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UCLA Honors Corman, Daniels

UCLA Honors Corman, Daniels

UCLA’s annual Festival of New Creative Work has announced that filmmakers Roger Corman and Lee Daniels will be honored during the event’s closing night Directors Spotlight gala on June 10. Corman will receive the inaugural Champion Spirit Award, while Daniels will receive the Filmmaker of the Year Award. The event celebrates the work of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film & Television students in the field of directing, showcasing eight student films selected by students and industry professionals. For over a decade, Directors Spotlight has helped launch the careers of filmmakers including Justin Lin, Alexander Payne, Shane Acker, and Joe Russo. [Basil Tsiokos]

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