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.

 



1998 Student Film Award Winners


African American

East Coast Winner

Lisa Collins of Columbia for "Tree Shade"

West Coast Co-Winner

Christa Collins of San Francisco State University for "She Smokes"

West Coast Co-Winner

Shandra McDonald of Howard for "Claudia Makes A Difference"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Sylvain White of Pomona College for "Urban Short Circuit Mind Scrape"

 


Asian American

East Coast Winner

Perry Lin of Columbia for "17 Years to Earth"

West Coast Co-Winner

David Kiang of USC for "Tunnel Vision"

West Coast Co-Winner

Fatimah Tobing Rony of UCLA for "Demon Lover"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Chesley Chen of USC for "Paper Birds"

 


Latino

East Coast Winner

Julia Solomonofff of Columbia for "Siesta"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Mauricio Ammirata of Columbia College - Hollywood for "Little Warriors"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Kristy Guevara-Flanagan of San Francisco State University for "El Corrido de Cecilia Rios"

 


Woman

East Coast Winner

Caroline Kava of Columbia for "Number One"

West Coast Winner

Barbara Schock of AFI for "My Mother Dreams the Hells Angels in NY"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Marni Banack of AFI for "John"


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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