Loyola Marymount film school to honor Wiseman
Duplass brothers, Pfister also to be recognizedLoyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television will honor documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its Film Outside the Frame festival on Oct. 16 at the Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood.
It will also give writers/directors Jay and Mark Duplass and cinematographer Wally Pfister its Breakthrough in Filmmaking Award and Distinguished Cinematography Award, respectively.
The annual event spotlights the best work from LMU students working in film and television, and recognizes industry professionals for their career achievements.
“Film Outside the Frame is the perfect setting to honor prominent artists in areas where so many of our students are focused: documentaries, independent film and cinematography,” Stephen Ujlaki, dean of the School of Film and Television. said. “The honorees are inspirations for our students, and indeed for anyone creating projects that matter.”
Awards will be presented to student filmmakers in nine categories. Additional awards at the Oct. 16 event will honor outstanding achievement among senior, junior and sophomore-level student films.
The judges for the student competition are Newsweek movie critic David Ansen; Ayo Davis, vice president of casting for ABC Entertainment Group; and independent feature film producer Ted Kroeber.