Princess Grace Award:
Film Scholarship, 2016
Gordon Straub is an animator, dog lover and technology enthusiast from Danville, CA. He graduated from Monte Vista High School in 2013 and is in his senior year studying Experimental Animation at California Institute of the Arts. He gave a Tech Talk at Macworld/iWorld in 2012. His film OCTOFORNIA was accepted into the Klik! Amsterdam film festival in 2014. He was elected as the film representative for the CalArts Student Union in 2015 and worked to reduce student hunger and debt on campus. He is set to graduate in spring of 2017.