On Saturday evening (June 8), CalArts alumnus Eusong Lee (Film/Video BFA 13) was among the 16 students honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 40th Student Academy Awards ceremony. Lee took home the Silver Medal in the animation category for his short 9-11-themed film, will.
The medal placements were announced at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater Beverly Hills during a ceremony hosted by writer-director and 1978 Student Academy Award winner Bob Saget. Writer-director Kimberly Peirce and actors Clark Gregg, Jason Schwartzman and Quvenzhané Wallis presented the awards.
We’ve posted a few photos from the evening in the photo gallery, above, and his speech, below: