Magazine article Screen International

AMPAS Votes on Student Winners

Magazine article Screen International

AMPAS Votes on Student Winners

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The Academy received a record number of entries this year - 1,686 films from 282 US and 93 international colleges and universities - which were voted upon by a record number of Academy members.

The American Film Institute acheived a clean sweep in the narrative categoy.

Previous winners include Inside Out director Pete Docter, Disney animation chief John Lasseter, Spike Lee, South Park co-creator Trey Parker and Robert Zemeckis, whose The Walk will receive its world premiere at the New York Film Festival.

The winners listed alphabetically by film title are:


Chiaroscuro - Daniel Drummond, Chapman University, California; and

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, San Francisco; and

Taking the Plunge – Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero, The School Of Visual Arts


Boxeadora - Meg Smaker, Stanford University;

I Married My Family's Killer - Emily Kassie, Brown University; and

Looking At The Stars - Alexandre Peralta, University of Southern California. …

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