2017 CSU MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL RESULTS

Awards Presented Saturday, November 4, 2017

 BEST IN SHOW
The Sound of Love – Sean Geisterfer and David Benjamin – CSU Long Beach

AUDIENCE CHOICE
The Sound of Love – Sean Geisterfer and David Benjamin – CSU Long Beach

ANIMATION
1st Place – Eye Love You – Nikiel Suchit – San José State University
2nd Place – Finishing Touches – Jennifer Pham and Sarah Weaver – CSU Fullerton
3rd Place – One Late Night – Sara Rose Hall – CSU Channel Islands

DOCUMENTARY
1st Place – Mottainai – Charles Watson – CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – Mule – Stephanie Jabri – CSU Long Beach
3rd Place – Turning Point – Armando Rodriguez and Jair Holguin – CSU Long Beach

EXPERIMENTAL
1st Place – HapPINEss – Laura Aika Tanimoto – CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – Masks – Kristina Kalchev – CSU San Marcos
3rd Place – Mountain Top – Nathan Asplund – CSU Channel Islands

MOTION DESIGN
1st Place – Lord Mycroft Adolfo Octavius – Michael Fortunato – Sacramento State University
2nd Place – Evil Eye – Jamie Stryker – CSU Chico

MUSIC VIDEO
1st Place – “Bobby” by Hannah – Daniel Alvarado – CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – Hiding to Nothing – Nathaniel Barrientos Kofman – CSU Fullerton
3rd Place – “So Natural” by Christina Sofina – Nicholas Thompson and Erik Decker – CSU Dominguez Hills

NARRATIVE
1st Place – The Sound of Love – Sean Geisterfer and David Benjamin – CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – Mourning Dove – Alexandra Petrus and Mihika Padbidri – CSU Long Beach
3rd Place – Coal Hearts – Vilma Valladares – CSU Long Beach

PROMOTIONAL
1st Place – Playtime – Kristina Kalchev and Ryan Beaton – CSU San Marco
2nd Place – Giving a Voice – Michael Sunding – CSU Chico
3rd Place – CASA Promo – Orianna Valenzuela – CSU Chico
4th Place – CASA: A Program That Works – Skyla Smith – CSU Chico
5th Place – Just Like Mommy – Jon Domingo and Ruben Bautista – CSU Dominguez Hills

SHORT SCREENPLAY
1st Place – One in the Chamber – Derrick Murrietta and Justin Andrew – Humboldt State University

2nd Place – Constant State of Flux – Gabriela Menegus – CSU Long Beach
3rd Place – Milo – Aileen Garcia – CSU Long Beach
4th Place – Change – Gabriel Haffner – Humboldt State University
5th Place – Airport Insecurity – Vikas Dhurka – San José State University

The CSU Media Arts Festival is a celebration of films, videos, and other new media created by students of the California State University. The MAF is an opportunity for students to showcase their work before a panel of distinguished faculty and entertainment industry professionals.