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NYU taps award winners

'La Lecon,' 'Truckstop' garner top kudos

New York U.’s Tisch School of the Arts has announced the 1997 winners of the Wasserman and New York Picture Co. Awards, bestowed to its best filmmakers, screenwriters and video artists.

In the film category, which is named after NYU benefactors Edie and Lew Wasserman, Craig Marsden was awarded first-place graduate student honors for “La Lecon,” a comedy about sex, class and furniture. John Morning received the first-place undergraduate award for “Truckstop,” a story of a mother and her two children who are abandoned.

Second place in the film school was awarded to graduate student Bryan Gunner Cole, for “Trim”; Joshua Colover won second place in the undergraduate contest for “Old Salt.”

In the graduate category, Amyn Kaderali was honored in third place for “Little Man.” In the undergraduate division, Evette Vargas won third prize for “Thicker Than Water.”

The New York Picture Co. presented two scribe awards. In the dramatic category, Gary Sunshine won for penning “Simon Says,” and David Gips took the comedy honor for “Engaged.”

This year’s first-place video award was presented to Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno for “Little Kings.” Second place was awarded to Karl Staven for “One Morning on Easter Island.”

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