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Film School Award
The aim of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's film school program is to influence the next generation of filmmakers to create more realistic and compelling stories about science and technology. Six of the nation's leading film schools partner with the Foundation to award screenwriting and production grants to student filmmakers for original work that dramatizes science and technology themes or characters.

A Bridge Between Us  - Gina Hackett  

Malpelo  - Victoria Rivera    

Sound to Sea  - Ryan Craver  

Wood Thrush  - Peter Forbes ,  Jungyoon Kim  

All The Shades of You  - Lauren D’Errico  

The Ball Method  - Dag Abebe  

Baretia  - Jamil Munoz      

Dear Miss Leavitt  - Jessica Gonzalez    

Fixation  - Jacob Marx Rice  

A Glimpse Through the Haze  - D.T. Burns  

A Hole  - Molly Murphy    

Into the Void  - Ciara Doll ,  Yossera Bouchtia      

James Thomas Thinks The Earth Is Flat  - Anderson Cook    

Lito  - Ria Tobaccowala    

The Mast Year  - Gillian Beth Durkee  

Nerve  - Shirley Miller  

Night Witches  - Nic Yulo  

The Quantum Dialogue  - Hector Coles  

A Safe Guide To Dying  - Froso Tsipopoulou ,  Dimitris Tsilifonis  

The Sea Dragon  - Adam Sharp    

Something in the Water  - Josalynn Smith  

Starcatcher  - Rachel Main  

Sweet Potatoes  - Rommel Villa  

Trails  - Jeanine Frost    

Blueshift  - Tim O’Connor  

The Buzzbots  - Whitney Rowland  

Designer Kids  - Raeann Dunn  

FIDO  - Ruby Mateo  

Hanger's Limb  - Joel Santner  

Imprint  - Jennifer Sherman  

Ivory Hunt  - David Calbert  

Knights In Newark  - Christopher Abeel ,  Nic Yulo  

Lamara  - Amber Ha  

Little Leper  - Greg Wayne  

The Mars Generation  - Alyson Weaver Nicholas  

Percy Spencer and the Radarange  - Jess Honovich  

Semya  - Niki Sharirli  

Seven Eternities  - Mirella Christou  

Sheepish  - Daniel Hirsch  

Stella for Star  - Nick Singer  

Under Glass  - Noelia Rodríguez Deza  

The Valley of Dry Bones  - Jeremy Palmer  

Variables  - Sabina Vajrača  

Computer Girls  - Lauren Dineley  

Containment  - Mitali Jahagirdar  

Cradle  - Devon Manney  

Crick in the Holler  - Ursula Ellis  

The Dark Lady of DNA  - Michael Clarkson  

Egghead Genius  - Mora V. Harris  

Fountain of Youth  - Ronak Shah  

The Glowing Gene  - Annie Pulsipher  

Li Shan  - Wenqi You  

Lucy In The Sky  - Jen Rudin  

Magic ‘85  - Annika Kurnick  

A Motivated Man  - Christopher Abeel  

Salk  - Christopher Greenslate  

The Stargazer of Samarkand  - Vincent Kazer  

Traitorous  - Daniel Hirsch  

TV in the Fish Tail  - Iesh Thapar  

Under Darkness  - Caroline Friend  

Wasteland  - Jennifer Coates  

With These Eyes  - Evan Kelman  

Arkansas Auguries  - Julianne Jigour  

The Bridge  - Nicholas Weiss-Richmond  

Clarity  - Dustin Brown      

Colossus  - Eugenie Carabatsos  

The Electromagnetic Heart  - Christopher Greenslate  

Enfect  - Bo Shim  

Family Brew  - Jennifer Edwards  

Haxxors  - Callum Smith  

The Kitchen Chemist's War  - Arkesh Ajay  

The Mulsanne Corner  - Luiz Tassi  

