Southern California LE - Student Academy Awards 2012 has Southern California students dominating
Southern California students dominated the 2012 Student Academy Awards.
Across Southern California, students took control in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 39th Annual Student Academy Awards.
The Student Academy Awards were founded in 1972 to support and promote excellence in filmmaking at a college level. Past winners have went on to receive 46 Oscar nominations and have won or shared eight trophies
At the 84th Annual Academy Awards in 2011, the winners Hallvar Witzo and Max Zahle were nominated in the live action short film category for "Tuba Atlantic" and "Raju." In 1987, James Spione received a nomination in the documentary short subject category for "Incident in New Baghdad."
This year's winners were:
Gold Medal: "The Reality Clock," Amanda Tasse, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. (Only one winner was selected in this category.)
Gold Medal: "Eyrie," David Wolter, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Calif.
Silver Medal: "The Jockstrap Raiders," Mark Nelson, University of California, Los Angeles.
Bronze Medal: "My Little Friend," Eric Prah, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Fla.
Gold Medal: "Hiro: A Story of Japanese Internment," Keiko Wright, New York University, New York.
Silver Medal: "Dying Green," Ellen Tripler, American University, Washington D.C.
Bronze Medal: "Lost Country," Heather Burky, Art Institute of Jacksonville (Fla.).
Gold Medal: "Under," Mark Raso, Columbia University, New York.
Silver Medal: "Narcocorrido," Ryan Prows, American Film Institute, Los Angeles.
Bronze Medal: "Nani," Justin Tipping, American Film Institute, Los Angeles.
Gold Medal: "For Elsie," David Winstone, University of Westminster, London.
Silver Medal: "Of Dogs and Horses," Thomas Stuber, Film Academy, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.
Bronze Medal: "The Swing of the Coffin Maker," Elmar Imanov, The International Film School, Cologne, Germany.
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