Students and Alumni win major Awards

Génesis Valenzuela and Nelson Miguel Batista, current film students, took first and second place in the International Short Subject Competition at the XIII International Festival of Children’s Film, with their animated short films “Industrialized” and “Manu,” respectively.

Diana Gissel, Fashion Design 2015, was named Emerging Designer for her collection “Nell’Ombra,” which she presented at Dominicana Moda 2018.

Milena Ferder, Film student, won the student contest to design the graphic Identity and the audiovisual campaign against gender violence, a  project of the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Women. 

Miguel Alcántara, Fine Arts 2015, won the prize at the Young Talent Encounter and the Eduardo Chicharro Painting Medal of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, in Madrid. 

Erik Alfredo, Film student, won the grand prize of the Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Festival and the International Festival of Independent Film of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, with his short film “Brasil.”

Carlos García, Film student, had his short film “Homo Ludens” chosen as an official selection of the XV International Festival-Workshop of Film Schools “Kinoproba,” in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Carmen Zaiter, a graduate from Communications Design in 2006, won first place in the XXIII Edition of the Ibero-American Health and Pharmacy Advertising Award (Aspid) in Barcelona, Spain. 

Joshua Rodríguez, a graduate from Communications Design in 2014, designed the winning poster for the XXII International Book Fair of 2019, to take place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Neftali Barett won second place in the 5th. Environmental Film Show.

” En el fondo del mar ” is the name after the documentary created by Neftalí Barett that highlights the importance of corals in the marine ecosystem. Neftalí graduated in Digital Design 2013 and Communications Design 2015. The documentary was the winner of the second place in the 5th. Environmental Film Show