Directing Change

2019 Award Ceremony


The 2019 Award Ceremony will be held on May 21, 2019 in downtown Los Angeles at the historic Theatre at the Ace Hotel. We will be screening the top films and recognizing both regional and statewide winners of the contest.


This year’s event is now full, and registration is closed.


If you are interested in being placed on our waiting list, please email a member of our team:

Devin Saragosa-Harris –

Shanti Bond –


For those that have already reserved their seats, we will see you soon! Please check back on this page following the ceremony for photos of the event.

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 Each Mind Matters: California's Mental Health Movement and 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 counties through 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. The program is implemented by Your Social Marketer, Inc.
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