Due to the current national need to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s MMI Student Prize Competition is canceled.
Anything completed in AY2019-2020 will be eligible for next year's (AY 2020-2021) competition.
Please check again in Fall 2020 for further news about the coming year’s competition.
While we shelter at home, here are MMI Chair Karen Fang's Top 4 Streaming Hong Kong Cinema Picks
Congratulations to the winners of our inaugural Student Prize Competition!
Critical Studies ........... Shannon Duncan, Modern Day Slavery
Creative Work ............ Taylor Andreozzi, The Lemon of Pink
Applied Technology ..... Walter Barta, Digital Monology
Thank you to our jury and keynote speaker!
Keynote Speaker: Jenny Waldo
- Rick Ferguson ............ Houston Film Commission
- Kristian Salinas .......... QFest
- Tracy Stephenson ...... Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
- Tish Stringer, Rice University
- Neal Verma, iRazoo
To view the complete award ceremony, click here.
Here is a montage of some of the student entries.
Congratulations to Alessandro Carrera, 2018 John and Rebecca Moores Professor
Congratulations to our colleague David Politzer (School of Art), winner of a 2017 Individual Artist Grant from the City of Houston!