The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences introduced on Friday the winners of its fiftieth annual Scholar Academy Awards.
The 14 winners had been chosen from a complete of two,443 entries from 720 schools and universities world wide. Those that take dwelling trophies on the scholar awards are eligible to compete on the following Oscars within the animated brief movie, life motion brief movie or documentary brief movie classes.
Previous Scholar Academy Award winners have gone on to obtain 67 Oscar nominations and have gained 12 awards, with earlier winners together with Spike Lee, Pete Docter, Patricia Cardoso, Robert Zemeckis and Patricia Riggen.
Leo Behrens from the American Movie Institute gained the Various/Experimental award for his film, Pores and skin. Three teams of scholars got trophies for animation: Gabriel Augerai, Romain Augier and Yannick Jacquin from France’s École des Nouvelles Pictures for Increase; César Luton, Achille Pasquier and Clémence Bailly from France’s MoPA 3D Animation Faculty for Diplomatie de l’Éclipse; and Lisa Kenney from the UK’s Nationwide Movie and Tv Faculty for Mum’s Spaghetti.
New York College’s Lyuwei Chen took dwelling an award for her documentary Duet, as did Columbia College’s Jean Chapiro and NYU’s Giorgio Ghiotto for his or her docs Hasta Encontrarlos (Until We Discover Them) and Wings of Mud, respectively.
The Scholar Academy Awards for finest narrative went to: Mark Gerstorfer from Filmakademie Wien in Austria for Invisible Border; Iain Aigin Stronach Forbes from Den Norske Filmskolen in Norway for Revisited; and Tamara Denić from Hamburg Media Faculty in Germany for Istina (Reality).
The younger filmmakers will all take part in an in-person ceremony on Oct. 24 on the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, the place the winners’ medal placements — gold silver and bronze — will probably be introduced.
The ceremony is free and open to the general public, however advance tickets are required and could also be obtained on-line at oscars.org.