The winners revealed Wednesday will participate in a week of industry activities culminating in the 45th Student Academy Awards ceremony October 11 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Medal placements — gold, silver and bronze — in seven categories will be unveiled at the event.
The winners announced today will also eligible to compete for this year’s Oscars in the Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film or Documentary Short Subject categories. This past year, two 2017 Student Academy Award winners received Live Action Short nominations.
The awards were established in 1972 to provide a platform for emerging global talent by creating opportunities within the industry to showcase their work.