Amanda Gotera ’09 earns Princess Grace Award

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 3:15 pm

Anthropology alumna Amanda Gotera ’09 has been named a 2014-15 Princess Grace Award winner in film.

The elite award includes a cash prize that Gotera will use for her upcoming thesis project, Middle Witch. The film “keeps its teeth sharp and features heroines who are neither charming nor easily-digestible but human and messy and dark” and “incorporate[s] her technical training in Visual Effects, through a subtle blend of practical and digital FX.”

She is earning her master of fine arts at the University of Texas–Austin in the Moody College of Communication Department of Radio-Television-Film (RTF).

Read RTF’s “MFA Student Amanda Gotera wins Princess Grace Award” for more about Gotera, the award, and her upcoming film.