The full list of finalists for the 2022 edition of Student Academy Awards was revealed by the Academy on the Oscars website. Find out everything else at The Awards Ceremony will be in October and the categories are Narrative, Documentary, Animation and Alternative/Experimental.

Let’s see the finalists.


  • Against Reality by Olivia Peace (University of Southern California – USA)
  • Ask Again Later by Chloe Evangelista (Pratt Institute – USA)
  • It Will Rain Today by Mariana Correa González (Universidad de Antioquia – Colombia)


  • The Boot by Seyed Mohsen Pourmohseni Shakib (Payame Noor University – Iran)
  • Goodbye Jérôme! by Adam Sillard, Gabrielle Selnet, Chloé Farr( Gobelins, School of Images – France)
  • Laika & Nemo by Jan Gadermann, Sebastian Gadow (Konrad Wolf Film University of Babelsberg – Germany)
  • Little Things by Clara Mesplé, Chloé Viala, Camille Burles (École Georges Méliès – France)
  • An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It by Lachlan Pendragon (Griffith Film School – Australia)
  • Period Drama by Anushka Nair, Lauryn Anthony (Ringling College of Art & Design – USA)
  • The Seine’s Tears by Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur (Pôle 3D Digital & Creative School – France)


  • Found by Shuhao Tse (New York University – USA)
  • Here to Stay by Jared Peraglia (New York University – USA)
  • Seasons by Gabriella Canal, Michael Fearon (Columbia University – USA)
  • The State of Dissent by Roshaan Khattak (University of the Arts London – United Kingdom)
  • Traded by Simran Arora, Harshit Bawa (University of Greenwich – United Kingdom)
  • Waves Apart by Josh Greene (University of Southern California – USA)
  • What Nobody Talks About by Hansine Killingmoe Såstad (Kristiania University College – Norway)


  • Almost Home by Nils Keller (University of Television and Film Munich – Germany)
  • L’Avversario by Federico Russotto (Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Italy)
  • Living All of Lif by Marlén Ríos-Farjat (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica – Mexico)
  • Rooms by Welf Reinhart (University of Television and Film Munich – Germany)
  • Shedding Angels by Freddy Macdonald (American Film Institute – USA)
  • Songs of a Caretaker by Pascal Schuh (Konrad Wolf Film University of Babelsberg – Germany)
  • The Boy Who Couldn’t Feel Pain by Eugen Merher (Film Academy Baden-Württemberg – Germany)