For more than two decades, the Student Film Awards have spotlighted dozens of African American, Asian American, Latino, and Women filmmakers. Winners of the DGA Student Film Awards in each category will receive a $2,500 prize from the DGA. Awards ceremonies will be held on dates to be determined.

This year’s application period runs until October 16, 2020, and the winners in each category will be announced in November.

Students can access the application and submit electronically on the DGA website at


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