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)