LOS ANGELES – Fifteen aspiring filmmakers are joining a club that includes John Lasseter, Trey Parker and Spike Lee: They've won Student Academy Awards.
The film academy announced its 2014 honorees Friday in alternative, animation, documentary, narrative and foreign films. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be presented at a free public ceremony June 7 at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles.
The winners are:
— Daniel Sierra, School of Visual Arts, New York.
— Drew Brown, The Art Institute of Jacksonville, Florida.
— Teng Chang, University of Southern California.
— Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, Brigham Young University, Utah.
— Hayley Foster, Loyola Marymount University, California.
— Helen Hood Scheer, Stanford University, California.
— Zijian Mu, New York University.
— J. Christian Jensen, Stanford University.
— Keola Racela, Columbia University, New York.
— Yulin Liu, New York University.
— Camille Stochitch, American Film Institute, Los Angeles.
— Peter Baumann, Northern Film School, U.K.
— Lennart Ruff, University of Television and Film, Munich.
— Hadas Ayalon, Tel Aviv University, Israel.