This year’s winners were voted on from a group of 1,404 submissions from 210 domestic and 126 international colleges and universities. Previous Student Academy Award winners include Patricia Cardoso, Cary Fukunaga, Spike Lee, Patricia Riggen and Robert Zemeckis.
The gold, silver and bronze awards across the seven categories will be presented by directors Pete Docter, Asghar Farhadi, Marielle Heller and Nanfu Wang. The Academy will hold a virtual program to honor the winners. Amandla Stenberg will host.
All Student Academy Award-winning films are eligible to compete for Oscars in the best animated short film, best live action short film and best documentary short subject categories.
Here is the full list of winners.
Alternative/Experimental (Domestic and International Film Schools)
Gold: “Frozen Out,” Hao Zhou, University of Iowa
Animation (Domestic Film Schools)