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Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship Recipients

This scholarship is designed to help students further their undergraduate or graduate studies in motion pictures and television, with an emphasis on technology.

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2021 - Monica Brighton

Monica Brighton graduated from RTA’s Media Productionprogram at Ryerson Universityspecializing in video and sound production with aminor in Music and Culture. She wasborn and raised in Scarborough, Ontario and has astrong passion for technology,children’s media and education. She is currently televisionhost ofBackyard Beats,aneducational music series that in 2021 was awardedan international Kidscreen Award,Youth Media Alliance Award and received a CanadianScreen Award nomination. Aswell as Host and Producer ofThat TVOkids ShowonTVOkids. She recently presentedher academic work to the Toronto Audio EngineeringSociety at the Next Generationvirtual event. In the showcase she demonstrated theadvantages of adopting amulti-digital-audio-workstation workflow as opposedto a single DAWworkflow when creating sonic explorations that venturebeyond the world of stereo andinto fully immersive spatial audio experiences. Inthe deconstruction of her originalorchestral score, each instrument is placed above,below, forward and behind thelistener in a 3-dimensional ambisonic sphere of soundthat responds to the movementand actions of the listener.

2020
Nicholas Hurley
Northeastern University - Boston, MA

2019
Adam C. Burke
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY

2018

  • Grace Annese
    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY
  • Angie Urbina
    Pasadena City College - Pasadena, CA
  • Jake Zuena
    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY

2017

  • Trevor Canham
    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY
  • Emily Faw
    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY
  • Catherine Marie Meininger
    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY

2016

  • Anna Dining
    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY
  • Elizabeth DoVale
    Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - Rochester, NY
  • Jyotsna Kadimi
    University of Southern California (USC) - Los Angeles, CA
  • David Kuther
    New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) - New York, NY

2015
Arnav Mendiratta
University of Southern California (USC) - Los Angeles, CA

2014

  • Matthew Ross Donato
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY
  • Victoria K. McGowen
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY

 2013
Joshua P. Berkowitz
Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY

2012
Natalie Morningstar
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Baltimore, MD

2011
Alexander Michael Pagliaro
Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY

2009
Dillon Mercer Herbert
Auburn University - Auburn, AL

2008
Jeremy Mark Littler
Ryerson University - Toronto, Canada

2007
Matt Basford
Fountainhead College of Technology - Knoxville, TN

2006
Jacob Allen Nelson
University of Alabama in Huntsville - Huntsville, AL

2005
Benjamin Brunkhardt
UCLA - Los Angeles, CA

2002

  • Jeffrey Chong
    Pasadena City College - Pasadena CA
  • Francois Dompierre
    University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
  • Penny Kathryn Hicks
    Bates Technical College - Tacoma, WA
  • Antonio Páez
    Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
  • Kenneth Allan Young, Jr. (Kassa Zakadi)
    Pasadena City College - Pasadena CA

2001
Kenneth Allan Young, Jr. (Kassa Zakadi)
Pasadena City College - Pasadena CA