The Pill  - Dan Giles  

Remembrance  - Catalina Matamoros Puerto      

The River Gods  - Levi Jelks  

Rougarou  - Brennan Peters  

Sonic Boom  - Alex Cannon  

Spacey  - Kate Gleason  

Alara  - Kristin Vogelsong  

Ampersand  - Erin Shea  

Antarctica  - Julianne Jigour  

D'Arline  - Christina Jobe  

Deep Sea Divers of 1929  - Savannah Reich  

Drunk Science  - David Ahia  

The Dust  - Amanda Brennan  

Final Jeopardy  - Alexa Polivka  

Finding Tom Harvey  - Josh Ginsburg  

The Flight of the Wasp  - Andrea Brusa  

Getting In  - Stian Hafstad  

The House of Wisdom  - Brennan Peters  

Jane  - Kendell Klein  

The Loneliest  - Lilian Mehrel  

LoveLog  - Joshua McVeigh-Schultz  

A Lucky Man  - Anna Gutto  

The Man Who Wore a Sanitary Pad  - Rohan Narula  

Science Fair The Musical  - Tracy Potter  

Spark  - Juan Martinez Vera  

Spring Offensive  - Matthew McInerney-Lacombe  

Traits  - Krystal Foster  

Zoya  - Sahirr Sethhi  

Afronauts  - Frances Bodomo ,  Isabella Wing-Davey  

Blow Out  - Berkley Brady      

The Brain Mirror  - Liz Kim  

Breath of Life  - Megan Morrison  

Cain  - Zijian Yan  

Devil’s Work  - Miguel Silveira  

Enclosure  - Ben Kopit  

Ex-Closure  - Laci Corridor  

Fritz Haber  - Dan Hasse  

Hardbat  - Zack Schamberg  

The Infinite  - Joseph Yeh  

The Manhattan Project  - Ashley Sims  

Mira  - Amanda Tasse  

Origin  - Leah Franqui  

The Rain Collector  - Isabella Wing-Davey  

Sensitivity Training  - Melissa Finell  

Standing8  - Michael Minard  

Starry Night  - Paxton Farrar  

Station Blackout  - Matt Black ,  Laurence Vannicelli  

Stealth  - Bennett Lasseter ,  Melissa Hoppe  

Survival of the Fittest  - Laura Alsum  

Tides  - Risto Tuominen  

Undone  - Corina Maritescu  

Unnatural Science  - Kendell Klein  

Venus Transit  - Giulia Corda  

APP  - Alexander Berman  

Capturing the Stars  - Kate Mickere  

Edge of Manhattan  - David McCracken  

Hildegard's Heir  - Jessica Baclesse  

The King's Pawn  - Darren Anderson ,  Jonah Bleicher  

The Lost Coast  - Kathryn Bancroft  

Mary & the Moon  - Dawn Spinella  

Nose Hair  - Louis Morton  

Nzara '76  - Jon Noble  

Singularity  - Alyssa Weinberger  

The Tender Peel  - Ricardo Perez Gonzalez  

To Boldly Go  - Peter J. Roth  

Waking Hours  - Barnett Brettler  

When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth  - Avram Dodson  

Wild Love  - Eben Portnoy  

Without Fire  - Eliza McNitt  

Born by Fire  - Morgan von Ancken  

The Chamber  - Eugenio Villamar  

The Collector's Gift  - Ryan Kravetz  

Fault Zone  - Liz Ellison  

First In Flight  - Charles William Coulter  

He Thought He Was Okay  - Chai Hecht  

How I Learned to Love Ketchup  - Dan O'Neil  

Marburg  - Jeremy Morris  

Negative Gs  - Keith Hedlund  

Penny Stock  - Grainger David  

Red Hot Scoville  - Andrew Stamper  

Send More Chuck Berry  - Noah Miller  

Sin Dolor  - Joseph Greco  

The Sounds of Earth  - Noah Miller  

Three Light Bulbs  - Min Ding  

Visible Proof  - Gabil Sultanov  

Yellow Rain  - L. Warren Thompson  

The Common Man  - A.E. Gray  

Dear Radioactive One  - Dan O'Neil  

