Ripple Effect Film Project

THANK YOU! We had a wonderful Blue Carpet Premiere at The Morton Theatre on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Students in grades K-12 created water-themed films in two categories: 1) Healthy Water, Healthy People, and 2) Healthy Water, Healthy Environment for the latest Ripple Effect Film Project.

What is the Ripple Effect Film Project?

Local K-12 students have the opportunity to write, produce, and star in short, water-themed films. The submissions are narrowed down to the finalist round, then judged on creativity, originality, technical skill, and message content. The finalists' films are shown on the big screen during the Blue Carpet Premiere, where the winners are announced and cash prizes awarded.  

The festival's theme changes each year slightly but always involves water and opportunities to incorporate the Georgia Standards of Excellence into the production. The 2021/2022 Ripple Effect Film Project theme was Healthy Water, Healthy World to recognize the role clean water plays for all people, our environment, our communities, and our homes.  

The event is part of the Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office's promotion of the EPA WaterSense Fix a Leak Week, March 14-20, 2022. Find out more about fixing leaks around your house at EPA WaterSense.

Thank you to all who submitted films to the 2021/2022 Ripple Effect Film Project. 

Brought to you by ACC Water Conservation Office, Stormwater Management, Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful, & Leisure Services.


Title: Thirsty World
Category:  Healthy Water, Healthy Environment
Filmmakers: Waylon Vaughn
School: Clarke Middle School