July 17, 2000
Directors Guild National Vice President Ed Sherin today announced the winners of the Sixth Annual DGA East Coast Student Filmmakers Awards.
"These prestigious awards, which bring prizes of $2500 to the winner in each group, are designed to honor, encourage and bring attention to outstanding minority and women film students in East coast film schools," said Sherin. "The DGA Student Filmmakers Awards honor the outstanding work of student filmmakers in the categories of Best African-American Student Filmmaker, Best Asian-American Student Filmmaker, Best Latino Student Filmmaker, and Best Woman Student Filmmaker."
The 2000 winners are:
BEST AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENT FILMMAKER:
Alison McDonald – "The Life and Times of Little Jimmy B" – Columbia University
BEST ASIAN-AMERICAN STUDENT FILMMAKER:
Ted Kim – "The Uncertainty Principle" – Columbia University
BEST LATINO STUDENT FILMMAKER:
Cristina Lois – "Anduriña" – School of Visual Arts
BEST WOMAN STUDENT FILMMAKER:
Joan Stein – "One Day Crossing" – Columbia University
Screening of the award-winning films will take place on Wednesday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Directors Guild Theater, 110 W. 57th Street, New York.