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39th Student Academy Award Winners (2012)

Ten students from nine U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.  To reach this stage, U.S. students competed in one of three regional competitions.  Each region is permitted to send to the Academy up to three finalists in each of the four categories.  Academy members earlier selected students from Germany and the United Kingdom as finalists in the Foreign Film category.

To follow the journeys of the 2012 Student Academy Award winners, visit Studentacademyawards.tumblr.com.

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“The Reality Clock”
Amanda Tasse
University of Southern California
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Animation



“Eyrie”
David Wolter
California Institute of the Arts
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“The Jockstrap Raiders”
Mark Nelson
University of California, Los Angeles
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“My Little Friend”
Eric Prah
Ringling College of Art and Design
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Documentary



“Dying Green”
Ellen Tripler
American University
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“Hiro: A Story of Japanese Internment”
Keiko Wright
New York University
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“Lost Country”
Heather Burky
Art Institute of Jacksonville
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Narrative

Julian Higgins

“Nani”
Justin Tipping
American Film Institute
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“Narcocorrido”
Ryan Prows
American Film Institute
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“Under”
Mark Raso
Columbia University
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Foreign Film



"For Elsie"
David Winstone
University of Westminster
United Kingdom
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Hallvar Witzø

"Of Dogs and Horses"
Thomas Stuber
Film Academy Baden-Wüerttemberg
Germany
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"The Swing of the Coffin Maker" Elmar Imanov
The International Film School Cologne, Germany
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