FROZEN Team Helps Honor Young Filmmakers at Student Academy Awards
At the 41st Annual Student Academy Awards ceremony, fifteen young filmmakers from around the world received Academy Awards. According to USA Today, the Oscar-winning directing/producing team from Disney's Frozen (Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck and Peter Del Vecho) were there to hand out awards. Awards were also given by actors Adrian Grenier, Nate Parker and Demian Bichir.
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The Student Academy Awards began in 1972 as a means to encourage young filmmakers. Past winners have gone on to have successful careers in the film industry, including John Lasseter, Pete Docter, and Robert Zemeckis.
Check below to see the full list of winners from this year's ceremony:
Gold Medal: Person, Drew Brown, The Art Institute of Jacksonville, Florida
Silver Medal: Oscillate, Daniel Sierra, School of Visual Arts, New York
Gold Medal: Owned, Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, Brigham Young University, Utah Silver Medal: Higher Sky, Teng Cheng, University of Southern California
Bronze Medal: Yamashita, Hayley Foster, Loyola Marymount University, California
Gold Medal: The Apothecary, Helen Hood Scheer, Stanford University
Silver Medal: White Earth, J. Christian Jensen, Stanford University
Bronze Medal: One Child, Zijian Mu, New York University
Gold Medal: Above the Sea, Keola Racela, Columbia University, New York
Silver Medal: Door God, Yulin Liu, New York University
Bronze Medal: Interstate, Camille Stochitch, American Film Institute, California
Gold Medal: Nocebo, N Lennart Ruff, University of Television and Film Munich, Germany
Silver Medal: Paris on the Water, Hadas Ayalon, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Bronze Medal: Border Patrol, Peter Baumann, The Northern Film School, United Kingdom
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