Flood  - Katy Scoggin ,  Isabella Wing-Davey  

Letters to the Lobotomist  - Adam Weissman  

Magnetic  - Carolyn Kras  

Mme. Curie  - Elizabeth Cotone  

Out of the Blue  - Maggie Tran  

Project Alpha  - Noah Miller  

Second  - Jordan Hansen  

Unmanned  - Casey Cooper Johnson  

Where the Sky Is Born  - Freddy Gaitan  

Who’s Who in Mycology  - Marie Dvorakova  

Willowbrook  - Ross Cohen  

You Can't Patent the Sun  - Meg Gifford  

Blame It On My Youth  - Olive Gallagher  

Bystander  - Robert Cohen  

Cardigan Bay  - A.E. Gray  

The Good Side  - Georgia Lin  

The Infidel  - Alexander Davidson  

Lawrence and Brie  - CC Chainey  

May the Devil be Kinder  - Alexander Davidson  

Paracusia  - Christopher Dreisbach  

Recognizing Morgan  - Marque Franklin-Williams  

Salk  - Dean Poynor  

Snow  - Isaac Ergas  

Soñadores  - Thenmozhi Soundararajan  

Temma  - Anya Meksin  

Terrebonne  - Jeremy Craig  

Three Gorges  - Jennifer Cho  

Whale Watcher  - Jessica Ellis  

The Wizard of Sussex  - Matthew Nolte Evans  

Zero  - Kimberly Townes  

Boltzmann's Demon  - James Sandlin Ashby  

Charm School for Primates  - Karen Odyniec  

Elemental  - Etana Jacobson  

Everybody Good  - Stephen Leggitt  

For All Mankind  - Daniel Clifton  

Forever Wild  - Jeremy Craig  

Grand Unification  - Lauren Gunderson  

The Magic Pill  - Matt Pedrolie  

Mary Contrary  - Kate Buhrmaster  

May  - Jesse Israel  

On the Twilight of Tomorrow  - Alexander Davidson  

Play to Win  - Sam Mandegaran  

Pox  - Kristin Ellermann  

Prisoner's Dilemma  - Robert Cohen  

Reality Clock  - Amanda Tasse  

Signal  - Chris Farrington  

The Ten Commandments According to Leo …  - Maureen Geralyn Johnson  

The Unifying Theory  - Edgar Mendoza  

Volition  - Samantha Manahan  

11 Weeks  - Dipesh Jain  

The Art of Underwater Navigation  - Dylan Tuccillo  

A Day in March  - Roberto Bentivegna  

Good Scents  - Aimee Gillette  

A Habitable World  - Rebecca Nesvet  

Healing Roots  - France-Luce Benson  

Humbug  - Xavier Tatarkiewicz  

Life in a Box  - Nidhi Verghese  

The Man Who Won The War  - Matthew Bird  

Mortal Coil  - Michael Scotto  

Passerine: A Bird Duet  - Denise Iris  

The Profiteer  - Ian Shorr  

Ram Bambit  - Aimee Gillette  

Stargazer  - Madeleine Holly-Rosing  

Stereopsis  - Joseph Singer  

Through the Air to Calais  - Joseph Mauceri  

Tymbals  - Filippo Conz  

Whaling City  - Jay Burke  

The Witness  - Ioana Maria Uricaru  

Between Blood and Sand  - Mark Apicella  

Chandra  - Bradley Richie  

Divine Mistress  - Christina Eliason  

The Ecdysiasts  - Mary F. Unser  

Extropy  - Jonathan Sanden  

Hailey's Comet  - John Kazlauskas  

Kadya  - Eleanor Burke  

La Philosophe  - Christina Eliason  

The Mighty Hercules  - Kim Spurlock, David K. Chan  

Monkey Trials  - Christopher Dimond  

One of a Kind  - Tatiana Krokar  

Relative State  - Luc Des Groseillers  

Sanctuary  - Suzanne Kane  

Special Theory of Relativity  - Nick Lawrence  

Strings  - Crystal Us  

The Time Traveler  - Debra Isaac  

The Young Dr. Jensen  - Diana Fithian  

6 ft. in 7 min.  - Rafael Del Toro  

