LAFA Winners - March 2021


Best Picture

Chic awi - Pierre Khadra

Best Narrative Feature

The Alpines - Dante Aubain

Honorable Mention: Narrative Feature

Beautiful Lure - Hiroshi Akabane

Best Narrative Short

Sunshine In The Rain - Benny Chen

Honorable Mention: Narrative Short

Life Was Wonderful - Toy Alan

Best Indie Feature

The Alpines - Dante Aubain

Best Indie Short

Dear Vivian - Daleelah Sada

Honorable Mention: Indie Film

A Trip To The Moon - Hayden He

Best Drama

Sunshine In The Rain - Benny Chen

Best Comedy

The Letter - Kexin Cai

Best Thriller

Dark Side - Shiqi Huang

Best Horror

The Last Scan - Joseph Dean Martinez, James Neff

Best Sci-Fi

ANGEL.A - Adam Nowak, Hubert Bąk

Best Experimental Film

Elijah's Dance: Complete - Cooper Wood

Best Inspirational Film

The Funny Runner - Rob Steger

Best Fantasy Film

Mosaic - Zhuang Guantianxia

Best Web/TV Pilot

Safu - Funge and Sashimi - Wilson Mbiavanga

Honorable Mention: Web/TV Pilot

Daddydelphia - Harold Eric

Best Docudrama

Sharp - Sander Ligthart

Best Documentary Feature

Dear Thalia - Rex Moribe

Best Documentary Short

Growing On Two Wheels - Bertrand Lemeunier

Honorable Mention: Documentary

Faith & Land - Benjamin C. Robertson

Best Animation

Hope - Abdulla Al-Janahi

Honorable Mention: Animation

Sebastiana - Claudio Martins

Best Music Video

Chic awi - Pierre Khadra

Honorable Mention: Music Video

I'm Not A Vampire - Jensen Noen

Best Student Film

Life Was Wonderful - Toy Alan

Honorable Mention: Student Film

16/8 - Sasha Paracels

Best Microfilm

House Troll Halloween - Kanja Chen

Best Director

Dress - Paulina Lagudi Ulrich

Honorable Mention: Director

The Shoebox - JD Allen, Vincent Vargas

Best First Time Director (Feature)

The Alpines - Dante Aubain

Best First Time Director (Short)

Sunshine In The Rain - Benny Chen

Honorable Mention: First Time Director (Short)

846 - Charles Andrews

Best Indie Filmmaker

Making Moves - AJ Lovelace

Best Young Filmmaker

The Unwanted Guest - Max Willocx

Honorable Mention: Young Filmmaker

Not Here, Nor There - Fletcher Turale

Best Actor

The Ice Cream Stop - Thai Edwards

Honorable Mention: Actor

The Wolf Delivers - MJ Wolfe

Best Actress

The Letter - Micharn Pollock

Honorable Mention: Actress

Dress - Tess Sullivan

Best Supporting Actor

The Alpines - Daniel Victor

Best Young Actor

Short Form - Will Kindrachuk

Best Duo

Dress - Tess Sullivan & Madeline Dennison

Best Ensemble

The Alpines - Aaron Latta-Morissette, Mally Corrigan, Katrina Flick, Jessie Mac,

Niguel Quinn, Michael Taveira, Daniel Victor

Best Cinematography

Jolin Tsai - Sweet Guilty Pleasure - Kedy Yu

Best Editing

Life Was Wonderful - Sarah Leeper

Best Score

Intermission - Sean Tinnion

Best Song

SnowGlobe - Shannon Rugani

Best Sound Design

Life Was Wonderful - Jim Parker

Inspiring Woman in a Film

Harley Quinn - Blazing Shadows - ShiSha Rainbow

Best Virtual Reality

Generation Ocean: Sharks - Kari Rosenberg, Jordan Nowlin

Honorable Mention: Virtual Reality

Springs Joy - Oscar J Corral

Best Trailer

The Alpines - Dante Aubain

Best Original Story

Dress - Paulina Lagudi Ulrich

Screenplay of the Month

Long Term Stay - Ryan Nemeth

Best Feature Screenplay

Ancestors from the Stars - Joe McNeal, Gerasimos Rozis

Honorable Mention: Feature Screenplay

They're Watching Us - Daniel Gentile

Best Short Screenplay

Familial - Catherine Schetina

Honorable Mention: Short Screenplay

The Trial Never Ends - Soroush Hosseini

Best Drama Screenplay

Will You Love Me Tomorrow? - Aaron Hernandez-Buter

Best Comedy Screenplay

Impossumible - Rich Swingley

Best Horror Screenplay

Long Term Stay - Ryan Nemeth

Best Action Screenplay

Adolescent Weapons - Preston T. Francis

Best First Time Screenwriter (Feature)

They're Watching Us - Daniel Gentile

Best First Time Screenwriter (Short)

Dead Meat - Cassie Burton

Honorable Mention: First Time Screenwriter

Grey - Marc Castaldo

Best Television Script

Non-Official Cover - Jodi Shelton, Hudson Shelton

Honorable Mention: Television Script

Necropolis - Caledonia Hanson

Dalida Khalil - Chic Awi (dir. Pierre Khadra)

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