Next Generation

Meet the Winners of the 2013 KODAK Student Scholarship Program

Published on website: September 18, 2013
Categories: Education , Next Generation
Scene from Mr. Sabas

Carlos Eduardo Correa Reynoso, the Gold level winner of the 2013 KODAK Student Scholarship Award and Max Preiss, winner of the KODAK Student Cinematography Award, were selected by a panel of judges led by award-winning cinematographer John Bailey, ASC. Their entries were judged on a combination of past work, faculty recommendations and academic achievement.

Carlos Eduardo Correa Reynoso

Following is a look at their winning submissions:

Category – KODAK Student Scholarship Award: Mr. Sabas

Recipient – Carlos Eduardo Correa Reynoso

University – Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica in Mexico

Film Entry & SynopsisMr. Sabas follows a solitary, old man awaiting the end of his existence, when suddenly a boy enters his life and comes under his care, and everything changes.



Category – KODAK Student Cinematography Award: Come and Play

Scene from Come And Play
Carlos Eduardo Correa Reynoso

Recipient – Max Preiss

University – Deutsche Film Und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB) in Germany

Film Entry & SynopsisCome and Play chronicles the experiences of Grisha, a Russian-German boy who enjoys playing with toy guns, until that activity reaches compulsive levels. The longer he plays, the further he is thrust into an altered reality, and the boundaries between the present and the past start to blur. Suddenly, Grisha is caught in a nightmare of another lifetime.

Watch the Come and Play Trailer on Vimeo

Also earning accolades are:

Silver Category – KODAK Student Scholarship Award
Recipient – Werner Nortje
University – AFDA in Africa
Film Entry & SynopsisIn Jericho, a cab driver is visited by a mysterious passenger who foretells his future. The driver must then choose between forgiveness or the consequences.

Bronze Category – KODAK Student Scholarship Award
Recipient – Nicolas Navia
University – American Film Institute (AFI) in the U.S.
Film Entry & Synopsis The Superman delves into the psyche of a man pressured by his love interest and the police to confess a murder. Without much evidence to convict him, it is up to the protagonist to turn himself in or live with the guilt.

Honorable Mention Category – KODAK Student Cinematography Award
Recipient – Daniella Nowitz
University – American Film Institute (AFI) in the U.S.
Film Entry & Synopsis – In Sassafras, Beebee and Norman live in a psychiatric home for troubled youth. Norman believes he cannot die and Beebee is a compulsive manipulator that practices witchcraft. Beebee decides to take advantage of Norman’s “special talent" and use him as a human sacrifice in an attempt to bring Sassafras, her pet rabbit, back from the dead.

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