Atrocity  - Adam Kargman  

Barefoot  - Maria Grund  

The Death Strip  - Nicole Haeusser  

Dharini  - Anupama Pradhan  

Enchantress of Numbers  - Shanee Edwards  

Fire-Line  - Tobin Addington  

The Flight of the African Clawed (Dwar…  - Dean Fleischer-Camp  

The Haleman Limit  - Ben Hayflick  

Hard-Boiled Country  - Michael Tuviera  

In Motion  - James Darling  

In Vivid Detail  - Dara Bratt  

Larvae  - Marcella Steingart  

Love Chance  - Mary F. Unser  

Matatoro: The Bull Killer  - John Baker  

Origin  - Royal McGraw  

Rocket Man  - Krisy Gosney  

SAAR  - Pragya Tomar  

Sugar Water  - Angela Cheng  

The Theory of Everything  - Alon Aranya  

The Turk  - Jonathan Lincoln Auxier  

With Courage and Honor  - Collin Acock  

The Work of 50 Men  - Lynne Kuemmel  

Babyface  - S. Casper Wong  

Chances Are  - Joshua Kameyer  

Chemistry Set  - Taniya Hossain  

Cryptic  - Paige Macdonald  

Emergent Behavior  - Andrew Chambliss  

Engines of War  - H. Woods McLaughlin  

Godel's Proof  - Adam Sugerman  

Indelible  - Randall Dottin ,  Mikki del Monico  

Jibhi Trails  - Anjali Walter  

Lynx  - Wynn Padula  

Melody of Clock and Arrow  - Seth Dalton  

Notes in the Margins  - Joseph Raso  

The Pros and Cons of Breathing  - Bill Balas  

Rosalind's Helix  - Susan Stanton  

The Season When Thunder Sleeps  - Laurel Minter  

SOLID2D  - John R. Baker  

The Sound of Silence  - Craig J. Weiner  

The Three Body Solution  - Alison Marek  

The Visionary* *(Tesla)  - Joel O. Shapiro  

The Young Blue Eyes  - Tara Meddaugh  

Bird in Hand  - Janet McIntyre  

California King  - Eli Akira Kaufman  

Cure  - Amy Slucter Taylor  

The Dam - A True Story  - Marcelo Mitnik  

The Day Without Yesterday  - Calee Streza Lee  

Degeneration  - Annie Baker  

Derwin's Shadow  - Peter Jensen  

The Dry Season  - Jesse Wheeler  

Frankenfish  - Kevin Christopher Snipes  

Afterbirth  - Reginald Vinluan  

Haber  - Daniel Ragussis  

Kingdom of Shadows  - Sallie Patrick  

The Monster and the Peanut  - Albert Crim  

Panther Lake  - J.T. O'Neal  

Robot and Frank  - Christopher Ford ,  Jake Schreier  

The Science of Love  - Joyce Draganosky  

Skylab  - Mark Landsman  

The Speed of Light  - Taniya Hossain  

Tangles  - Adam B. Stein  

Volatile  - Karen Sztajnberg  

Behind No One  - Jake Johnson  

Black Water  - Clark Perry  

Boy in a Box  - Seth Grossman  

Curie  - Chris McCoy  

The Disappearance of Andy Waxman  - Till Osterland  

Feedback  - Seth Grossman  

Flight  - Carter Anne McGowan  

Flying Lessons  - Kimberlie Nitti  

Free Speech  - David Rice  

Guinea Pig B  - Norman Anderson  

High-Low  - Vanessa Reisen  

I Remember  - Luke Hutton  

Inner Workings  - Jeremy Bernstein  

The Kite Messenger  - Debra Bellon  

The Likelihood of Feivish Monk  - Michael Sugarman  

Markings in Jade  - Charles Bigelow  

Mrs. Einstein  - Sylvia Mulholland  

Paprika  - Katalin Nivelt Anguelov  

Synapse  - Lisa Robinson  

Tatiana  - Craig Horning  

Third Sight  - Anthony R. Sciullo  

Vavilov  - Kris Holmes  

Birds with Teeth  - Karen Dillon  

