Three from TFT Win DGA Student Film Awards
King, Onah and Ramos Triumph in African-American, Latino Categories
Two current TFT students, Dallas King and Anthony Onah, and a recent graduate, Julio O. Ramos MFA ’12 will be in the spotlight on Thursday, November 8, when the DGA Student Film Awards for 2012 are presented at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Hollywood.
King was the winner in the African American Category for his film “Most Wanted,” while Onah took the Jury Prize for “Dara Ju,” which was nominated for the Golden Egg Award at the 2012 Reykjavik International Film Festival. Ramos won the Jury Prize in the Latino Category with his Showcase and Palm Springs Shortfest winner “Detrás del Espejo” (“Behind the Mirrors”)
The DGA Student Film Awards are presented annually to encourage and bring attention to outstanding minority and women film students in California and select universities across the nation. The Directors Guild will present $2,500 to each Award Winner and $1,000 to each Jury Award (runner-up).
Students are invited to attend the award ceremony on Thursday, November 8, at 7:30 P.M., at the Directors Guild of America Theater, 2 7920 Sunset Boulevard.