University of Arizona

Awards

Film Tucson

Film Tucson New Filmmaker Award

For excellence in filmmaking/directing, the winner of this award, sponsored by Film Tucson, receives a $500 cash prize.

Neil Benton Arts & Entertainment

Neil Benton Arts & Entertainment Award for Excellence in Producing

For excellence in producing, the winner of this award, sponsored by the Neil Benton Arts & Entertainment, receives a $500 cash prize.

Hanson FilmTV Institute

Hanson FilmTV Institute Award for Excellence in Screenwriting

For excellence in screenwriting, the winner of this award, sponsored by the UA Hanson FilmTV Institute, receives a $250 cash prize.

Hanson FilmTV Institute

Hanson FilmTV Institute Award for Excellence in Production Design

For excellence in production design, the winner of this award, sponsored by the UA Hanson FilmTV Institute, receives a $250 cash prize.

Hanson FilmTV Institute

Monte Ralstin Award for Excellence in Acting

Named in honor of celebrated University of Arizona Theatre Professor Monte Ralstin, this award given to a current UA student comes with a $500 cash award.

Monsoon Production Services

Monsoon Award for Excellence in Cinematography

For excellence in cinematography, the winner of this award receives a certificate worth $1,500 in rental gear from Monsoon Production Services, Southern Arizona’s largest film equipment rental house.

Adobe

Adobe Award for Excellence in Editing

For excellence in title design, the winners of this award receives a one-year subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud, a suite of 20+ software programs, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.

Adobe

Adobe Award for Excellence in Sound Design

For excellence in sound design, the winners of this award receives a one-year subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud, a suite of 20+ software programs, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.

Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design Award for Excellence in Color Grading

For excellence in color grading, the winners of this award receives a DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor with Studio Software.

Blackmagic Design

The Jeff Yanc Award for Creative Vision in Filmmaking

Awarded to a film with a singularly unusual and offbeat vision, the winner of this award, sponsored by Jane Decker and Gary Dillahunty, receives a $500 cash prize. This award honors The Loft Cinema’s Program Director Jeff Yanc by celebrating creativity and originality in filmmaking.