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The Oscars (Student Academy Awards)

December 4, 2015 2:39 pm

AFDA is proud to announce the candidature of the Cape Town third year  film “Happy Earth Co.” for the  42nd Student Academy Awards. AFDA has  won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 2006 with the film “Elaleni”, directed by Tristan Holmes and the film “Kanye Kanye” directed by Miklas Manneke was finalist for Best Foreign Film  in 2013.

The Academy established the Student Academy Awards in 1972 to support and encourage excellence in filmmaking at the collegiate level. Past Student Academy Award winners have gone on to receive 46 Oscar nominations and have won or shared eight awards. They include John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Robert Zemeckis, Trey Parker and Spike Lee.

2006 – Elalini
AFDA Johannesburg
Winner, Best Foreign Student Short Film
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2007 – In Return
AFDA Johannesburg: Candidate, South Africa
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2008 – Sindiswa
AFDA Cape Town: Candidate, South Africa
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2009 – Wamkelekile
AFDA Cape Town: Candidate, South Africa
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2010 – Umkhumbi Wethu (Our Ship)
AFDA Johannesburg: Candidate, South Africa
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2011 – Die Windpomp
AFDA Cape Town: Candidate, South Africa
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2012 – Kanye Kanye
AFDA Johannesburg
Finalist, Best Foreign Student Short Film
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2014 – Ana, Patrick & Nicolas
AFDA Johannesburg: AFDA Candidate, South Africa
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2015 – Happy Earth Co.
AFDA Cape Town: AFDA Candidate, South Africa
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2015 – Thina Sobabili (AFDA Alumni)
Best Foreign Short Film Academy Awards (Oscars) Candidate, South Africa
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