Three films honored at inaugural student animation contest
Dean Dennis Depew and Frank Gladstone (right), dean's distinguished lecturer, present the first place award to Adam Gasper, Chris Staehler and Thomas Haley-Hermiz of Level 3 Productions.
Three student-produced animated short film were featured during the
Dean's Distinguished Lecture in April 2011. As part of the inaugural Student
Animation Contest, a panel of judges selected the finalists from among
the six entries. Audience members voted on their favorite, as well, for
the People's Choice Awards.
The winners were:
- First place and People's Choice Award: "The Note", by Chris Staehler, Thomas Haley-Hermiz and Adam Gasper of Level 3 Productions.
- Second Place, "Singularis", by Chris Staehler, Thomas Haley-Hermiz and Mike Nichols of Level 3 Studios
- Third Place, "Praemium Gladitorum", by Adam Gasper, Nick Sceusa, Jason Zhao of Corelight Studios