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The Student Academy Awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in an annual competition for college and university filmmakers.[1][2]

Student Academy Awards
Awarded forExcellence in cinematic achievements
CountryUnited States
Presented byAcademy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
First awardedDecember 20, 1973; 45 years ago (1973-12-20) (as Student Film Awards)
Websiteoscars.org/saa

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DescriptionEdit

The awards were originally named the Student Film Awards and were first presented in 1973. Since 1975, the awards have been given annually, usually in June. The current name was adopted effective in 1991.

The awards offer prizes in four categories: alternative (experimental film), animation, documentary, and narrative. Gold, silver, and bronze awards may be given in each category, with accompanying cash grants of $5,000, $3,000, and $2,000, respectively, as of 2005. Since 1981, a separate award has been given annually to a student filmmaker from outside the United States.

Several award winners have gone on to significant achievement as filmmakers, including Robert Zemeckis, Bob Saget, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Pete Docter and John Lasseter. Some of the award-winning student films have themselves been nominated for and/or won the Academy Award in the short film categories, including Chicks in White Satin, The Janitor, Karl Hess: Toward Liberty, The Lunch Date, 9, Quiero ser (I want to be...), The Red Jacket, On the Line (Auf der Strecke), God of Love, The Confession and 4.1 Miles.

To extend the impact and honor beyond the competition, a compilation presentation of the gold medal award-winning films is circulated each year free of charge to educational and non-profit organizations nationwide.

List of winnersEdit

1970sEdit

1st Annual Student Film Awards – December 20, 1973Edit

2nd Annual Student Film Awards – July 1, 1975Edit

3rd Annual Student Film Awards – June 23, 1976Edit

4th Annual Student Film Awards – May 22, 1977Edit

5th Annual Student Film Awards – May 21, 1978Edit

6th Annual Student Film Awards – June 3, 1979Edit

1980sEdit

7th Annual Student Film Awards – June 8, 1980Edit

8th Annual Student Film Awards – June 7, 1981Edit

9th Annual Student Film Awards – June 6, 1982Edit

10th Annual Student Film Awards – June 5, 1983Edit

11th Annual Student Film Awards – June 10, 1984Edit

12th Annual Student Film Awards – June 16, 1985Edit

13th Annual Student Film Awards – June 8, 1986Edit

14th Annual Student Film Awards – June 7, 1987Edit

15th Annual Student Film Awards – June 12, 1988Edit

16th Annual Student Film Awards – June 11, 1989Edit

1990sEdit

17th Annual Student Film Awards – June 10, 1990Edit

18th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 9, 1991Edit

19th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 14, 1992Edit

20th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 13, 1993Edit

21st Annual Student Academy Awards – June 12, 1994Edit

22nd Annual Student Academy Awards – June 11, 1995Edit

23rd Annual Student Academy Awards – June 9, 1996Edit

24th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 8, 1997Edit

25th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 14, 1998Edit

26th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 13, 1999Edit

2000sEdit

27th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 11, 2000Edit

28th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 10, 2001Edit

29th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 9, 2002Edit

30th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 8, 2003Edit

31st Annual Student Academy Awards – June 13, 2004Edit

32nd Annual Student Academy Awards – June 12, 2005Edit

33rd Annual Student Academy Awards – June 10, 2006Edit

34th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 9, 2007Edit

35th Annual Student Academy Awards – June 7, 2008Edit

36th Annual Student Film Awards – June 13, 2009Edit

2010sEdit

37th Annual Student Film Awards – June 12, 2010Edit

38th Annual Student Film Awards – June 11, 2011Edit

39th Annual Student Film Awards – June 9, 2012Edit

40th Annual Student Film Awards – June 8, 2013Edit

41st Annual Student Film Awards – June 6, 2014Edit

42nd Annual Student Film Awards – September 17, 2015Edit

43rd Annual Student Film Awards – September 22, 2016Edit

Year Award Winners Nominees Ref.
2016
Alternative [7][8]
Animation
Documentary
Narrative
Foreign Narrative
Foreign Animation
Foreign Documentary

44th Annual Student Film Awards – October 12, 2017Edit

Year Category Award Winners Nominees Ref.
2017
Domestic Film Schools Alternative [9][10]
Animation
Documentary
Narrative
International Film Schools Animation
Documentary
Narrative

