Awards in Cinema Studies

Cinema and Media Studies Thesis Prize
Awarded for the best senior thesis written by a Cinema Studies major.

Cinema and Media Studies Essay Prize
Awarded for the best research paper written in a Cinema Studies course.

Cinema and Media Studies Screenwriting Prize
Awarded for the best screenplay written by an undergraduate.

Cinema and Media Studies Student Activity Prize
Awarded for outstanding extracurricular service to the Cinema Studies program and to cinema and media culture at Penn.
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2015-16 Cinema and Media Studies Awards
Best Honor Thesis : N/A
Best Essay : Benjamin Finkel, C'17
Best Screenplay : Michael Lobman, C'17
Best Student Activity : Melissa Parker, C'16 | Xiaoyu (Sheryl) Yang, C'17

2014-15 Cinema and Media Studies Awards
Best Honor Thesis : Samuel Horn, C'15 | Muhammad Naqvi, C'15
Best Essay : Samantha Sharon, C'15
Best Screenplay : Michael (Kent) Sariano, C'15
Best Student Activity : Heather Holmes, C'15 | Caroline Yost, C'15

2013-14 Cinema and Media Studies Awards
Best Honor Thesis : Olivia Rutigliano, C'14
Best Essay : Megan Reilly, C'14
Best Screenplay : Julius (Harrison) Macks, C'14
Best Student Activity : Gary Kafer, C'14

2012-13 Cinema and Media Studies Awards
Best Honor Thesis : Deirdre Bullard, C'13
Best Essay : Gary Kafer, C'14
Best Screenplay : Timothy Delaney, C13 | Jaycee Gruszecki, C13
Best Student Activity : Dylan Hansen-Fliedner, C'14 | Jason Jadick, C'14

2011-12 Cinema and Media Studies Awards
Best Honor Thesis : Anthony Xie, C'12
Best Essay : Steven Green, C'12
Best Screenplay : Jamie Napoli, C'12 | Sandra Sohn CE'12
Best Student Activity : Tamar Lisbona, CW'12 | Alexander Niculescu, C'12

2010-11 Flesch Awards in Cinema and Media Studies
Best Honor Thesis : Michael Gold, C'11
Best Essay : Eliana Ritts, CW'12 | Jousha Roberts, C'11
Best Screenplay : Tyler J. Stanley, C'11
Best Student Activity : Tamar Lisbona, CW'12 | Mary (Molly) Mitchell, C'11 | Adrian Pelliccia, C'11 | Sarah Stoecker, C'11

2009-10 Flesch Awards in Cinema and Media Studies
Best Honor Thesis : Allison Seelig, C'10
Best Essay : Peter Ceretti, C'10 | Michael Gold, C'11
Best Screenplay : Benjamin Brooke, C'10
Best Student Activity : Abigail Hinsman, C'10 | Sarah Stoecker, C'11

2008-09 Flesch Awards in Cinema and Media Studies
Best Honor Thesis : Sara Gold, C'09
Best Essay : Nikolas Stergiopoulos, C'12 | Harrison Unger, C'10
Best Screenplay : Kevin McMullin, C'09
Best Student Activity : Kendall Hoechst, C'09

2007-08 Flesch Awards in Cinema and Media Studies
Best Honor Thesis : Andrew Carl, C'08 | Stephanie Ross, C'08
Best Essay : Lauren Berg, C'08
Best Screenplay : Brett Brenner, C'08
Best Student Activity : Jason Gurwin, W'08 | Andrew Mangano, C'08 | Yanik Ruiz-Ramon, C'10

20006-07 Flesch Awards in Cinema and Media Studies
Best Honor Thesis : Reem Hilu, C'07
Best Essay : Amanda Rubenstein, C'07
Best Screenplay : Jeffrey Wajcs, E'08
Best Student Activity : Andrew Mangano, C'08

 

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