Student Film Festival winners named

Winners of the fourth annual Surf City Student Film Festival have been announced.

Cameron Lew from Huntington Beach High School and his film "Swung" won best overall, nabbing the most points for the night.

Ryan Talbot, also from Huntington, won second place for his film "Dawn's Story," while third place went to both Talbot and Lew for their film "Terminal."

Lew's film also won for best editing and best acting/directing. Talbot received an award for best sound design.

Other winners were Duncan Boisineau from Huntington for best cinematography for "Copper Justice;" Jenni Rudolph, Paige Sciumbato and Kennedi Simons from Huntington for best originality for "Cupid's Curse;" and Assel Yerunkar from Fountain Valley High School for most entertaining for "Jason vs. Assel."

About 20 Huntington Beach students submitted seven-minute films to be showcased Monday at Huntington Beach Union High School District Auditorium.

The genre of the short films ranged from comedies to dramas and documentaries, said Susan West, Academy of the Performing Arts business supervisor.

—Anthony Clark Carpio

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