45th Annual Student Film Awards – October 11, 2018Edit

Year Category Award Winners Nominees Ref.
2018
Domestic Film Schools Alternative
  • Gold:
    Reanimated – Shae Demandt (Florida State University)
  • Transient Passengers (Experiment Number NÜN) – Natalia Hermida (Chapman University)
  • Emunah – Sang Hyoun Han (School of Visual Arts)
[11][12]
Animation
Documentary
Narrative
  • Bini – Erblin Nushi (George Mason University)
  • Empty Skies – Wenting Deng and Luke Fisher (Ohio University)
  • June – Huay-Bing Law (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Masks – Mahaliyah Ayla O (University of Southern California)
  • Mid City Blue – Kristopher D Wilson (University of California - Los Angeles)
International Film Schools Animation
  • Gold:
    The Green Bird – Pierre Perveyrie, Maximilien Bougeous, Marine Goalard, Irina Nguyen-Duc, and Quentin Dubois
  • A Blink of an Eye – Kiana Naghshineh (Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg)
  • L'Aviatrice – Jacques Leyreloup, Victor Tolila, Perrine Renard, Laura Viver Canal and Gael Chauvet (ESMA)
  • Meli-Metro – Alexandre Blain, Lucas Germain, Christophe Gigot, Jade Guilbault, Andreas Muller and Simon Puculek (ESMA)
Documentary
  • Gold:
    Nomadic Doctor – Mart Bira (University of Hertfordshire)
  • F32.2 – Annelie Boros (University of Television and Film Munich)
  • Tracing Addai – Esther Niemeier (Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf)
Narrative
  • Gold:
    Get Ready With Me – Jonatan Etzler, (Stockholm Academy of the Arts)
  • Silver:
    Almost Everything – Jan-Eric Mack, (Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland)
  • Bronze:
    A Siege – Istvan Kovacs, (University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest)
  • Touch Me – Eileen Byrne, (Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München
  • August Sun – Franco Volpi (London Film School
  • Dead Birds – Johnny Kenton (National Film and Television School)
  • Sons of No One – Alan Toth (LUCA School of Arts)

46th Annual Student Film Awards – 2019Edit

Year Category Award Winners Nominees Ref.
2019
Domestic Film Schools Alternative
  • Gold: TBA
  • Patron Saint - Georden West (Emerson College)
  • Rumours - Nicole Aebersold (Film University Babelsborg KNORAD WOLF)
  • Two Paper Nightingales - Kaylin George (Chapman University)
[13]
Animation
  • Gold: TBA
  • Silver: TBA
  • Bronze: TBA
Documentary
  • Gold: TBA
  • Silver: TBA
  • Bronze: TBA
Narrative
  • Gold: TBA
  • Silver: TBA
  • Bronze: TBA
International Film Schools Animation
  • Gold: TBA
  • Love Me, Fear Me - Veronica Solomon (Film University Babelsborg KNORAD WOLF)
  • The Ostrich Politic - Mohamad Houhou (Gobelins, l'ecole de l'image)
  • Daughter - Daria Kashcheeva (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague)
Documentary
  • Gold: TBA
  • Oro Blanco - Gisela Carbajal Rodriguez (University of Television and Film Munich)
  • The Winds Heritage - Alejandra Retana, Cesar Camacho, and Cesar Hernandez (University of Guadalajara)
  • FAMILY - Yifan Sun (The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz)
Narrative
  • Gold: TBA
  • Silver: TBA
  • Bronze: TBA
  • Bonobo - Zoel Aeschbacher (ECAL)
  • Dog Eat Dog - Rikke Gregersen (Westerdals Kristiania University College)
  • November 1st - Charlie Manton (National Film and Television School)
  • Quiet Land Good People - Johannes Bachmann (Zurich University of Arts)
  • The Last Romantic - Natalia Garcia Agraz (Centro de Capacitacion Cinematografica)
  • Senor - Masha Clark (The London Film School)
  • Human - Korwin Quinonez (Incine)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ Los Angeles Times
  3. ^ I Wanna Hold Your Hold (1978)|The Criterion Collection
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ And The 2015 Student Academy Awards Go To …-Deadline
  7. ^ "2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED - Congratulations to our new Student Academy Awards finalists! See the full list below. Keep checking back to Oscars.org to find out the winners and get more information about our awards ceremony on September 22, 2016". Academy. August 1, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  8. ^ "ACADEMY REVEALS 2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS". August 29, 2016. Retrieved August 30, 2016.
  9. ^ "2017 Student Academy Awards finalist". Academy. August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2016.
  10. ^ "2017 Student Academy Award winners". October 12, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  11. ^ "Meet the 2018 Student Academy Awards Finalists". Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. August 12, 2018. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  12. ^ "45th Student Academy Awards | 2018". Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  13. ^ "Meet the 2019 Student Academy Awards Finalists". Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. August 8, 2019. Retrieved August 14, 2019.

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