Brooklyn Bridge  - Aiyana Berne, Mary Warner McGrade  

Brother's Keeper  - Till Osterland  

Bruises  - Allan McDonald  

Challenger  - Nicole Perlman  

Chasing Patterns  - Monika Hennig  

Defending My Life  - Michelle Shaw  

The First Vampire  - Jason Todd Ipson  

Hidden Rain  - Charles Bigelow  

In the Mind of Kennewick  - Victoria Marie Irigoyen  

Instant Life  - Rachel Zabar  

Joshua Tree  - Jonathan Messer  

Just Enough  - Eric Conner  

One More Volt  - John P. Lavin  

Quiver  - Hugh Murtagh  

Schrodinger's Cat  - Nova Jacobs  

Searching for Schrodinger's Cat  - Yikuong Chen  

The Wormhole  - Jessica Sharzer  

XP  - David Barba  

The Deep Six  - Roger Rudick  

Deus Ex Machina  - John Zaozirny  

Electrical Currency  - Christopher Bradley  

Forever Yours  - Susan Henderson  

A Glimmer of Light  - Greg Dawless  

Immortal Shadows  - Stephen Monteiro  

In Theory  - David Marmor  

Kuon Ganjo  - Jim Knable  

The Last of the Hunters  - Rita M. Augustine  

Metamorphosis  - Monika Hennig  

Riding Fire  - Denise Pullen  

Silverstreak  - Joe Leih  

The Skeptic  - Ilya Lie-Nielsen  

Still Life  - Lucas Hnath  

Theremin: Out of the Ether  - Brian E.F. Oakes  

The Weathermen  - Elise H. Greven  

Worldliner  - Daniel Papia  

11 Months  - Michele Aldin      

Butterfly Found  - Dawn Costello Sellers  

Dead Wrong  - Joram Schwartz  

Eve, Too  - Karen McClellan  

The Great Belzoni  - Andrew Sieger  

The Great Tyco Brahe  - Jeff Woodward  

Ice Moon Europa  - Rita M. Augustine  

The Painting, the Machine and the Appl…  - Lucas Hnath  

Return to Denali  - Brian Joseph Smith  

Salk and Sabin  - Edward Yoon-Peter  

Seal-Boy  - Brian Frank  

Semmelweis  - Jim Berry  

A September Spring  - Andrea Lepcio  

The Virtue of Reality  - Clay Haskell  

Vision  - Viktoria Obersovszky  

Black Blood  - Gayle Jackson  

Chasing Rainbows  - Lise Broer  

Cold Hearted  - Mike Palmer  

Concrete  - Andy Watts  

Corporis Vesalius  - Greg Pak  

The God Particle  - Priyanka Kumar  

Gray Matter  - Anthony Dominici  

i  - Stuart K. Sperling  

The Knowledge Tree  - David Ben Miller  

Korolev  - Noah Laracy  

Master Mind  - Mercedes Coats, Amy Elliot  

Muerto Canyon  - Jennifer Peel  

One Egg, Two Souls  - Lise Gordon  

Paper Birds  - Chelsey Chen  

The Shoulder of Giants  - Daniel MacCannell  

Space: 2126  - Elizabeth G. Schroder  

Spilled Blood: The Life and Legend of …  - Steven Thrasher  

The Terrible Life of Ignaz Semmelweis  - Sam Sloves  

Three Thousandths of a Degree  - Viet Quoc Vu  

Winnemuca Jones  - Aurora M. Aguero  

Death of a Broken Heart  - John Travis Harrison  

Fighting the Sky  - Matthew Mogk  

The Fledglings  - Jessica Ann Bortman  

The Geneticist  - Gerry Suenram  

Joliana  - Carlos Vila  

Jornada del Muerto  - Matthaeus Szumanski  

The Last Harvest  - Daniel Kaufman  

Lords of Light  - Jeffrey Stanley  

Alternating Currents  - Jonathan Harris  

The Shy and the Naked  - Sean Hood  

Told to Die Like Soldiers  - George Walczak  

Uranium  - James E. Taylor  

Whom the Gods Love  - Edward Ortiz  

 

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