Nine Bruins earn kudos

UCLA Festival 2000 to screen winners

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will bestow Spotlight Awards for outstanding achievement in filmmaking upon nine student directors Thursday at the Directors Guild.

Kudos are a part of the school’s nine-day celebration of student talent, dubbed UCLA Festival 2000, which began Friday.

The winners are Shane Acker, “The Hangnail;” Carl Pfirman, “The Confession;” Amy Ferraris, “Viewing Habits;” Amy Winfrey, “The Bad Plant;” David Ottenhouse, “Late Summer;” Grace Lee, “The Ride Home;” Kerryn Z. Miller, “Dim Bulb;” Jonathan Wald, “In My Secrecy;” and Jose Javier Martinez, “Luz.”

All spotlighted films will screen during the DGA ceremony, which will be co-hosted by UCLA almnus and “Election” helmer Alexander Payne and school’s dean Robert Rosen.

Admission to the awards ceremony and screenings is free. For information, call (310) 825-5671.

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