And the Student Academy Awards go to …

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named 14 filmmakers as winners of its forty ninth student competitors. See the listing under.

All of the profitable movies are eligible to compete for 2022 Oscars within the Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film or Documentary Short Film class.

The winners will likely be honored throughout an October 20 ceremony on the David Geffen Theater in Los Angeles, the place the medal placements – gold, silver and bronze – within the 4 award classes will likely be introduced. The gala will likely be held in-person for the primary time since 2019.

Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences


The competitors acquired practically 1,800 entries from 614 schools and universities around the globe. In a change from earlier years, the Student Academy Awards not distinguish between U.S.-based and worldwide faculties for classes. All eligible submissions now qualify for the competitors class the filmmaker chosen of their submission utility.

The Student Academy Awards had been established in 1972 to offer a platform for rising international expertise by creating alternatives inside the business to showcase their work. Past winners —  together with Pete Docter, Spike Lee and Robert Zemeckis — have gone on to obtain 65 Oscar nominations and have received or shared 14 awards.

Here are the winners of the 2022 Student Academy Awards:

Olivia Peace, Against Reality
University of Southern California

Jan Gadermann and Sebastian Gadow, Laika & Nemo
Konrad Wolf Film University of Babelsberg, Germany

Lachlan Pendragon, An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It
Griffith Film School, Australia

Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard and Nicolas Mayeur, The Seine’s Tears
Pôle 3D Digital & Creative School, France

Shuhao Tse, Found
New York University

Jared Peraglia, Here to Stay
New York University

Gabriella Canal and Michael Fearon, Seasons
Columbia University

Nils Keller, Almost Home
University of Television and Film Munich, Germany

Welf Reinhart, Rooms
University of Television and Film Munich, Germany

Freddy Macdonald, Shedding Angels
American Film Institute

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