‘Heavy Blow’ captures top New Line student prize

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.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety