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LAFA Winners - June 2022


Best Picture

Hush - Emilie Beck

Best Narrative Film

Hush - Emilie Beck

Honorable Mention: Narrative Film

Shock, Drugs, Anger, Love - Ethan Thomson, Austin Cieszko

Best Indie Film

No Good Deed - Sotiris Demba

Honorable Mention: Indie Film

LovePump: A Guido Rockumentary - Marco Tazioli, Anthony Latona

Best Drama

More Than Meets The Eye - David Samson

Best Comedy

Aping Edwin Porter - James O'Donnell

Best Dark Comedy

Main Absolves - Abigail Bruley

Best Thriller

Pay It - Yifeng "Florian" Ling

Best Horror

You Have A Visitor - Daniel Price, Kyle Harrington

Best Romance Film

Black Rose - Michalis Iliaskos

Best Experimental Film

Say We - Matthieu Belin

Best Musical/Dance Film

Welcome - Yanglu He, Sia Du

Best LGBTQ Film

Don’t Judge Me - John Gialitis

Best Fantasy Film

Roached - Kshitij Sharma

Best Web/TV Pilot

Mooch - Richard Kline

Best TV Series

Girl Unscripted - Tara Veneruso

Best Web Series

It's A Parent - Patrick Mulvey

Best Docudrama

Girl Unscripted - Tara Veneruso

Best Documentary

Breaking 10 - Joe Zohar

Honorable Mention: Documentary

Clowning with Shakespeare - Siddhartha More

Best Animation

Cart Wrangler - Rose Marcello, Max Smith, Gabriel Sgandurra

Honorable Mention: Animation

A-Hâ's Egg Cake - Raymond Lau

Best Music Video

The Face - Sacha Vučinić

Honorable Mention: Music Video

Bring it Back - John D Cranman

Best Student Film

The Colosseum - Micaela Kastor

Honorable Mention: Student Film

The Door - Nicholas Carrodo

Best Microfilm

Period Drama - Anushka Tina Nair, Lauryn Anthony

Honorable Mention: Microfilm

Everything I Could - Christopher Armienti

Best Director

Terra Sancta - Andreas Heinrich

Honorable Mention: Director

A True Nature - Nickolas Powers-Gomez

Best First Time Director

More Than Meets The Eye - David Samson

Honorable Mention: First Time Director

Quiver - Kristen Petrarca

Best Young Filmmaker

The Colosseum - Micaela Kastor

Best Actor

It's A Parent - Kenny Metroff

Best Actress

More Than Meets The Eye - Anna Vanston

Best Young Actor

Hush - Conrad Ørland Wathne

Best Ensemble

A True Nature - Eric Diego Powers, Shannon Skiles, Dan Anderson, Kevin Byron Raith

Honorable Mention: Ensemble

Butterfly Boxing - Hill Harper, J. Alphonse Nicholson, Don Lacy, Kimberly Marie Olivier

Best Cinematography

You Have A Visitor - Nick Eagleston

Honorable Mention: Cinematography

More Than Meets The Eye - Lawrence Le

Best Editing

Girl Unscripted - David Huffman

Honorable Mention: Editing

Darcy's Game - Serge Martinenko

Best Score

More Than Meets The Eye - Bobby Brader

Honorable Mention: Score

Girl Unscripted - Kyleigh Taylor

Best Song

DIAMONDS - Katja Glieson

Inspiring Woman in a Film

Girl Unscripted - Tara Veneruso

Best Virtual Reality

Thin Ice VR - James Calvert

Honorable Mention: Virtual Reality

Eat Rats - Chang Huei Ge

Best Trailer

Breaking 10 - Joe Zohar

Best Original Story

Aion - Giulio Meliani

Screenplay of the Month

Mission to Mars - Paul Douglas

Best Feature Screenplay

Mission to Mars - Paul Douglas

Best Short Screenplay

Baggage Reclaim - Wei Zhou

Best Drama Screenplay

Nicest Guy in Show Biz - Roman L Santos, Amy Santos

Best Comedy Screenplay

Mission to Mars - Paul Douglas

Best Thriller Screenplay

The Favorite Daughter - Avery Robinson Rouda

Best First Time Screenwriter (Feature)

2 Thirds of a Man - Earl Shaun Kopeledi

Best Television Script

Doctor Dose - Erik Long

Honorable Mention: Television Script

VOICES 'Wake Up' - Janine Pecenkova

Special Jury Award

Skeletons - Sebastián Vargas Flor

Special Jury Award

The Summer Set - "Back Together" - Gregory JM Kasunich

Special Jury Award

Emotional Baggage - Yuen Wang

Cesar - The Face (Official Music Video)

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