06 June 10
The BAFTA Los Angeles Student Film Awards are annual event celebrating the works of the next generation of innovative filmmakers.
Featuring an evening of student films chosen by a jury of industry professionals from over 30 entrants, BAFTA Los Angeles members are invited to select the best film on the night, which receives the BAFTA Los Angeles Student Film Award. Recognition is also given to the runners up.
Submissions are accepted from some of the nation’s top film schools, including: American Film Institute, California Institute of the Arts, University of Southern California, University of California Los Angeles, Chapman University, Los Angeles Film School and Loyola Marymount University, as well as many smaller film schools.
In addition to the Award, the winning filmmaker is also given a year’s opportunity to attend BAFTA Los Angeles events, seminars and screenings for a year to support their pursuits during this important early stage of their filmmaking career.
This is the only award that BAFTA Los Angeles gives that is chosen by the same voting members who vote for the Orange British Academy Film Awards, giving one student the distinct and prestigious appelation: BAFTA Los Angeles Award Winner.
Julio Ramos -'Una Carrerita, Doctor!' (UCLA)
Lorne Hiltser -‘Le Jeu Des Soldats’ (AFI)
Andrew Spieler - ‘The Response’ (AFI) – Tied
Christina Rubenstein – ‘Unrest’ (AFI) – Tied
Rob Connelly – ‘Our Neck of the Woods’ (USC)
Melanie McGraw – ‘Pit Stop’ (USC)
Vineet Dewan – ‘Clear, Cut Simple’ (USC) – Tied
Danielle Shamash – ‘The Sunday Man’ (AFI) – Tied
Adam Parrish King – ‘The Wrath of Cobble Hill’ (USC)
Suny Behar – ‘Chaos Theory’ (UCLA)