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37th Student Academy Award Winners Announced

Thirteen students from 10 U.S. colleges and universities have been named winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 37th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.

Press Release from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Thirteen students from 10 U.S. colleges and universities have been named winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 37th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.

The student filmmakers will be brought to Los Angeles for a week of industry-related activities and social events that will culminate in the awards ceremony on Saturday, June 12, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. One student filmmaker from the United Kingdom also has been selected to receive this year’s Honorary Foreign Film award.

The 37th Annual Student Academy Awards ceremony on June 12 is free and open to the public, but advance tickets are required. Tickets may be obtained online at www.oscars.org, in person at the Academy box office or by mail. The Samuel Goldwyn Theater is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 247-3600.

The winners are (listed alphabetically by film title within category):

Alternative“Multiply,” Emily Henricks, University of Southern California

“Surface: Film from Below,” Varathit Uthaisri, Parsons The New School for Design, New York

Animation“Departure of Love,” Jennifer Bors, Ringling College of Art and Design, Florida

“Dried Up,” Isaiah Powers and Jeremy Casper, Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri

“Lifeline,” Andres Salaff, California Institute of the Arts

Documentary“Dreams Awake (Sueña Despierto),” Kevin Gordon and Rebekah Meredith, Stanford University, California

“Rediscovering Pape,” Maria Royo, City College of New York

“Yizkor (Remembrance),” Ruth Fertig, University of Texas at Austin

Narrative“Down in Number 5,” Kim Spurlock, New York University

“God of Love,” Luke Matheny, New York University

“The Lunch Box,” Lubomir Kocka, Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia

Honorary Foreign Film“The Confession,” Tanel Toom, The National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, United Kingdom

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