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Student Academy Award winners to spend a week in Hollywood

Fifteen aspiring filmmakers have already caught the attention of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy has announced the winners of its Student Academy Awards, and says the student filmmakers will spend a week in Los Angeles as its guests before accepting their awards at a ceremony on Sept. 17 in Beverly Hills, California. The winning entries were selected from 1,686 submissions. Past Student Academy Award winners include Pixar's Pete Docter and John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker and Robert Zemeckis. This year's winners: — "Chiaroscuro," Daniel Drummond, Chapman University, California. — "Zoe," ChiHyun Lee, The School...