Student Academy Award winners honored in LA

Jun 13, 2009 by Ian Evans

The winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 36th Annual Student Academy Awards® competition learned which level medal thy won tonight in a ceremony that wrapped up a week of industry-related activities and social events. Presenters at the ceremony included actor Gary Oldman, director John Landis, animator Andreas Deja and Academy first vice president Robert Rehme.

The 2009 winners are:


  • Gold Medal: Alice’s Attic, Robyn Yannoukos, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Silver Medal: Matter, in a Quiescent State, Prepares Itself to Be Transformed, Kwibum Chung, School of Visual Arts, New York


  • Gold Medal: Pajama Gladiator, Glenn Harmon, Brigham Young University
  • Silver Medal: Sebastian’s Voodoo, Joaquin Baldwin, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Bronze Medal: Kites, Jed Henry, Brigham Young University


  • Gold Medal: The Last Mermaids, Liz Chae, Columbia University
  • Silver Medal: The Wait, Cassandra Lizaire and Kelly Asmuth, Columbia University
  • Bronze Medal: A Place to Land, Lauren DeAngelis, American University, Washington, D.C.


  • Gold Medal: Kavi, Gregg Helvey, University of Southern California
  • Silver Medal: The Bronx Balletomane, Jeremy Joffee, The City College of New York
  • Bronze Medal: Bohemibot, Brendan Bellomo, New York University

Honorary Foreign Film

  • Elkland, Per Hanefjord, Dramatiska Institutet, Sweden