By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood March 16, 2012 at 5:21PM
The deadlines to submit entries for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 2012 Student Academy Awards competition are approaching. For the Foreign Student Film category, the deadline is Friday, March 23, 2012, and the deadline for all other categories follows on Monday, April 2, 2012.
The Student Academy Awards are divided into five categories: Alternative, Animation, Narrative, Documentary and Foreign Student Film.
The competition is open to full-time college and university students whose films are made within a film program or class at their respective schools. In the Foreign Student Film category, entries are accepted only from full-time college and university students attending schools that are members of the international film school organization CILECT.
The 39th Annual Student Academy Awards presentation will be held on June 9, 2012 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards will be presented, along with cash prizes to student filmmakers.
The rules and online application forms are available here.