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.

 



1999 Student Film Award Winners


African American

East Coast Winner

Caran Hartsfield of NYU for "Kiss It Up to God "

West Coast Winner

Jennifer Haskin-O'Reggio of USC for "Blues for Red"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Jay Smith of UCLA for "Upright"

 


Asian American

East Coast Winner

Kevin Feng Ke of NYU for "The Official Account"

West Coast Winner

Nathan Adolfson of UCLA for "Passing Through"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Augustine Ma of UCLA for "Yolk"

 


Latino

East Coast Winner

Alfredo de Villa of Columbia for "Neto's Run"

West Coast Winner

Lisset Barcellos of San Francisco State Univ. for "A La Medida" [Custom-made]

 


Woman

East Coast Winner

Nicole Kassell of NYU for "Jamie"

West Coast Winner

Kennedy Wheatley of USC for "Iron Ladies"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Heather Ragsdale of USC for "A Cinnamon Roll Story"

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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