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Student Oscars

student oscar

The FSU College of Motion Picture Arts has won a total of eight Student Oscars from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and placed as a regional finalist sixteen times (four times in the year 2003 alone).  Four student titles have gone on to win top awards in festivals that qualified them for entry into the non-student Oscars.

Student Emmys

The FSU College of Motion Picture Arts has won a total of 30 collegiate Emmys from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.  In 2003 the College was the first school in the history of the Academy to place First, Second, and Third in the comedy category.  In 2004 the College set another Academy record by being the first school to win five student Emmys in one year (two First Place, two Second Place, and one Third Place).  It won more awards (three First Place and one Second Place) than any other motion picture program in the nation in 2011.

News from the College

Top Stories

Check here for in-depth stories about the College of Motion Picture Arts, its students, faculty, and alumni.  You can read about awards our student motion pictures have garnered, noteworthy projects our faculty have undertaken, the exciting things our alumni are doing, and the recognition the college receives from the media and film industry.

First Annual Keylight Festival

Welcome to our first ever Keylight Festival, celebrating a new graduating class, welcoming back visiting alumni, and screening student films - all leading up to the First Annual Magic Hour Gala.

Warren Reports

Alumni Director Meryl Warren publishes a weekly report each Thursday describing the current events in and out of the College of Motion Picture Arts.  It includes an update on what is happening around Tallahassee in filmmaking, our alumni activities and projects, and most importantly, the latest information on our motion pictures in the festival circuit, including all screenings and awards.


A list of links to alumni sites, film industry professional organizations, agencies, and groups.