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BAFTA US STUDENT FILM AWARDS 2016 HONORS CLARA ROQUET FROM COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY FOR “EL ADIÓS”

17 June 2016

The 2016 BAFTA US Student Film Award has been presented to Clara Roquet from Columbia University for “El Adiós”.  BAFTA members screened all eight final films in contention and voted on the top honor last night at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.  Now in its thirteenth year, the event identifies and celebrates the very best student short films produced in the US.

Yann DeMange, Jon Frosch, and Ashley Madekwe Added To 2016 BAFTA US Student Film Awards Special Jury

9 June 2016

BAFTA Los Angeles announced today that BAFTA® Award Nominee Yann Demange (’71), The Hollywood Reporter Film Critic and Editor Jon Frosch, and actress Ashley Madekwe (Salem, Revenge) have joined the Special Jury of the 2016 BAFTA US Student Film Awards presented by AKA.  They join previously announced jurors Academy Award® Winner Pete Docter (Inside Out), Academy Award® Winner William Goldenberg (Argo, The Imitation Game), and STX Entertainment President Sophie Watts.