Students and alumni win awards at film festivals

By Alice Phillips

Harvard-Westlake students and alumni recently won awards from film festivals around the nation.

At the Cine Youth Film Festival Lucas Casso ’09 and Adam Maltz ’09 won the Best Music Video Award for “Dem Shoes” and Jamie Ember ’12 and Ethan Mantel ’07won the Best Comedy Junior Division award.

Olivia Chuba’s ’12 “The Stand” won her “Best Junior Filmmaker” from the Griffon International Film Festival. Chuba also won the Best Fiction and Achievement in Directing awards from the South Bay Student Film Festival.

Also at the South Bay Student Film Festival, “Dem Shoes” won Best Music Video and “Still Life” won the Goerge Mieles ‘Trip to the Moon’ award.

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