EXCITING NEWS!!!
The 28th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival was presented at the Digital Hollywood media conference at the Skirball Cultural Center on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. 

Congratulations to our winners and finalists!

BEST IN SHOW
For Vivian * Samantha Hernandez, Austin Aviles * CSU Long Beach

AUDIENCE CHOICE
For Vivian * Samantha Hernandez, Austin Aviles * CSU Long Beach

ANIMATION
1st Place – The Undergrounders * Casey White * CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – A Reptile Dysfunction * Logan Shivers, Benny Lopez, Frank Ramirez, Nathaniel Davidson * CSU Chico
3rd Place – Robotical * Vivian Wang * San Francisco State University

DOCUMENTARY
1st Place – For Vivian * Samantha Hernandez, Austin Aviles * CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – Lurker * Charles Watson, Kristofer Garza * CSU Long Beach
3rd Place – Life Without Limits * Vendela Schonberg, Ida Eriksson, Ricardo Mack, Sean Sweeney * CSU Dominguez Hills
4th Place – Plastic Disaster * Farida Alami, Salvador Velazquez * CSU Dominguez Hills

EXPERIMENTAL
1st Place – Some Things We Do * Gabriela Menegus * CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – Only a Feeling * Zachary McKrell * San Francisco State University
3rd Place – A Musical Thing * Laura Odermatt, Diana Danh * CSU Long Beach

NARRATIVE
1st Place – Deviant * Benjamin Howard * San Diego State University
2nd Place – Weltschmerz * Julia Dillard, Christian Walsh * San Diego State University
3rd Place – Guardian * Nicolas Jara, Ksenia Firsova * San Francisco State University 

SHORT SCREENPLAY
1st Place – Sixteen Bars * Elyse Webb-Wilson * Cal State Los Angeles
2nd Place – Sick * Michael Tadros * CSU Long Beach
3rd Place – Running in Place * Ethan Geiger * CSU Long Beach
4th Place – Darling * Antonieta Sanchez * CSU Long Beach
5th Place – The Battle of Tewkesbury * Harry Liddic * Humboldt State University
6th Place – Young American * Nikki Petkopoulos * Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

TELEVISION
1st Place – Spotlight: Emotional Support Animals * Quynh Ong * CSU Long Beach
2nd Place – Chico State Dream Center * Hailey McMullen * CSU Chico
3rd Place – Sierra Nevada Bottleshop Experience Multi * Vincent Mendoza, Thomas Laird * CSU Chico
4th Place – Sierra Nevada Bottleshop Experience Tour Video * Anthony Morales, Victor Hugo Merida, Christina Davis * CSU Chico


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.