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Aaron Sorkin, Allison Anders and June Foray will be among those honored at this year’s Festival of New Creative Work presented by UCLA’s School of Theater, Film & Television (TFT)Â . The annual week-long festival showcases and screens the works of TFT’s emerging artists, and honors the work of the entertainment industry’s brightest and most respected. Honorees are chosen by students voting within their particular discipline. The festival begins Friday, June 3 and runs through Thursday, June 9, 2011.
At Animation Prom night, legendary voice-over actress June Foray will be presented the Outstanding Contribution in Animation Award, also known as The Crystal Anvil Award. Foray’s celebrated career is a part of Hollywood history. Most known for voicing the role of Rocky the Flying Squirrel in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Foray also played the voice of Lucifer in Disney’s Cinderella, plus scores of popular and classic characters. Students will also be awarded for their work in animation that night, June 4th, as well.