36th Student Academy Award Winners (2009)

2009 Winners

Thirteen students were honored as winners in the 36th Student Academy Awards® competition. For several days, they had participated in a slate of industry-related activities and social events culminating in the awards ceremony, which featured as presenters actor Gary Oldman, director John Landis, animator Andreas Deja and Academy first vice president Robert Rehme at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Front row (left to right): Cassandra Lizaire, Lauren DeAngelis, Kelly Asmuth, Brendan Bellomo, Joaquin Baldwin and Liz Chae.

Back row (left to right): Gregg Helvey, Robyn Yannoukos, Per Hanefjord, Glenn Harmon, Kwibum Chung, Jeremy Joffee and Jed Henry.

Alternative

Gold Medal
“Alice”s Attic”

Robyn Yannoukos, University of California, Los Angeles
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Silver Medal
“Matter in a Quiescent State, Prepares Itself to Be Transformed”

Kwibum Chung, School of Visual Arts, New York.
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Animation

Gold Medal
“Pajama Gladiator”

Glenn Harmon, Brigham Young University
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Silver Medal
“Sebastian”s Voodoo”

Joaquin Baldwin, University of California, Los Angeles
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Bronze Medal
“Kites”

Jed Henry, Brigham Young University
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Documentary

Gold Medal
“The Last Mermaids”

Liz Chae, Columbia University
Acceptance Speech
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Silver Medal
“The Wait”

Cassandra Lizaire and Kelly Asmuth, Columbia University
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Bronze Medal
“A Place to Land”

Lauren DeAngelis, American University, Washington, D.C.
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Narrative

Gold Medal
“Kavi”

Gregg Helvey, University of Southern California
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Silver Medal
“The Bronx Balletomane”

Jeremy Joffee, City College of New York
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Bronze Medal
“Bohemibot”

Brendan Bellomo, New York University.
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Honorary Foreign Film

“Elkland”

Per Hanefjord, Dramatiska Institutet, Sweden
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