2018 Marina del Rey Film Festival 

Award Winners 

Award Recipients  Receive Certificate of Distinction in Independent Film Production

BEST MICRO SHORT - DETESTABLE PRACTICES

BEST ADVENTURE SHORT - THE NEWCOMER

BEST MUSIC VIDEO - IT'S CALLED LOVE

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS - GRAHAM: A Dog's Story

BEST STUDENT SHORT - ONCE UPON A WOMAN

BEST SUSPENSE SHORT - THE ASSASSIN'S APPRENTICE

BEST SCI-FI FEATURE - ONCE UPON A SUPERHERO

BEST CRIME THRILLER - ROAD LESS TRAVELED

BEST DRAMA SHORT - 100,000 MILES A SECOND

BEST ACTION SHORT - A HOLLOW POINT

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST - SHORT - CHEAT DAY

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST - FEATURE - HUCKLEBERRY

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT - RETAIL

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT DOC - CHILDLESS

BEST SHORT YOUTH FILM - OVER THE WALL

BEST YA FILM - LIKE LAST NIGHT

BEST DANCE SHORT FILM - Double Up

BEST HORROR SHORT - EVIE'S CHRISTMAS GIFT

BEST FANTASY SHORT - HOT DOG

BEST SHORT THRILLER - SUNK

BEST SHORT DRAMEDY - READY TO GO

BEST MUSICAL SHORT - CRESCENT

BEST SHORT DARK COMEDY - CATS OUT OF THE BAG

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - 7:47 TO UNION

BEST SOUND DESIGN - SILENCE

BEST FIRST SHORT - PERP

BEST COMING OF AGE FILM - THE PRIEST, THE WHORE, AND THE MAN AT THE DOOR

BEST INSPIRATIONAL SHORT - November 13

BEST FEATURE DRAMEDY - ONE BEDROOM

BEST EDITING - THE PINES OF SPRING

BEST SHORT ROMANTIC COMEDY - Nora Ephron Goes To Prison

BEST SCI-FI SHORT - LAST CALL

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY SHORT FILM - THERE'S GOTTA BE SOMETHING MORE

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY DOCUMENTARY - A SILENT LEGACY

BEST  FEATURE "ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY " - UNWRITTEN

BEST ACTOR - SHORT FILM - POST GRADUATE - John Vogel

BEST ACTRESS - SHORT FILM - GRINGA - Anna Cecilia

BEST ACTRESS FEATURE FILM - SWEET CAROLINE - Summera Howell

SOCIAL AWARENESS AWARD - Jentrification

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - SHORT FILM - SECRET

BEST LIGHTING - THE BOY AT PLATFORM 3

SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD - WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT - SUMMON

BEST SHORT COMEDY - THE FILM FESTIVAL

BEST DIRECTOR - SHORT FILM - DEFINITELY SOY - Ruben Zaccaroni

BEST DIRECTOR - DOCUMENTARY - MY LIFE WITH ROSIE - Angela Sadler Williamson

BEST DIRECTOR - FEATURE - TRUTH - ERIC PAUL ERICKSON

AUDIENCE AWARD - BEST SHORT ANIMATION - A TALE OF A SASSY LITTLE GIRL

AUDIENCE AWARD - BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY- JEWEL OF THE PACIFIC

AUDIENCE AWARD - BEST SHORT NARRATIVE - KOMMANDO 1944

AUDIENCE AWARD - BEST DOCUMENTARY - BLUE

AUDIENCE AWARD - BEST FEATURE FILM - FUNNY FAT GUY

GRAND PRIZE BEST ANIMATED SHORT - RED TAPE

GRAND PRIZE BEST NARRATIVE SHORT - MY BROTHER WES

GRAND PRIZE - BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT - MY DAD WAS CONTACTED BY ALIENS

GRAND PRIZE - BEST DOCUMENTARY DRAMA FEATURE - GUITAR MAN

GRAND PRIZE - BEST FEATURE - UNLAWFUL JUSTICE

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