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Fine Cut Prizes

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Enter your film to "Fine Cut Festival of Films," for a chance to be one of the lucky finalists featured in one of the six-half-hour episodes on KCET in the Fall and one of the prize packages below.
 

Jack Larson Student Filmmaker of Southern California Award Winner:

  • To be determined

Narrative Winner:

  • To be determined

Documentary Winner: 

  • To be determined

Animation Winner: 

  • To be determined
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Register for the 2022 'Fine Cut' Speaker Series

Dive deep into specific filmmaking topics with industry leaders with this free event. Register now.
A still from the short animated film "Wolf and Cub" depicts a Black father and son standing at the edge of a cliff, looking off to a vast desert landscape. In the middle of the desert landscape is a building. The son is piggy-backed on the father's shoulders and the father is holding some sort of staff.

An Animator’s Sudden Death Derailed His Film, So His Friends Finished It for Him

The short animated film was the last script written by CalArts animator and writer Marvin Scott Bynoe before his sudden death March 2020. Over a year later, the unfinished project was completed by over 80 CalArts students and professors as a labor of love.
A collage of film stills showing an animated hotdog, two women in an embrace, an African American woman in blue by the window, a young girl and a old man looking outward.

'Fine Cut' Winners for 2021

Here are the top prize winners for "Fine Cut Festival of Films" in 2021.