2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

 Congratulations to our new Student Academy Awards finalists! See the full list below. Keep checking back to Oscars.org to find out the winners and get more information about our awards ceremony on September 22, 2016.     Animation     Pengpeng Du, “Cage,” Pratt Institute  Aemilia Widodo, “Last Shot,”  Ringling College of Art and Design  Alicja Jasina, “Once Upon a Line,”  USC  Bob Yong and Kang Yung Ho, “The Controller,”  Ringling College of Art and Design  Carter Boyce, “Die Flucht ("The Escape"), DePaul University  Hannah Roman, “The Moon is Essentially Gray,”  School of Visual Arts  Echo Wu, “The Wishgranter,” Ringling College of Art and Design     Alternative     David Henry Gerson, “All These Voices,” AFI    Yvonne Ng, “Cloud Kumo,”  City College of New York  Kevin Rios, “Made of Sugar,”  NYU  Scott Thompson, “Nova Initia,” Art Institute of Colorado  Johnny Coffeen, “The Swan Girl,”  Maharishi University of Management     Documentary     Daphne Matziaraki, “4.1 Miles,” UC Berkeley  Rongfei Guo, “Fairy Tales,” NYU  Elise Conklin, “FROM FLINT: Voices from a Poisoned City,”  Michigan State University  Ceylan Carhoglu and Nicole Jordan-Webber, “Gardeners of the Forest,”  Chapman University  Caroline Cuny and Bryan Campbell, “Looking for Trouble,”  Wake Forest University  Max Good, “The Assassin and Mrs. Paine,” Stanford University  Melina Tupa, “The Search,”  UC Berkeley     Narrative     Shahnawaz Zali, “100 Steps,”  Northwestern University  Halima Lucas, “Amelia’s Closet,” USC   Williams Naranjo, “A New Civilization,” NYU  Brian Robau, “It's Just a Gun,” Chapman University  Chloe Aktas, “Mutt,” NYU   Jimmy Keyrouz, “Nocturne in Black,”  Columbia University  Brenna Malloy, “Rocket,”  Chapman University     Foreign Narrative     Hajni Kis, “Beautiful Figure,” University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest (Hungary)  Judita Gamulin, “Flowers,” Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb (Croatia)  Alexander Turpin, “Generation Mars,” Norwegian Film School (Norway)  Alex Schaad, “Invention of Trust,” University of Television and Film Munich (Germany)  Ondrej Hudecek, “Peacock,” Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Czech Republic)  Klara Kochanska,”Tenants,” The Polish National Film Television and Theatre School (Poland)  Felix Ahrens, “Where the Woods End,” Filmuniversity Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF (Germany)     Foreign Animation     Ahmad Saleh, “Ayny - My Second Eye,” Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Germany)  Steve Bache and Mahyar Goudarzi, “Eye for an Eye,”  Film Academy Baden-Württemberg-(Germany)  Arisbek Nuhan, “I Come From Prairie,” Beijing Film Academy (China)     Foreign Documentary     Johannes Östergård, “Tarfala,” University of Television and Film Munich (Germany)  Maya Sarfaty, “The Most Beautiful Woman,” The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University (Israel)  Tamar Kay, “The Mute's House,” The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School (Israel)

Congratulations to our new Student Academy Awards finalists! See the full list below. Keep checking back to Oscars.org to find out the winners and get more information about our awards ceremony on September 22, 2016.

 

Animation

 

Pengpeng Du, “Cage,” Pratt Institute

Aemilia Widodo, “Last Shot,”  Ringling College of Art and Design

Alicja Jasina, “Once Upon a Line,”  USC

Bob Yong and Kang Yung Ho, “The Controller,”  Ringling College of Art and Design

Carter Boyce, “Die Flucht ("The Escape"), DePaul University

Hannah Roman, “The Moon is Essentially Gray,”  School of Visual Arts

Echo Wu, “The Wishgranter,” Ringling College of Art and Design

 

Alternative

 

David Henry Gerson, “All These Voices,” AFI  

Yvonne Ng, “Cloud Kumo,”  City College of New York

Kevin Rios, “Made of Sugar,”  NYU

Scott Thompson, “Nova Initia,” Art Institute of Colorado

Johnny Coffeen, “The Swan Girl,”  Maharishi University of Management

 

Documentary

 

Daphne Matziaraki, “4.1 Miles,” UC Berkeley

Rongfei Guo, “Fairy Tales,” NYU

Elise Conklin, “FROM FLINT: Voices from a Poisoned City,”  Michigan State University

Ceylan Carhoglu and Nicole Jordan-Webber, “Gardeners of the Forest,”  Chapman University

Caroline Cuny and Bryan Campbell, “Looking for Trouble,”  Wake Forest University

Max Good, “The Assassin and Mrs. Paine,” Stanford University

Melina Tupa, “The Search,”  UC Berkeley

 

Narrative

 

Shahnawaz Zali, “100 Steps,”  Northwestern University

Halima Lucas, “Amelia’s Closet,” USC 

Williams Naranjo, “A New Civilization,” NYU

Brian Robau, “It's Just a Gun,” Chapman University

Chloe Aktas, “Mutt,” NYU 

Jimmy Keyrouz, “Nocturne in Black,”  Columbia University

Brenna Malloy, “Rocket,”  Chapman University

 

Foreign Narrative

 

Hajni Kis, “Beautiful Figure,” University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest (Hungary)

Judita Gamulin, “Flowers,” Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Alexander Turpin, “Generation Mars,” Norwegian Film School (Norway)

Alex Schaad, “Invention of Trust,” University of Television and Film Munich (Germany)

Ondrej Hudecek, “Peacock,” Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Czech Republic)

Klara Kochanska,”Tenants,” The Polish National Film Television and Theatre School (Poland)

Felix Ahrens, “Where the Woods End,” Filmuniversity Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF (Germany)

 

Foreign Animation

 

Ahmad Saleh, “Ayny - My Second Eye,” Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Germany)

Steve Bache and Mahyar Goudarzi, “Eye for an Eye,”  Film Academy Baden-Württemberg-(Germany)

Arisbek Nuhan, “I Come From Prairie,” Beijing Film Academy (China)

 

Foreign Documentary

 

Johannes Östergård, “Tarfala,” University of Television and Film Munich (Germany)

Maya Sarfaty, “The Most Beautiful Woman,” The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University (Israel)

Tamar Kay, “The Mute's House,” The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School (Israel)