"Heading South" Top. “Secret Lives of Asians at Night” Bottom Left. “Under the Heavens” Bottom Right.
NYU Grad Film students garnered three total wins at the DGA’s 25th Annual Student Film Awards.
Gustavo Milan won in the Best Latino Student Filmmakers category for Under the Heavens, a film about a young Venezuelan mother who immigrates to Brazil.
Yuan Yuan Zhang won a Best Asian American Student Filmmaker award for her film Heading South, which follows a Mongolian girl traveling from her home on grassland to visit her divorced father in the city.
Kevin Wang won the Jury Award - also in the Best Asian American Student Filmmakers category - for his film Secret Lives of Asians at Night, a screwball noir in five languages that poses the question, “What does the model minority do after dark?”
Click here for a full list of winners.