DGA Student Film Awards

 

The submission period for the 23rd Annual
DGA Student Film Awards is now closed.


Each year the Directors Guild of America holds its annual Student Film Awards for African-American, Asian-American, Latino, and women filmmakers. The awards, which bring the winners prizes of $2,500 from the DGA, are designed to honor, encourage, and bring attention to outstanding minority and women film students in film schools and other select universities.

You can browse through a year by year history of the DGA Student Film Awards by clicking on the timeline below to view winners and photos.

 


2017 Student Film Award Winners


Best African American Student Filmmakers:

West Region Winner

Sanford Jenkins of USC for A Craftsman

West Region Jury Award

Lane Lyle of Chapman University for Distress

Best Asian American Student Filmmakers:

West Region Winner

LiYing Mei of USC for Cocoon

West Region Jury Award

Michael Chan of AFI for Marc Chung Protects His Address

Best Latino Student Filmmakers:

West Region Winner

Annie Pace of UCLA for Beyond the Gate

West Region Jury Award

Meedo Taha of UCLA for The Incident

Best Women Student Filmmakers:

West Region Winner

Gisele Tong of USC for Spring Flower

West Region Jury Award

Amanda Renee Knox of Chapman University for Night Call

Contact
Ruby Sindher
Manager, Committee Events
(310) 289-2057
studentfilmawards@dga.org
2017 ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS
Download the PDF below to review the list of schools eligible for the 2017 Awards.
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