scholarships

The Dr. David M. Milch Foundation, Short Film Competition

MiLa Media is proud to partner with the

Dr. David M. Milch Foundation to provide scholarships to student filmmakers with the goal of nurturing and developing new and diverse voices.  

Since 2020 annual scholarships are awarded to students at both the American Film Institute LA (AFI) and

The City College of New York (CCNY).
 

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AFI Scholarship
Below are the AFI winners and honorable mentions of the first-ever, Dr. David Milch Foundation Short Film Competition.

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Your Food is Here, by Jo Hun Park

1st Place​

 

Espérame, by Andrea McCracken

2nd Place​

 

Numb, by Duran Jones

From the Color of the Soil, by Augusto Garcia

3rd Place​

 

Mujer Mexicana, by Nitzan Levinson

My Own Hands, by Rebecca Leo

Honorable Mentions

 

A Conversation, by Christopher Hong

Band-Aid, by Peiqi Peng

Color of Shades, by Yuchan Deng

Skin Deep, by Manuel Villarreal

Vestidos & Muñecas, by Cyrum Aytana Ramirez Zaldivar

Excuse Me, by Joey Xuetong Zhao

CCNY Scholarship

Below are the CCNY winners and honorable mentions of the first-ever, Dr. David Milch Foundation Short Film Competition.

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Dance for Freedom, by Severine Reisp

1st Place​: Graduate Scholarship

 

How They See It, by Antonio Oliveros-Nikol

1st Place​: Graduate Scholarship

 

1st Place​: Undergraduate Scholarship

 

Cyber Racism, by Isaac Song

2nd Place: Any Program, Two Scholarships

 

Black Lives Matter, by Lorena R. Valencia

3rd Place: Any Program, Four Scholarships

 

Adoption, by Jieun Lee

A Peak into the Soul, by Yasmeen Purvis

Don’t Kill My Dream, by Samuel Moetek

Gook,

by Prabhat Gurung

Honorable Mentions

 

Inertia, by T'Amore Rose

Post-Breakup, by Nemo Allen

The Dining Table, by Sheng-Ting, Shen

Valiente, by David Roberts