The decade of the Escondido Youth Media Festival has come to an end.  Please explore the site for past events and resources.  The student achievement in creativity and communication is to be treasured.  

Here is a link to other Local Film Festivals.


And the 2020 iVIE Winners Are:



Persevere to Achieve

Dir. George Malak

1 min., Grades K-5, Juniper Elementary, PSA

Short Narrative

The Nightmare

2 min., Grades K-5, Juniper Elementary, Short Narrative

Middle School



Dirs. Delilah Ramirez, Madison Taylor

1 min., Grades 6-8, Bear Valley Middle School, DIY

Short Narrative


Dir. Carter Lampman

5 min., Grades 6-8, Quantum Academy, Shorts Narrative

And EUSD Alumn - High School

Bill Simpson Grand Recognition Winner

Time of Death

Dir. Howard Kung

2 min., Grades 9-12, San Pasqual High School, Short Narrative

All iVIE 2020 Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 iVIE Nominees

From Central School, in the Class Video category, Ms. Reyes’ Kindergarten class is nominated for Aquaponics "School.”

From Lincoln Elementary, Ms. Tran's class, Jayden Hernandez is nominated for his video entitled, Make A Movement.

From Quantum Academy, Ms. Murphy Seventh Grade student Carter Lampman is nominated for Babysat.

From Juniper Elementary, Ms. Catalanotto’s students received four nominations: The Nightmare and Diagnosis Diabetes in the short narrative category,  Persevere to Achieve in the PSA category, and Paws for the News: Science Minute in the News Story category.

And from Bear Valley Middle, Mr. de Neve’s B-TV crew: S.L.A.N.T.,  Delilah Ramirez & Madison Taylor, Do it Yourself Middle School Category, and iPad Help, Delilah Ramirez & Madison Taylor, Do it Yourself Middle School Category.


We regret to announce that due to safety 
concerns in light of the COVID-19 virus, 
EYMF has been cancelled this year.
If you have any questions, contact Todd Mattox:

Click Watch EYMF 2019 Video

Escondido Youth Media Festival and Student Showcase

(Cancelled for 2020)

Celebrating Youth Innovation in EUSD

Video, Animation, Audio Storytelling, Photography

Lights, Camera, iPad!

(Click here for guides and tutorials.)

EUSD award winning videos on EUSD YouTube Site

The Student Showcase is open to all Tech or STEM Projects

Schedule of Events

5:15-6:45 P.M. - Showcase - Prior to the start of the Festivalthere will be a Showcase of some of the best, most innovative, and most interesting happenings going on within EUSD. Be sure to check it out in the lobby of the theater.

5:45-7:00 P.M. - Screening - The Screening of all nominated entries will take place immediately prior to the awards show in the Concert Hall (big theater). All nominated video and audio entries will be  presented in their entirety. All nominated photography entries will be on display in the lobby. The Concert Hall (big theatre), California Center for the Arts, Escondido. 380 N. Escondido Blvd. Escondido 92025.

 7:00 P.M.  - Awards Ceremony - Just like the Oscars, the Festival Awards are the high point of the evening.  Winners of 4 media categories, for 3 different age ranges will be awarded (12 total). The Concert Hall (big theatre), California Center for the Arts, Escondido 380 N. Escondido Blvd. Escondido 92025.

Screening (approximate times)

It's time for the 10th Annual Escondido Youth Media Festival (EYMF)!  EYMF is a celebration of the creativity and 21st Century skills of elementary and middle school students from the Escondido Union School District (EUSD).

Produced by the Escondido Union School District, the Festival promotes students' work in their home community and on a global platform. Put simply, there is a lot of good news to share, and we want you to see it firsthand!

Why is the Festival important? EUSD already has exciting preliminary data indicating that students' Information, Communications, and Technology Literacy has a dramatic effect on their academic achievement. By creating Video, Photography, and Audio Storytelling, EUSD students develop skills and master educational content in ways that far exceed expectations. Check out Previous Winner in the left sidebar.

The Student Showcase, presents a variety of of our students excellence in media, technology, communication and STEM 

Quick Facts:

  1.  All submissions will be made online through FilmFreeway. Here's How
  2. All submissions will be submitted by a Teacher.
  3.  See Media Categories and Rules for more details.
  4. Trophies given in all categories.
  5.  Deadline is May 1.
Jan 7, 2011, 12:35 PM