New Line Cinema’s 1993 awards to Columbia University students were given out Saturday at Gotham’s Symphony Space by director Paul Schrader, an adjunct professor at the college.
Top prize of $ 3,000 went to H.A. Duong’s “Heavy Blow,” a drama produced by Richard Miller. Robert Pulcini directed the runner-up “Love After Death,” earning kudos and $ 2,000 with his producers Shari Berman and Lucile Bruce. Third prize of $ 1,000 was for “Amnesia” by Alexandra Sichel, who also co-produced with Terri Dewhirst.
Dorothy Lauterstein won the Chris Kazan memorial award for screenwriting. She shared the Laurel Entertainment Award for scripting (amounting to $ 1,500) with Andrew Stein.