Student Film Show Winners


The 2015 Student Film and Video Show was a smashing success. The screening/ceremony, held Friday night at the 5th Avenue Cinema, drew a standing-room-only crowd.  Portland State Film congratulates all of the winners and again thanks all of the supporters of the Film Awards, as well as everyone who came to the show Friday night to support our student filmmakers.  The winners were:

Best Film: “Consume” by David Rodriguez (pictured above)
Best Film Runner-Up: “Superhero” by Jaden Fooks
Best Film Honorable Mention: “Near Light” by Lara Ingram and Laurel Reid
Best Film Cinematography: “Daniel” by Michael Hall
The Film Analysis paper Winners were:
1st Place: Isaac Loewen, “Guillermo del Torro and Auteurism”  — Written for FILM 480: Film Theory, Fall 2014, Prof. Berretini

Summer Perkins, “The Global Nature of District 9” — Written for FILM 485: Anatomy of a Movie II, Winter 2015, Prof. Brower

Stephen Henderson, “Bazin & Contradiction: An Aesthetic Paradox”  — Written for FILM 299: Classical Film Theory, Fall 2015, Prof. Borden

The Film Research paper Winners were:
1st Place: Basil Swartzfager, “Delinquent Youth: The Ofuna New Wave”  — Written for FILM 383: Film History II, Winter 2014, Prof. Borden

2nd Place: Jen Moon, “The Rise of Japan’s National Cinema: Western Engagement through International Recognition” — Written for FILM 382: Film History II, Winter 2015, Prof. Borden