One More Vote – Clements HS, Sugar Land
Congratulations to the winning films for the 3rd Annual Social Impact Awards!
2020 Winners and Finalists
1st Place: We Are Not Alone - Mental Health in America by Kenedy High School
2nd Place: CAMP Camp Volunteers by Lytle High School
A Little Bit of a Miracle – Argyle High School
Peed Off - The Animation – Pewitt High School
Savior – Stephenville High School
There's Only So Many Dances - Nocona High School
1st Place: Saving Me from Me by PSJA North High School
2nd Place: Anxiété by Reagan High School, San Antonio
Everyday Now –Johnson High School, Austin
Hey – Sharyland Pioneer High School, Mission
Mr. Pickles – Allen High School
Speak Now – Randall High School, Amarillo
UIL Rebels with a Cause - Cypress Lakes High School, Katy
2021 opportunities will be posted once The UIL Young Filmmakers Festival submissions open.
In the meantime, print this flyer for your film teacher! Talk with your classmates about how you can use film to amplify your voices!
2019 UIL Young Filmmakers: 2nd Annual Nobelity Social Impact Award Winners:
DIVISION I: 1ST
DIVISION I: 2nd
DIVISION II: 1ST
DIVISION II: 2nd
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