Young filmmakers, grades ranging from five through 12, submitted original works to the sixth annual Daniel A. Citron Film Festival, held Friday, April 8 2016. Loyola Blakefield student Brett McLoughlin won the grand jury prize for "Drone."

Following lists the winner and runner up for each category, respectively. Impressed with the quality of the films entered by the youngest filmmakers, the judges decided to award a prize to each entry in the elementary/middle school category.


Grand Jury Prize

Drone Brett McLoughlin




Agoraphobe Chris Zdenek and Adam Roat

Bullies are Real Cory Nigrin, Jonah Haas, Julia MacGibeny



Drone Brett McLoughlin

Wild Ones: Part II Sage Okolo



Housing Discrimination in Baltimore Chris Zdenek

Matt Zoll Andrew Benson



Fly Away Benjamin Truxel

Wonder - Moments of Belonging Emerson Gray


Foreign Film 

El Cid - Una Pelicula Increíble Nick Auen


Music Video

Gilman School: Our House, Flo Rida Parody Max Sternlicht

Fever Jon English & Wade Perry


Elementary/Middle School

Fly Away Benjamin Truxel

Wonder - Moments of Belonging Emerson Gray

Better than Broadway: The Making of a Middle School Play Maggie Antoniades

Rock Cycle Movie Daniel Truxel

Gilman School: Our House, Flo Rida Parody Max Sternlicht