2017 'Growing Pains' Video Contest Winners


In partnership with

the SoCal Student Film Festival,

CAPS is proud to announce the winners of the 2017

“Growing Pains” High School Video Contest!

Entrants were asked to address the following prompt:

   The U.S. is under huge pressure from population growth.
Our wildlife and unique environmental treasures are threatened.
Limited water resources are running dry, schools are crowded, and traffic keeps getting worse.
Overpopulation is a tough issue, but we need you to be up to the challenge!
Our quality of life and environment are at stake!

        Spread awareness by making a video that helps others understand the challenges of overpopulation,
and present your solutions.
You could help make a difference, and win some great prizes in the process.

And the Winners ARE:

1st Place - $3,000 Winner

Brian HyoJoon Kim - Wildfire

Like Wildfire

2nd Place - $1,500 Winner

Caleb Garrett - Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing


3rd Place - $500 Winner

Hilda Chaya and Brendon Ada - Our World

Our World

4th Place - $500 Winner

Cassidy Johnson, Katrina Ujiie, and Arash Magbouleh Contaminated


5th Place - $500 Winner

Garrett Kukier and Jessica Stossel   - Two Worlds, One Planet

Two Worlds, One Planet