FATAKRA Named Student Academy Award Winner

Congratulations to Soham Mehta whose film FATAKRA was selected by the Academy for competition in the 2011 Student Academy Awards.

Congratulations to Soham Mehta! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently selected Mehta’s FATAKRA as one of three narrative films that will receive a Student Academy Award. FATAKRA screened at this year’s San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival.

The winner’s placements – Gold, Silver or Bronze- will not be revealed until the June 11th ceremony at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Gold Medal award winners receive cash grants of $5,000, Silver Medal award winners receive $3,000 and Bronze Medal award winners receive $2,000. 12 students from nine U.S. colleges and universities and three students from outside the U.S. have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 38th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.

Related Links:

FATAKRA Official Site

Academy Awards press release