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ASC names Student Heritage winners

Three students honored in grad, undergrad and doc categories

The American Society of Cinematographers revealed the three winners for this year’s ASC Andrew Laszlo Student Heritage Awards at the org’s Clubhouse in Hollywood on Saturday.

Nabbing the top graduate honor was Damian Horan of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, for “Josephine and the Roach.”

Undergrad winner was H.R. McDonald of Art Center College of Design for “Aexis.”

Travis LaBella of Northwestern U. won in the docu category for “Language of the Unheard.”

Kudos aim to “showcase the artistic abilities of the next generation of filmmakers, with a focus on their cinematographic abilities.” The 40-plus candidates were recommended by film school professors who offered up one student per category, who were then judged by a panel of ASC members.

Prior to the awards ceremony, all the competing student films were screened at the Clubhouse.

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