LAFF 2010: Full list of Jury and Audience Award winners
With the closing of the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival last night, another fest has ended and your faithful Los Angeles-based Gordon and the Whalers can now attempt to catch up on sleep, actual meals, and not having to haul down to downtown Los Angeles every night. What better way to celebrate than with a full listing of the fest’s winners?
This year’s festival screened over 200 feature films, shorts, and music videos, coming from more than 40 countries, and chosen from over 4,700 submissions. From those, both the festival’s jury and the audience voted for their favorites. After the break, check out all the winners for Narrative, Documentary, and Short films, along with special Ensemble and Music Video award winners.JURY AWARDS
Narrative Award – A FAMILY (EN FAMILIE), directed by Pernille Fischer Christensen.
Documentary Award – MAKE BELIEVE, directed by J. Clay Tweel.
Best Ensemble Performance in the Narrative Competition - Sabrina Lloyd, James Urbaniak, Lynn Cohen, Harry Chase, Nate Smith, and Kamel Boutros for their performances in Adam Reid’s HELLO LONESOME.
Best Narrative Short Film – MY INVISIBLE FRIEND, directed by Pablo Larcuen.
Best Documentary Short Film – THE LUCKY ONE, directed by Tomasz Wolski.
Best Animated Short Film – WONDER HOSPITAL, directed by Beomsik Shimbe Shim.
The Narrative Feature Competition jury was comprised of director Charles Burnett, screenwriter/producer Larry Karaszewski, and LA Weekly film critic Ella Taylor. The Documentary Feature Competition jury was comprised of director/actress Karen Moncrief, director Arthur Dong, and film critic and journalist Robert Abele. The Shorts Competition jury was comprised of writer/performer Sandra Tsing Loh, actor Andrew Garfield, and director Tommy O’Haver.
Best Narrative Feature – FOUR LIONS, directed by Christopher Morris.
Best Documentary Feature – THUNDER SOUL, directed by Mark Landsman.
Best International Feature – PRESUMED GUILY, directed Roberto Hernandez and Geoffrey Smith.
Best Short Film – DOCK ELLIS & THE LSD NO-NO, directed by James Blagden.
Best Music Video – OK Go’s This Too Shall Pass, directed by James Frost, OK Go, and Syyn Labs.