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2015 Student Film Awards NOMINATED FILMS Announcement




The 2015 San Diego Student Film Awards will be held on Friday, March 6th at the Horton Grand Theater in San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter.  This year's event will include a red carpet pre-reception, screenings of all the nominated films, a live awards show and an after-party at the beautiful Horton Grand Hotel.


4:30 to 5PM Screening 1 Red Carpet Pre-Reception

5 to 6:30 PM Student Nominated Films Screening 1  (program tbd)

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM  Screening 2 Red Carpet Pre-Reception

6:30 to 8:00 PM Student Nominated Films Screening 2  (program tbd)

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM  Screening 2 Red Carpet Pre-Reception

8:30 to 9:30 PM San Diego Student Film Awards

9:30 to 11PM After-party at Horton Grand Hotel


There is no cost to attend the red carpet pre-reception or student film awards after-party.

Student Nominated Film Screenings

In Advance: $10 (per screening)

At the Door: $15  (per screening)

San Diego Student Film Awards 

In Advance:  Student $15/ General Admission $25

At the Door: Student $20/ General Admission $30

Student ID required for student tickets


Students:  $20

General Admission: $40

Student ID required for student tickets

Film Consortium Plus Member All Access Pass:  $15  (ticket price only available for Film Consortium Plus Members, please sign up before purchasing ticket as ticket will be invalid if you are not already a Film Consortium Plus Member.)

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Join us on January 30th and 31st at the Winter Film Showcase  to watch some of the nominated films and be there for the live announcement of the specific award each film is nominated for! Find out about the awards and categories.


Title Category Director School

The Apparition

short fiction Dillon Hoover San Diego State University

Split Ends

short fiction Casey Nicholas Price San Diego State University
Short Cut documentary Luigi Rizzo San Diego City College
Manifest short fiction Alejandro Castro UCSD Extension
Crafting San Diego:  Battle of the Brewers documentary Dave Evans UCSD Extension
Sean Fowler: Local Surfer documentary Ashley Levy San Diego City College
Stories of City: Changing Lives for 100 Years
documentary Sam Sandahl San Diego City College
Lacuna short fiction Dan Chambers UCSD Extension
A-nakba short fiction San Diego State University
Photina short fiction John Paul the Great Catholic University
Damsels short fiction Nicholas Puleo San Diego State University
Bark of Luck short fiction Katia Ruelas Media Arts Center San Diego/ Film Consortium


short fiction Casey Nicholas Price San Diego State University

Fairy Tale

short fiction Erin Nicole Pearce John Paul the Great Catholic University

Mike Brayden "Elses"

music video Ashley Levy San Diego City College

Turtle Turnip "Seashells in an Open Field"

music video Dan Chambers UCSD Extension
We are Sirens "King Me" music video Garrett McDermid UCSD Extension


music video Jack King San Diego City College
The Birthday Party short fiction Josh Krohn San Diego State University
Burglars and Locks short fiction Dave MacCalla St. John the Great Catholic University
Anything But Frogs short fiction David Oleary San Diego State University
Career Path short fiction Jose Reyes Media Arts Center San Diego
Somethin' About Death short fiction Galen Thorne San Diego State University


short fiction David Ledwith San Diego State University

A Gallon of Gas

short fiction Martin Gomez San Diego City College

A Beautiful Credence

short fiction Christian Higuera 2050 Media & Sanburbia Pictures/ Southwestern College

Curious how the films were chosen?  Find out here.

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