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.

 


2012 Student Film Award Winners

 


African American

East Region Winner

Talibah Newman of Columbia University for "Busted on Brigham Lane"

East Region Jury Award 

Jeremy Cohan of New School for "After "

West Region Winner

Dallas King of UCLA for "Most Wanted "

West Region Jury Award

Anthony Onah of UCLA for "Dara Ju"  

 


Asian American

East Region Winner

John Paul Su of NYU for "Pagpag"

East Region Jury Award

Gerry Kim of Columbia University for "Living the Dream"

West Region Winner

Justin Tipping of AFI for "Nani "

West Region Jury Award

Lu Lu of USC for "An Early Summer"  

 


Latino

East Region Winner

Francisco Lupini of NYU for "El Nido Vacio" ("The Empty Nest")

East Region Jury Award

David Figueroa Garcia of Columbia University for "Ratitas"

West Region Winner

Ryan Velásquez of AFI for "Ojalá"

West Region Jury Award

Julio O. Ramos of UCLA for "Detrás del Espejo"  

 


Woman

East Region Winner

Emily Harrold of NYU for "Reporting on The Times: The New York Times and The Holocaust"

East Region Jury Award

Jordan Salvatoriello of Emerson College for "Graceland Girls"

West Region Winner

Caylee So of Chapman University for "Paulina"

West Region Jury Award

Melanie Wainberg of AFI for "Dr. Gutman’s Eulogy"  

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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