Five finalists selected from 52 entries spanning 32 countries will advance in the foreign student film category in the Academy’s 38th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. 

Up to three winners will be flown to Los Angeles to join US-based student academy award winners for a week of industry-related activities and social events that will culminate in the awards ceremony on Jun 11 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

The 2011 Foreign Student Film finalists are:

  • Bekas, dir Karzan Kader, Stockholm Academy Of Dramatic Arts, Sweden;
  • GraffiTiger, dir Libor Pixa, Film And TV School Of The Academy Of Performing Arts In Prague, Czech Republic;
  • The Miserables, dir Ben Taylor Wheatley, University Of Westminster, UK;
  • Raju, dir Max Zaehle, Hamburg Media School, Germany; and
  • Tuba Atlantic, dir Hallvar Witzo, Norwegian Film School, Norway.