DGA Student Film Awards

 


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.

 



1997 Student Film Award Winners


African American

East Coast Winner

Aaron Woolfolk of Columbia for "Rage"

West Coast Winner

Carmen Elly of AFI for "A Guy Walks Into a Bar"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Marc Pitre of USC for "Show and Prove"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Damani Mangum of USC for "The Solution"

 


Asian American

East Coast Winner

Bertha Bay-Sa Pan of Columbia for "Face"

West Coast Winner

Hak J. Chung of USC for "Seoul II Soul "

West Coast Honorable Mention

Patrick Yu of USC for "Hing Dai and the Man"

 


Latino

East Coast Winner

Abraham Castillo of School of Visual Arts for "The Unbreakable Bond"

West Coast Winner

Jacqueline Barcos of USC for "Mala Sangre"

West Coast Honorable Mention

John Colorado of USC for "Interrogation"

 


Woman

East Coast Winner

Kate Elmore of School of Visual Arts for "Burro Love"

West Coast Winner

Jodi Lane of USC for "Big Bucks for Buddha"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Janet Howard of USC for "Breaking Ground: Men Against Rape"


Contact
Rippinpal Sindher
Manager, Committee Events
For more information please email:
studentfilmawards@dga.org
DGA Student Film Awards - Eligible Schools

Click here to review the list of schools eligible for the 2018 Awards.

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