DGA Student Film Awards

 

The 24th Annual DGA Student Film Awards Submission Period 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.

 


2008 Student Film Award Winners

 


African American

East Coast Winner

William Sutphin of Columbia University for "Uncle Killa"

West Coast Winner

Hezekiah Lewis of UCLA for "Warrior Queen"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Anthony Onah of UCLA for "The Cure"

 


Asian American

East Coast Winner

Wei-Hsin Yang of Columbia University for "Passing Fancy"

West Coast Winner

Ching-Yao Koh of Academy of Art for "Overnight, a Rose"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Ross Ching of San Diego State University for "The Perfect Frame"

 


Latino

East Coast Winner

Marco Garcia of North Carolina School of the Arts for "1915"

West Coast Winner

Adriana Montenegro of UCLA for "From the Core"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Roberto Gudino of University of Arizona for "Below the Fold: The Pulitzer that Defined Latino Journalism"

 


Woman

East Coast Winner

Elina Fessa of Columbia University for "Still Water"

West Coast Winner

Miranda Yousef of UCLA for "Collectibles"

West Coast Honorable Mention

Alexandra Fisher of UCLA for "Desert Wedding"


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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