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Los Angeles Film Festival 2010: Winners


The award winners for the Los Angeles Film Festival 2010 have been announced.  “The two top juried awards of the Los Angeles Film Festival are the Narrative Award and Documentary Award, each carrying an unrestricted $50,000 cash prize, funded by Film Independent, for the winning film’s director. The awards were established by the Festival encourage independent filmmakers to pursue their artistic ambitions.” We have a full listing of all the winners of the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival below.

Narrative Award

Pernille Fischer Christensen for A Family (En Familie)

Documentary Award

J. Clay Tweel for Make Believe

Best Ensemble Performance in the Narrative Competition

Sabrina Lloyd, James Urbaniak, Lynn Cohen, Harry Chase, Nate Smith and Kamel Boutros for their performance in Adam Reid’s Hello Lonesome

Best Narrative Short Film

Pablo Larcuen’s My Invisible Friend

Best Documentary Short Film

Tomasz Wolski’s The Lucky One

Best Animated Short Film

Beomsik Shimbe Shim’s Wonder Hospital

The 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival screened over 200 feature films, shorts, and music videos, representing more than 40 countries. This year, the Festival received more than 4,700 submissions from filmmakers around the world. The final selections represent 28 World, North American, and U.S. premieres, which more than doubled from 2009. The number of films competing in the narrative and documentary competition categories also increased this year from 13 to 18, of which half are World premieres.

Source: HollywoodNews

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