Two LMU Filmmakers are Finalists at BAFTA LA’s 2014 Student Film Awards

The awards and accolades keep coming for Hayley Foster’s (Animation – B.A. ’13) Yamashita and Brendan Calder’s (Production – B.A. ’14) Learning To Float with the recent announcement of both their films being finalists at the 2014 BAFTA LA Student Film Awards. The winners will be announced at the Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood on June 19th.

According to BAFTA LA’s website, this year marks the first time some of the best film schools outside of Southern California were invited to participate. Entries included applicants from Stanford, Colorado Film School, the University of Texas at Austin, Vancouver Film School and 35 other reputable film schools across the western United States.

2014 BAFTA LA Student Film Awards Finalists:

The Boy Scout by Patrick Brooks, UCLA
A Different Tree by Stephen Caple Jr., USC
Interstate by Camille Stochitch, AFI
Learning to Float by Brendan Calder, LMU
Omelette by Madeleine Sharafrain, CalArts
One Inch From Flying by Will Suto, San Diego State University
Random Stop by Benjamin Arfmann, UCLA
Skunk by Annie Silverstein, University of Texas at Austin
Yamashita by Hayley Foster, LMU

Click here for more info on BAFTA LA’s 2014 Student Film Awards

Other Awards and Recognitions for Yamashita and Learning To Float:

Yamashita
2014 Student Academy Awards – Winner, places to be announced June 7
2014 National Film Festival For Talented Youth – Best Animation winner
2013 Film Outside The Frame – Best Animation and Best Director
KCET Fine Cuts, airing June 2014

Learning to Float
2014 Student Academy Awards – Region One Finalist
2014 New Media Film Festival – Official Selection
2014 San Luis Obispo festival – Best Documentary Short
2014 San Diego Surf Festival – “Spirit of the Festival” Award
2013 Film Outside The Frame – Best Picture and Best Editing
KCET Fine Cuts, airing June 2014

Past Coverage on Foster and Calder on Loglines:

Alumna Hayley Foster Wins Student Academy Award
Brendan Calder and Hayley Foster are Student Academy Award Finalists

Watch the trailer for Yamashita:

Watch the trailer for Learning to Float: