The full list of finalists for the 2021 edition of Student Academy Awards was revealed by the Academy and all the details are available at Oscars.org/saa. We also wrote an article on the nonimees for the SAA, you can find it at this link.

Now winners have been announced.

SAA 2021 Medalists

Alternative/Experimental (Domestic and International Film Schools)
GOLD: Frozen Out by Hao Zhou from University of Iowa (USA)

Animation (Domestic Film Schools)
GOLD: Unforgotten by Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts (USA)
SILVER: Barking Orders by Alexander Tullo from Ringling College of Art & Design (USA)
BRONZE: Slumber with Snakes by Teagan Barrone from Cleveland Institute of Art (USA)

Animation (International Film Schools)
GOLD: Les Chaussures de Louis by Théo Jamin, Kayu Leung, Marion Philippe from MoPA (France)

Documentary (Domestic Film Schools)
GOLD: When They’re Gone by Kristen Hwang from University of California, Berkeley (USA)
SILVER: Eagles Rest in Liangshan by Bohao Liu from New York University (USA)
BRONZE: Not Just a Name by De’Onna Young-Stephens from University of Southern California (USA)

Documentary (International Film Schools)
GOLD: Why Didn’t You Stay for Me? by Milou Gevers from Nederlandse Filmacademie (Netherlands)

Narrative (Domestic Film Schools)
GOLD: When the Sun Sets by Phumi Morare from Chapman University (USA)
SILVER: Close Ties to Home Country by Akanksha Cruczynski from Columbia College Chicago (USA)
BRONZE: No Law, No Heaven by Kristi Hoi from University of California, Los Angeles (USA)

Narrative (International Film Schools)
GOLD: Tala’vision by Murad Abu Eisheh from Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
SILVER: Adisa by Simon Denda from Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (Germany)
BRONZE: Bad Omen by Salar Pashtoonyar from York University (Canada)