LOS ANGELES – Kodak (www.kodak.com) and the University Film and Video Foundation (UFVF) recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Kodak Student Scholarship Awards and Kodak Student Cinematography Scholarship Awards. The presentation was made during the annual banquet and awards ceremony at the University Film and Video Association (UFVA) Conference, which was held at Montana State University.
Kodak’s annual global competition is designed to recognize emerging talent that demonstrates superior filmmaking skills and creativity. Selected by a panel of judges led by award-winning cinematographer John Bailey, ASC, this year’s winners represent film schools in Hungary, Russia, Singapore, and the United States.
The 2014 Kodak Student Scholarship Awards:
The Gold Award ($5,000 tuition scholarship award and $5,000 Kodak Motion Picture product grant) was presented to Timothy Yeung from New York University’s (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts Asia in Singapore for his film 90 Days. Yeung wrote, directed and produced the drama.
The Silver Award ($4,000 tuition scholarship award and $4,000 KODAK Motion Picture product grant) was presented to Dustin Brown from Santa Monica College in California for Solidarity. Brown was writer, director, producer and editor of his narrative.
The Bronze Award ($3,000 tuition scholarship award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture product grant) was presented to Anton Moiseenko from the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) in Russia for his piece Experience of the Celestial Bodies. Moiseenko wrote and directed the documentary.
The Kodak Student Cinematography Scholarship Award winners are:
First Place ($4,000 tuition scholarship award and $5,000 Kodak Motion Picture product grant) was presented to Balaji Manohar, also from Tisch Asia, for his cinematography on Little Master.
The Honorable Mention ($1,000 tuition scholarship award and $3,000 Kodak Motion Picture product grant) was awarded to Balász István Balász from the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Hungary for his visuals on House.
Kodak partners with the University Film and Video Foundation to make this program possible. The UFVF is a not-for-profit organization that engages in and promotes worldwide education, research, innovation, and charitable activities in the arts and sciences of moving images and aural communication.