A handful of talented film students won the opportunity to be onstage (and backstage) with Hollywood’s premier talent at the 2013 Academy Awards.
A national search for college students who aspire to be the next generation of Oscar winner was set into motion by the Academy of Motion Picture and Arts and Sciences along with mtvU, MTV’s college network. The Academy producers picked the winners and awarded them with the special honor of delivering Oscar statuettes onstage to the show’s presenters at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood California.
Film students video wins Oscar night honor
Six aspiring filmmakers won by providing the best video that answered the question: How will you contribute to the future of movies? The college students who will present the Oscar trophies are: ChaRon Brabham from SUNY Potsdam N.Y., Jennifer Brofer from the University of Texas at Austin, Abe Diaz from DePaul University Illinois, Hearin Ko from UCLA and AJ Young from Columbia College Chicago Illinois.
The Academy producers were looking for college students who have a deep commitment to the future of film making. They also want to discover a new generation of talented filmmakers and Oscar hopefuls.