Daily Journal masthead

Student Academy Award winners to spend a week in Hollywood ahead of September ceremony

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

BEVERLY HILLS, California — Fifteen aspiring filmmakers have already caught the attention of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The academy has announced the winners of its Student Academy Awards, and says the student filmmakers will spend a week in Los Angeles as its guests before accepting their awards at a ceremony on Sept. 17 in Beverly Hills, California.

The winning entries were selected from 1,686 submissions. Past Student Academy Award winners include Pixar's Pete Docter and John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker and Robert Zemeckis.

This year's winners:

— "Chiaroscuro," Daniel Drummond, Chapman University, California.

— "Zoe," ChiHyun Lee, The School of Visual Arts, New York.

—"An Object at Rest," Seth Boyden, California Institute of the Arts.

— "Soar," Alyce Tzue, Academy of Art University, California.

— "Taking the Plunge," Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero, The School of Visual Arts, New York.

—"Boxeadora," Meg Smaker, Stanford University, California.

— "I Married My Family's Killer," Emily Kassie, Brown University, Rhode Island.

— "Looking at the Stars," Alexandre Peralta, University of Southern California.

— "Day One," Henry Hughes, American Film Institute, California.

— "Stealth," Bennett Lasseter, American Film Institute, California.

— "This Way Up," Jeremy Cloe, American Film Institute, California.

— "Everything Will Be Okay.," Patrick Vollrath, Filmakademie Wien, Austria.

— "Fidelity," Ilker Catak, Hamburg Media School, Germany.

— "The Last Will," Dustin Loose, Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.