Thirty-five students from 20 U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. The complete list of nominees is posted here. Below are links or embeded trailers for the nine Animation category nominees and two from the Alternative category. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 9th, at 6 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Congratulations to all the nominees!
Chocolate Milk by Eliza Kinkz, University of California, Los Angeles
Eyrie by David Wolter, California Institute of the Arts
The Jockstrap Raiders by Mark Nelson, University of California, Los Angeles
La Lune et le Coq by Raymond McCarthy Bergeron, Rochester Institute of Technology
The Reality Clock by Amanda Tasse, University of Southern California (nominated as Alternative Film)
Terra Cotta Warrior by Bin Li, Rochester Institute of Technology (nominated as Alternative Film)
Cowboy, Clone, Dust by Matthew Christensen, New York University