Directing Change

  • Contest

    2015 Award Ceremony

    Senator Mark Leno and Writer/Producer Recognize Students at 2015 Award Ceremony. View pictures here

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    Mark Ordesky, Executive Producer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and ABC’s “The Quest” has joined as a statewide judge!

  • Intent

    Thank you Sponsors!

    A heartfelt thank you to our 2015 Program Sponsors. Learn more about them here

  • Notes

    2015 Winners Announced!

    A heartfelt congratulation to everyone that participated. Your films are amazing and will truly inspire the minds of many! Films can be viewed and downloaded here

If you are experiencing an emotional crisis, are thinking about suicide or are concerned about a friend call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline immediately: 1-800-273-8255This is a free 24-hour hotline.
The contest is part of statewide efforts to prevent suicide, reduce stigma and discrimination related to mental illness, and to promote the mental health and wellness of students. These initiatives are funded by the Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63) and administered by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), an organization of county governments working to improve mental health outcomes for individuals, families and communities.
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