About the Cash Awards
Founded and incorporated in 2009 as a non-profit, EuroCinema Hawai‘i (ECH) is committed to the advancement of understanding among and cultural exchange between the peoples of Europe and Hawai‘i through the medium of film. An important part of EuroCinema Hawai'i’s 501c3 charter is the dedication of financial awards to creative media students in the state of Hawai‘i who demonstrate extraordinary promise and talent in the fields of cinema, television, documentaries, and/or animation. These awards are presented at the annual EuroCinema Hawai’i Awards Gala.
2011 ACM Student Winner
Lana Dang | Photo: Dave Rezendes
University of Hawaii’s Lana Dang was awarded $3,000 for her “Pa‘ahana,” winning best student film.
2010 ACM Student Winners
Paulo Kobayashi, Marshall Wu | Photo: Jojo Serina