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2018 Student Academy Awards® competition deadline, June 1

Heads up student filmmakers do you like healthy competition?  If the answer is yes then the Academy has some great news for you. It’s time to mark your calendars, update your dream board and get ready to put in the hard work. The Academy is now accepting entries for its

In 1972, the Academy established the Student Academy Awards to provide a platform for emerging global filmmakers by creating opportunities within the industry to showcase their work. 

Past winners have gone on to receive 59 Oscar nominations and have won or shared 10 awards.  This year, two 2017 Student Academy Award winners received Oscar nominations in the Live Action Short Film category: Katja Benrath, a Gold Medal winner in the Narrative (International Film Schools) category for “Watu Wote/All of Us,” and Kevin Wilson, Jr., a Gold Medal winner in the Narrative (Domestic Film Schools) category for “My Nephew Emmett.”  Past Student Academy Award winners include filmmakers Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Patricia Riggen and Robert Zemeckis.

There are bonuses in participating because all Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration.  There is time. The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 1.

The U.S. competition is open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students whose films are made within the curricular structure of an eligible accredited institution. 
The international competition allows two options for students at international film schools to submit their films.  

In addition to CILECT-member schools submitting one student film per international film school category, international students may now enter films that qualify through film festivals recognized by the Student Academy Awards Executive Committee. 

For the fourth year, students are asked to submit their films online using FilmFreeway, a widely used festival, and competition platform.  

The complete rules for your perusal are available by going  SAA qualifying film festivals list and a link to the online submission platform are available at www.oscars.org/saa

The 45th Student Academy Awards presentation will be held on Thursday, October 11, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. 

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