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.

 



2003 Student Film Award Winners


African American

East Coast Winner

Randall Dottin of Columbia for "A-Alike"

West Coast Winner

Leona Whitney Beatty of Loyola Marymount University for "Last Chair"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Jerry A. Henry of UCLA for "I Promise Africa"

 


Asian American

East Coast Winner

Dennis Lee of Columbia for "Jesus Henry Christ"

West Coast Winner

Mun Chee Yong of USC for "9:30"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Rajshree Ojha of AFI for "Badger"

 


Latino

East Coast Winner

Patricia Riggen of Columbia for "La Milpa"

West Coast Winner

Gustavo Hernandez-Perez of AFI for "The Mexican Dream"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Joel Juarez of UCLA for "Pelea de Gallos"

 


Woman

East Coast Winner

Alison Cole of School of Visual Arts for "Drowning"

West Coast Winner

Michelle Oznowicz of AFI for "Sour Mix"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Stacey Kattman of Chapman University for "Change of Heart"


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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