Congratulations to our Carole Fielding Student Grant Awardees!


The Carole Fielding Grant committee is excited to recognize four student projects for their achievement in student media production and research. Thanks to the efforts of volunteer UFVA member judges?charged with the difficult task of narrowing down from dozens of worthy applicants?we are pleased to award these four deserving projects:

Astronomical Units (narrative short) by Elizabeth Ashby, Columbia College

Common Grounds (animated short) by Gina Bernardini, University of Tampa

Footprints in the Sky (documentary short) by Octavio Daniel Rodriguez Juarez, SIU Carbondale.

Exposing White Supremacy: 21st Century Black Film wave as a Cinema of Justice (research project) by Abimbola Iyun, SIU Carbondale.

The UFVA sponsored Carole Fielding Student Grant supports production or research proposals. The grant is open to undergraduate and graduate students in film, media, and/or related fields. Applicants must be an enrolled student at the time the application is made. A faculty member who is an active UFVA member must sponsor the applicant. Categories are narrative, documentary, experimental, animation, new media, and research.

Congratulations to the awardees!


Casey Hayward

UFVA Carole Fielding Grants Coordinator