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The 39th Student Academy Awards | 2012
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
Friday, June 8, 2012

David Wolter, Animation Gold Medal

Ellen Tripler, Documentary Silver Medal

Justin Tipping, Narrative Bronze Medal

Memorable Moments

Academy President Tom Sherak, Laura Dern, Greg Kinnear, Mena Suvari and Cuba Gooding Jr.


Ryan Prows and Justin Tipping and David Wolter


Mark Nelson, Ryan Prows and Ellen Tripler


Amanda Tasse

"The Reality Clock"
Gold Medal
"The Reality Clock" BY Amanda Tasse
University of Southern California

David Wolter

Gold Medal
"Eyrie" BY David Wolter
California Institute of the Arts

Mark Nelson

“The Jockstrap Raiders”
Silver Medal
"The Jockstrap Raiders" BY Mark Nelson
University of California, Los Angeles

Eric Prah

“My Little Friend”
Bronze Medal
"My Little Friend" BY Eric Prah
Ringling College of Art and Design

Ellen Tripler

“Dying Green”
Gold Medal
"Dying Green" BY Ellen Tripler
American University

Keiko Wright

“Hiro: A Story of Japanese Internment”
Silver Medal
"Hiro: A Story of Japanese Internment" BY Keiko Wright
New York University

Heather Burky

“Lost Country”
Bronze Medal
"Lost Country" BY Heather Burky
Art Institute of Jacksonville

David Winstone

"For Elsie"
Gold Medal
"For Elsie" BY David Winstone
University of Westminster United Kingdom

Thomas Stuber

"Of Dogs and Horses"
Silver Medal
"Of Dogs and Horses" BY Thomas Stuber
Film Academy Baden-Wüerttemberg Germany

Elmar Imanov

"The Swing of the Coffin Maker"
Bronze Medal
"The Swing of the Coffin Maker" BY Elmar Imanov
The International Film School Cologne, Germany

Justin Tipping

Gold Medal
"Nani" BY Justin Tipping
American Film Institute

Ryan Prows

Silver Medal
"Narcocorrido" BY Ryan Prows
American Film Institute

Mark Raso 

Bronze Medal
"Under" BY Mark Raso 
Columbia University