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2013 Student Academy Awards Deadlines Loom

2013 Student Academy Awards deadlines loom The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued a reminder that the deadlines to submit entries for the 2013 Student Academy Awards competition are Friday, March 22 (in the Foreign Film category), and Monday, April 1 (all other categories). (Image: 2012 Student Academy Award winner David Wolter, director of the animated short Eyrie.) The 40th Annual Student Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 8, at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards, along with cash prizes, may be handed out to student filmmakers in the Alternative, Animation, Narrative, Documentary, and Foreign Film categories. 2013 Student Academy Awards eligibility rules According to the […]


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2013 Student Academy Awards Deadlines Loom



'The Time Machine': Student Academy Awards Finalists

'The Time Machine,' 'The Dust Machine' among Student Academy Awards 2011 finalists (image: Mark Kendall's 'The Time Machine') Finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2011 Student Academy Awards competition have been announced. They are divided into four categories: Alternative, Animation, Documentary and Narrative. The finalists are the following (listed alphabetically by film title): Alternative Bitter, Vlad Korishev, the Art Institute of California, San Francisco The Dust Machine, Damon Mohl, University of Colorado, Boulder Unreal City, Bryan Bykowicz, University of Michigan-Dearborn The Vermeers, Tal S. Shamir, The New School, New York Animation The Birds Upstairs, Christopher Jarvis, New York University Correspondence, Zach Hyer, Pratt Institute, New York Defective Detective, Avner Geller and Stevie Lewis, Ringling College of Art and Design, Florida Dragonboy, Bernardo Warman, Academy of Art University, California The Girl and […]


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'The Time Machine': Student Academy Awards Finalists



Tribeca NYC Jury: From Whoopi Goldberg to Souleymane Cissé

Tribeca NYC film festival jury member Whoopi Goldberg. The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 20-May 1, has announced its jurors. [Full list of Tribeca 2011 jury.] In the internationally eclectic list are found Malian filmmaker Souleymane Cissé, Your Highness' David Gordon Green, The Tillman Story's Amir Bar-Lev, Bullets Over Broadway's Dianne Wiest, The Cove's Louie Psihoyos, Ghost's Whoopi Goldberg, Up in the Air's Anna Kendrick, American Gigolo's Lauren Hutton, The Sweet Hereafter filmmaker Atom Egoyan, and Sleepless in Seattle's Nora Ephron. Also: Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work's Annie Sundberg, Little Miss Sunshine's Paul Dano, producer Christine Vachon, Little Children's Patrick Wilson, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World's Michael Cera, and curiously, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales. All that talent […]


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Tribeca NYC Jury: From Whoopi Goldberg to Souleymane Cissé



Penelope Spheeris & Henry Selick: Student Academy Award Presenters

Penelope Spheeris (top); Henry Selick (bottom) Along with The Hurt Locker actor Jeremy Renner, Oscar-nominated animator Henry Selick (Coraline, James and the Giant Peach) and director Penelope Spheeris (Wayne's World, The Decline of Western Civilization) will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 37th Annual Student Academy Awards on Saturday, June 12. The 2010 ceremony will take place at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. As per the Academy's press release, “the awards ceremony is the culmination of a week of industry-related activities and social events that the Academy will host for the 13 student filmmakers from across the United States and one from the United Kingdom who have been selected as winners this […]


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Penelope Spheeris & Henry Selick: Student Academy Award Presenters





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