Student Academy Awards

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The Student Academy Awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in an annual competition for college and university filmmakers.wikipedia
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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The Student Academy Awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in an annual competition for college and university filmmakers.
In addition, the Academy holds the Governors Awards annually for lifetime achievement in film; presents Scientific and Technical Awards annually; gives Student Academy Awards annually to filmmakers at the undergraduate and graduate level; awards up to five Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting annually; and operates the Margaret Herrick Library (at the Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study) in Beverly Hills, California, and the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Spike Lee

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Several award winners have gone on to significant achievement as filmmakers, including Robert Zemeckis, Bob Saget, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Pete Docter and John Lasseter.
He has won numerous accolades for his work, including an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, a Student Academy Award, a BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, two Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, and the Cannes Grand Prix.

Bob Saget

Several award winners have gone on to significant achievement as filmmakers, including Robert Zemeckis, Bob Saget, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Pete Docter and John Lasseter.
Saget attended Temple University's film school, where he created Through Adam's Eyes, a black-and-white film about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery and was honored with an award of merit in the Student Academy Awards.

Robert Zemeckis

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Several award winners have gone on to significant achievement as filmmakers, including Robert Zemeckis, Bob Saget, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Pete Docter and John Lasseter.
As a result of winning a Student Academy Award at USC for his film A Field of Honor, Zemeckis came to the attention of Steven Spielberg.

Academy Awards

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Some of the award-winning student films have themselves been nominated for and/or won the Academy Award in the short film categories, including Chicks in White Satin, The Janitor, Karl Hess: Toward Liberty, The Lunch Date, 9, Quiero ser (I want to be...), The Red Jacket, On the Line (Auf der Strecke), God of Love, The Confession and 4.1 Miles.

Mark Kirkland

In 1976, he won the Student Academy Award for animation along with fellow student, Richard Jefferies, for their graphically animated film made to the song "Fame" by David Bowie.

9 (2005 film)

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Some of the award-winning student films have themselves been nominated for and/or won the Academy Award in the short film categories, including Chicks in White Satin, The Janitor, Karl Hess: Toward Liberty, The Lunch Date, 9, Quiero ser (I want to be...), The Red Jacket, On the Line (Auf der Strecke), God of Love, The Confession and 4.1 Miles.
It was nominated for an Academy Award for best animated short film, but lost to The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation, although it did win a Student Academy Award for Best Animation.

Pete Docter

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Several award winners have gone on to significant achievement as filmmakers, including Robert Zemeckis, Bob Saget, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Pete Docter and John Lasseter.
He spent about a year at the University of Minnesota studying both philosophy and making art before transferring to the California Institute of the Arts, where he won a Student Academy Award for his production "Next Door" and graduated in 1990.

Jaco Van Dormael

Van Dormael spent his childhood travelling around Europe, before going on to study filmmaking at the INSAS in Brussels, where he wrote and directed his first short film, Maedeli la brèche (1981), which received the Honorary Foreign Film Award at the Student Academy Awards.

Ken Kwapis

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Kwapis' twenty-four-minute thesis film, For Heaven's Sake, won the Student Academy Award in 1982.

Antonio Zarro

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Zarro received a Student Academy Award in 1987 for Bird in a Cage, a 60-minute 1986 student film made while attending the Christian Broadcasting Network University (now Regent University) which received a positive review in the All Movie Guide.

National Film and Television School

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In 2013 the NFTS graduation film "Miss Todd" won the Student Academy Award for Best Foreign Film presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

James Spione

He first achieved national recognition in 1987, when he received a Student Academy Award for his dramatic thesis film Prelude, about an adolescent boy's solo journey into the Adirondack Mountains.

New York University Tisch School of the Arts

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Over the past 10 Student Academy Award ceremonies, it is one of only two US schools to have double-digit wins.

The Lunch Date

Some of the award-winning student films have themselves been nominated for and/or won the Academy Award in the short film categories, including Chicks in White Satin, The Janitor, Karl Hess: Toward Liberty, The Lunch Date, 9, Quiero ser (I want to be...), The Red Jacket, On the Line (Auf der Strecke), God of Love, The Confession and 4.1 Miles.
It later went on to be selected as "Dramatic Achievement" in the Student Academy Awards competition on June 10, 1990, and won an Academy Award in 1991 for Best Short Subject.

4.1 Miles

Some of the award-winning student films have themselves been nominated for and/or won the Academy Award in the short film categories, including Chicks in White Satin, The Janitor, Karl Hess: Toward Liberty, The Lunch Date, 9, Quiero ser (I want to be...), The Red Jacket, On the Line (Auf der Strecke), God of Love, The Confession and 4.1 Miles.

James Cox (director)

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His short film Atomic Tabasco (which he made while a student at New York University) received an honorable mention at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival and a Bronze Medal at the 1999 Student Academy Awards.

Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads

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The film won a Student Academy Award.

Florian Gallenberger

In 2001, he won the Honorary Foreign Film Award at the Student Academy Awards and an Oscar in the Best Live Action Short Film category for his short film Quiero Ser which is set in Mexico.

Maedeli la brèche

On June 7, 1981, Maedeli la brèche won the Honorary Foreign Film Award at the 8th Student Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Marianna Yarovskaya

In 1998 Yarovskaya directed Undesirables won a Student Academy Award, and a College Television Awards.

Fame (David Bowie song)

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The film, released in 1975, went on to win the Student Academy Award for animation and aired on NBC's The Midnight Special.

Alonso Mayo

He has won a Student Academy Award (for Wednesday Afternoon).