The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences held its 43rd Student Academy Awards ceremony Thursday night at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The previously announced winners in five of the seven categories found out whether they were taking home the Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal as actors Joel Edgerton, Lucy Liu, Daisy Ridley and Parker Sawyers presented the awards.
The winners for the Student Academy Awards in Animation are:
Gold – Once upon a Line by Alicja Jasina, USC
Silver – The Wishgranter by Echo Wu, Ringling College of Art and Design
Bronze – Die Flucht by Carter Boyce, DePaul University
As a single-winner category, the Foreign Animation Gold Medal went to Ayny – My Second Eye by Ahmad Saleh, Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Germany).
The winners are qualified for consideration in the Best Animated Short Film category for the 89th Academy Awards.