AMPAS announces student Academy Awards

Gary Oldman, John Landis among presenters

Thirteen students from nine colleges and universities were honored Saturday night at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 36th annual Student Academy Awards.

Gary Oldman, director John Landis, animator Andreas Deja and Academy first vp Robert Rehme presented the awards at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Winners in the alternative category are: gold medal, "Alice's Attic," Robyn Yannoukos, UCLA; and silver, "Matter, in a Quiescent State, Prepares Itself to Be Transformed," Kwibum Chung, School of Visual Arts, New York.

The animation winners are: gold, "Pajama Gladiator," Glenn Harmon, Brigham Young University; silver, "Sebastian's Voodoo," Joaquin Baldwin, UCLA; and bronze, "Kites," Jed Henry, Brigham Young.

Documentary winners are: gold, "The Last Mermaids," Liz Chae, Columbia University; silver, "The Wait," Cassandra Lizaire and Kelly Asmuth, Columbia; and bronze, "A Place to Land," Lauren DeAngelis, American University, Washington, D.C.

Narrative winners are: gold, "Kavi," Gregg Helvey, USC; silver, "The Bronx Balletomane," Jeremy Joffee, City College of New York; and bronze, "Bohemibot," Brendan Bellomo, New York University.

The honorary foreign film award went to Per Hanefjord, Dramatiska Institutet, Sweden.
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