By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood January 17, 2013 at 4:24PM
The Academy is now accepting entries for the 40th edition of the Student Academy Awards competition, which will hand out Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at a presentation on June 8. Categories include Alternative, Animation, Narrative, Documentary and Foreign Student Film, and the competition is open to full-time college and university students whose films are produced within the curriculum of a film program or class. More details below and here. Here are last year's winners.
For 2013, the Academy has again limited the accepted accreditation agencies for U.S. institutions to the following: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; New England Association of Schools and Colleges; North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; Western Association of Schools and Colleges; and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
U.S. entries must be submitted by Monday, April 1, 2013.
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 known as CILECT (www.cilect.org) and located outside the borders of the United States.
The deadline to submit a foreign student film for consideration is Friday, March 22, 2013.