The Caucus Foundation's Gold Circle Awards were presented to two student filmmaker grant recipients. Ellie Foumbi of Columbia University took the First Place Gold Circle Award of a $60,000 Panavision Camera Package and $2,500 from The Caucus Foundation for her film, Nocturne in Black. Julio Vincent Gambuto from USC was awarded the Second Place Gold Circle Award prize of $20,000 illuminate Studios Post Production Package and $1,000 from The Caucus Foundation for The Julie Stories. The Caucus Foundation Television and New Media Award of $6,000 was presented to Producer Michael Stanziale and Writer/Director Daniel Klein for The Kama Sutra Club of the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, Chapman College.

Nocturne in Black - 1st Place

The Julie Stories - 2nd Place

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