Fifteen students have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 41st Student Academy Awards competition. They will arrive in Los Angeles for a week of industry activities that will culminate in the awards ceremony on June 7, at 6 p.m., at the DGA Theater in Hollywood. The medal placements – gold, silver and bronze – in the five award categories will be announced at the ceremony.
Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists, announced earlier this month. This year saw first-time honors go to Tel Aviv University, Israel, and The Northern Film School, U.K. in the foreign competition.
The winners are (listed alphabetically by film title):
Oscillate, Daniel Sierra, School of Visual Arts, New York
Person, Drew Brown, The Art Institute of Jacksonville, Florida
Higher Sky, Teng Cheng, University of Southern California
Owned, Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, Brigham Young University, Utah
Yamashita, Hayley Foster, Loyola Marymount University, California
The Apothecary, Helen Hood Scheer, Stanford University
One Child, Zijian Mu, New York University
White Earth, J. Christian Jensen, Stanford University
Above the Sea, Keola Racela, Columbia University, New York
Door God, Yulin Liu, New York University
Interstate, Camille Stochitch, American Film Institute, California
Border Patrol, Peter Baumann, The Northern Film School, United Kingdom
Nocebo, Lennart Ruff, University of Television and Film Munich, Germany
Paris on the Water, Hadas Ayalon, Tel Aviv University, Israel
For more information, visit www.oscars.org.