2022 BAFTA Student Awards
ITP's student, Magdalena Claro, is one of the 15 finalists for the 2022 Yugo BAFTA Student Awards, including the first-ever finalists to represent Israel. This year, a record-breaking 715 submissions were received from 134 schools in 36 countries and included narrative film, animation, documentary, 360 videos, Experiential VR, VR Games, and PC Games.
The Student Awards ceremony returns to in-person format for the first time in two years, the two-night ceremony is set to take place in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 21, and Friday, July 22.
Winners will be announced on Friday, July 22.
Universities and colleges worldwide were invited to submit their best projects for consideration for six top prizes – the BAFTA Student Film Award for Animation, the BAFTA Student Film Award for Documentary, the BAFTA Student Film Award for Live Action, the BAFTA Student Award for Games, the BAFTA Student Award for Immersive, and the Special Jury Prize.
Winner of the Special Jury Prize to receive a $20,000 honorarium presented by Z by HP. Special Jury members will be announced in the coming weeks.
Film finalists were chosen from within the previously announced 82 shortlisted films. All directors on the shortlist are given the opportunity to apply for and join BAFTA's New Talent programs, which include year-round access to online events.
Yugo will serve as the Official Sponsor for the Yugo BAFTA Student Awards, while Z by HP will serve as the Official Technology Partner. The Yugo BAFTA Student Awards will also be sponsored by Jaguar, the Official Vehicle Partner of BAFTA in North America.