We Have Our Winners!
FIRST PLACE: “Future Warfare III” by Ani Akpan
SECOND PLACE: “A Virtual Reality” by Peter Ackerman
THIRD PLACE: “Initial Testing” by Austin Guerrero
These top three winners receive:
- Cash prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250.
- A trip with a guest to New York City to attend the Youth Voices Uncensored event in the spring.
- A one-year complimentary student membership to the Rubin Museum of Art.
- The first place winner will received a free one-week digital fillmmaking course at the New York Film Academy, plus a $5,000 scholarship toward any one-, two-, or three-year NYFA program.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: “Perception of Gamers” by Daniella Sanchez
Daniella’s video has the most “Likes” on YouTube out of the SemiFinalists, and so her film will be celebrated at the Youth Voices Uncensored Awards in March, and we’ll be sending her a Certificate of Internet Awesomeness and a special gift from NCAC.
Please Enjoy and Honor the Rest of Our 2013 Semifinalists
“Go With Them” by Matthew Billman
“Video Games in the Crosshairs” by Savannah Jossart
“Video Games in the Crosshairs: Rewind” by Logan Barrick
“Gaming: My Story” by Sylvan Gu
“Video Games: the New Art Form” by Nathaniel Bodnar
“Video Games in the Crosshairs: Speaking of Games…” by Calvin Tran
We give many thanks to all of this year’s participants, judges and NCAC supporters who make programs like this possible. Please join us on March 29th at the New York Film Academy to honor these great films!
NCAC’s Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest is made possible by support from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation.
Film Contest Archives
2012 You’re Reading WHAT?!?!
2011 Censorship BYTES! Speech in Cyberspace
2010 I’m All For Free Speech, BUT…
2009 Free Speech in School (Does it Exist?)
2008 My Vote for Free Speech!
2007 How Does Censorship Affect Me?
2006 War and (Free) Speech: Can They Co-Exist?
2005 Does Free Speech Matter?
2004 What do you think of the state of free speech and democracy in the United States?