Student Academy Award Winners Unveiled

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences unveiled winners and runners-up in the 41st Student Academy Awards, with more than a dozen colleges universities around the world being represented.
Ceremonies were held at the Directors Guild theater in Hollywood, with presenters including the “Frozen” directing-producing trio of Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck and Peter Del Vecho, plus Demian Bichir, Adrian Grenier and Nate Parker.
The finalists had been previously announced, but the gold-silver-bronze order was unveiled for the first time Saturday night.
The winners:

Alternative
Gold Medal: “Person,” Drew Brown, The Art Institute of Jacksonville, Florida
Silver Medal: “Oscillate,” Daniel Sierra, School of Visual Arts, New York

Animation
Gold Medal: “Owned,” Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, Brigham Young University, Utah
Silver Medal: “Higher Sky,” Teng Cheng, University of Southern California
Bronze Medal: “Yamashita,” Hayley Foster, Loyola Marymount University, California

Documentary
Gold Medal: “The Apothecary,” Helen Hood Scheer, Stanford University
Silver Medal: “White Earth,” J. Christian Jensen, Stanford University
Bronze Medal: “One Child,” Zijian Mu, New York University

Narrative
Gold Medal: “Above the Sea,” Keola Racela, Columbia University, New York
Silver Medal: “Door God,” Yulin Liu, New York University
Bronze Medal: “Interstate,” Camille Stochitch, American Film Institute, California

Foreign Film
Gold Medal: “Nocebo,” Lennart Ruff, University of Television and Film Munich
Silver Medal: “Paris on the Water,” Hadas Ayalon, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Bronze Medal: “Border Patrol,” Peter Baumann, The Northern Film School, United Kingdom

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