The Michigan Interscholastic Press Association today announced the winners of the 2018 MIPA Two-Week Film Challenge.

Students were given two weeks to create a fictional or documentary short film no longer than 5 minutes that fits the theme “In motion.” Films had to include a a squeaky dog toy and a character had to say, “I’m going to risk it all.”

Entries were judged by a panel of MIPA member advisers.

First Place

The Application
John Balian
Lake Orion HS

Second Place

Project Squeaker
Clayton Willis, Dane VonAllmen & Bryce Darrin
Oxford HS

Third Place

Goodbye Valentine
Brian Farstvedt
Lake Orion HS

Honorable Mention

World’s Fastest Rollerblader
Jacob Johr
Lake Orion HS

Honorable Mention

In Motion
Emily Penrose
Lake Orion HS

Honorable Mention

The Power of Imagination
Rachel Nau
Northwest HS

Honorable Mention

Fight
Dylan Cartwright
Roosevelt HS