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Ringling Student Film Wins Best of Show at SIGGRAPH Asia

    Ringling Student Film Wins Best of Show at SIGGRAPH Asia

    October 22, 2009 – Anchored, a film by senior Computer Animation student Lindsey Olivares*, wins Best of Show at SIGGRAPH Asia.  In this short film, Lindsey captivates audiences with an emotional journey throughout this well-executed piece. 

    Winning Best of Show at SIGGRAPH Asia is an amazing honor, as competition for this award is made up of the best digital and animation shorts from some of the top innovative and accomplished schools and companies in the world. 

    "I was ... absolutely thrilled when I heard of the Best of Show win," said Lindsey. "I re-read the email several times to make sure I read it clearly! It is an honor to receive the best of show from as prestigious a conference as Siggraph Asia. It's rewarding to know my film will receive additional exposure around the world, spreading my film's message of hope to a larger audience. I am so grateful for the opportunity to contribute to Siggraph Asia 2009" she explained.

    The SIGGRAPH Aisa win makes Lindsey eligible to enter the 2010 Academy Awards in the animated short category so we just may see her on the red carpet next spring. Congratulations Lindsey!
     

    View Lindsey's film, Anchored

     

    Check out Lindsey's Blog

    See the official SIGGRAPH Asia press release 


     
    *Since work was submitted prior to May 2009, the featured student has since graduated.