Soar by Alyce Tzue

Alyce Tzue's 3D animated short film Soar is amassing awards as it flies through the festival circuit. Tzue, a 2014 MFA graduate of the Academy's School of Animation & Visual Effects, developed the film as her thesis project. Soar's accolades so far include first place, Student Animation, Palm Springs International ShortFest; BAFTA Award finalist; first place in Animation, Short Films, at the USA Film Festival...and now, the 2015 Gold Medal Student Academy Award, presented to Tzue by Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter! Watch the official trailer above.