Thirty-six students from 20 colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 36th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. Nine films will compete in the animation category for Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 13, at 6pm at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The nominated films follow:

Cadillac ’59 – Hamilton Lewis, Ringling College of Art and Design, Florida
Divers – Paris Mavroidis, Pratt Institute, New York
Entering the Mind through the Mouth – Jin Sung Choi, Academy of Art University, California
I Live in the Woods – Max Winston, California Institute of the Arts
Kites – Jed Henry, Brigham Young University
Lilium Urbanus, – Joji Tsuruga and Anca Risca, School of Visual Arts
Pajama Gladiator – Glenn Harmon, Brigham Young University
Scrimshander – George Smaragdis, Pratt Institute
Sebastian’s Voodoo – Joaquin Baldwin, University of California, Los Angeles