15 aspiring filmmakers win Student Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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.

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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.

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