- First Place: “The Most Satisfying Sound”, Joseph Springer
- Second Place: “The Dead Light”, Leslie Le
- Third Place: “Another Reality”, Samuel Fischbach
- “A Helping Hand”, Jonathan Herbst
- “EARTH II”, Richard Magdaluyo
- “The Multiverse Theory”, Ekaterina Zhosan
The first place winner receives a $250 cash prize, second place receives $150, and third place receives $100. All finalists and honorable mentions receive a certificate of recognition and additional prizes donated by sponsors. For more information about the award, see Sci-Fest LA’s website.