The 2022 Yugo BAFTA Student Awards took place on Friday, July 22, at Harmony Gold in Los Angeles and was hosted by actor Elliot Knight. The ceremony featured the finalists films and projects selected by a panel of industry professionals from BAFTA's membership. The films and projects were competing for our top honors - the BAFTA Student Film Award for Animation, the BAFTA Student Film Award for Documentary, the BAFTA Student Film Award for Live Action, the BAFTA Student Award for Games, and the BAFTA Student Awards for Immersive.
The Special Jury Prize, which included a $20,000 honorarium presented by Z by HP, was deliberated and selected live at the Awards presentation by Angela Sarafyan, Anthony Hemingway, Domee Shi, Lucy Alibar, and Natalie Kingston.
Les Larmes de la Seine, directed by Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur, Pôle 3D, France
BAFTA Student Film Award for Animation
Found, directed by Shuhao Tse, New York University, USA
BAFTA Student Film Award for Documentary & Special Jury Prize
Girl No.60427, directed by Shulamit Lifshitz, Oriel Berkovits, The Maaleh Film School, Israel
BAFTA Student Film Award for Live Action
Fayburrow, produced by Marcus Keable, Hera Hallsdóttir, Urs Shea, Stine Lund, The Animation Workshop VIA University College, Denmark
BAFTA Student Award for Games
Aonar, created by Austin Wolfe, The Glasgow School of Art, United Kingdom
BAFTA Student Award for Immersive