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.

 



2002 Student Film Award Winners


African American

East Coast Winner

Phil Bertelsen of NYU for "The Sunshine"

West Coast Winner

Sechaba Morojele of AFI for "Ubuntu's Wounds"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Mateen Kemet of Chapman University for "Silence"

 


Asian American

East Coast Winner

Kazuo Ohno of Columbia for "For Our Man"

West Coast Winner

Grace Lee of UCLA for "Barrier Device"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Jon Chu of USC for "Gwai Lo: The Little Foreigner"

 


Latino

East Coast Winner

Leon Siminiani of Columbia for "Dos Mas"

West Coast Winner

Gerardo Naranjo Gonzalez of AFI for "The Last Attack of the Beast"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Joel Juarez of UCLA for "Sin Azul"

 


Woman

East Coast Winner

Liat Dahan of NYU for "Climbing Miss Sophie"

West Coast Winner

Tanja Mairitsch of AFI for "Fueling the Fire"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Robin Larsen of UCLA for "Out of Habit"


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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