'Hatch' by Christoph Kuschnig
'Hatch' by Christoph Kuschnig

The Academy selected 35 students from 20 colleges and universities in the U.S. as the finalists for the 39th Annual Student Academy Awards.  The awardees are in the running to receive Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal awards as well as accompanying cash grants of $5,000, $3,000, and $2,000 respectively.  The four categories include Alternative, Animation, Documentary, and Narrative.  Full list of finalists is here and trailers for the nineteen available films are below.