LA Film Festival

Official Website:  Los Angeles Film Festival

The LA Film Festival is an annual film festival held in September in Los Angeles, California. It showcases independent, international, feature, documentary and short films, as well as web series, music videos, episodic television and panel conversations. Since 2001 it has been run by the non-profit organization Film Independent, which since 1985 has also produced the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica. [1]


Dates:  TBA
Winners:  TBA


Dates:  September 20-28, 2018
Winners:  TBA


Dates: June 14 -22, 2017

Special Jury Prize

The Housemaid, Cô Haû Gaí (original title)Kate Nhung
Breakout Performance
Beauty MarkAuden Thornton
Don’t Come Back from the MoonBruce Thierry Cheung
World Fiction Award
On the Beach at Night Alone, Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (original title)Sang-soo Hong

Audience Award

Best Documentary Feature
Skid Row MarathonMark Hayes
Best Narrative Feature
The Keeping HoursKaren Moncrieff
Best Narrative Short
SwimKatharine Lee McEwanMari WalkerKelly Thewlis
Best Web Series
High & MightyCarlos López Estrada (director)

LA Muse Award (Best Documentary Feature)
Skid Row MarathonMark Hayes
Special Jury Mention
AnythingJohn Carroll Lynch
Filmmaker Award – Best Dark Comedy
From JenniferFrank Merle, Hunter JohnsonJames Cullen Bressack , Warren Croyle
Documentary Award – Best Documentary Feature
LiyanaAaron KoppAmanda Kopp

Jury Prize

Best Documentary Short
Black America AgainBradford Young
Best Short Film
A Funeral for LightningEmily Kai Bock
LA Muse Fiction
And Then There Was EveSavannah BlochJen PrinceJhennifer WebberleyColette Freedman

US Fiction Award

Best Film
BecksDaniel PowellElizabeth Rohrbaugh
Everything Beautiful Is Far AwayPete Ohs, Christian Sorensen Hansen

World Fiction Award – Best Film
El VigilanteDiego Ros
Nightfall Award
SerpentAmanda Evans
LA Muse Documentary Award
Skid Row MarathonMark Hayes
LA Muse Fiction Award
And Then There Was EveSavannah Bloch
Danny Elfman Rabbit & Rogue Challenge (Best Film)
Natural PromotionSean Oliver

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