2019 Theme: RESCUE!

Foundational Scripture:  Jeremiah 1:7-8 
But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a youth’; for to all to whom I send you, you shall go, and whatever I command you, you shall speak. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you, declares the Lord.”

Shoe Shine by Kelly Crawford, Dallas TX;
DE: Camille Godwin-Austen
A Christian singer must deal with an incriminating photo.

Gracie Smiles by Cindy O'Halloran, Richland Center, WI;
DE: James M. DeVince
A shy girl's evangelistic speech is pointed at her teacher.

A Simple Act by Kimberly Jade Soliman, Buena Park, CA;
DE: Ted Cox
A dying teen interrupts a suicide in progress.

4TH PLACE and Audience Favorite:
One Step Away by Kelli Cloud Barton & Amy Walker Molina, White Oak, TX;
DE: William G. Jones
A young grad's boss believes in her ability to reach abused girls.

Colors of Siaka by Derek D. Bullard, Irvine CA;
DE: Camille Goodwin-Austen
An African boy is thrust into the Ivorian Civil War.


A Tip of the Hat -by Christian L. Scott, Houston, TX*
DE Kenny Solberg.
A young boxer contemplates throwing a fight as he remembers his childhood and grandfathers advice. 

Affiliated by Jennifer Lynn O'Hara, San Pedro, CA
DE James M. De Vince.
Grieving the loss of her brother to gang violence, Alicia contemplates healing her violent neighborhood. A young girl must help heal the violence in her neighborhood.

Dustpoint - by Mason Armour, Kittrell, NC
DE Ted Cox.
When a conflicted young preacher arrives in a frontier town he must decide if he will obey God and confront the local opposition

Invisigirl - by Malinda Fugate, San Pedro, CA
DE James M. De Vince.
Hannah keeps heroics safely in her imagination, but real-life danger refuses to be ignored. 

Son  by John Fornof, Sun Valley, CA
DE David Hyde.
A kid from the suburbs, searches for his homeless dad and finds a crazy street preacher.