Winners

2017 Marina del Rey Film Festival Winners

2017​ ​Marina del Rey Film Festival​ ​Award Winners

GRAND PRIZE FEATURE ​VALENTINA

GRAND PRIZE SHORT HERO

GRAND PRIZE DOCUMENTARY ​ ​BENEATH​ ​THE​ ​CROWN

AUDIENCE AWARD FEATURE COUNTERFEITERS

AUDIENCE AWARD SHORT THE​ ​BIG​ ​SWIM

AUDIENCE AWARD DOCUMENTARY LUMINARIES

BEST COMEDY – SHORT GETTING​ ​ED​ ​LAID

BEST DRAMA – SHORT DOGS​ ​AND​ ​TACOS

BEST DIRECTOR – FEATURE JOSHUA​ ​SMITH / BUCKSHOT

BEST DIRECTOR – SHORT PIERRE​ ​FINN AND ALEX PIERCE

BEST ACTOR – FEATURE ​ ​TIM​ ​DEZARN / BUCKSHOT

BEST ACTRESS – FEATURE VICTORIA​ ​DEL​ ​ROSAL / VALENTINA

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE – SHORT ​ ​SISTERS​ ​-​ ​PAM​ ​LEVIN,​ ​NIKKI​ ​GATZIMOS, ELSPETH​ ​CARDEN,​ ​BELLA​ ​WINN

BEST ANIMATION GARDEN​ ​PARTY

BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY GUY​ ​JACKSON/LOS​ ​ANGELES OVERNIGHT

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY SELF​ ​HELP

SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD MUNECAS

BEST SOUND CREAK

BEST THRILLER – SHORT THE​ ​ANNIVERSARY

WORLD CINEMA SHORT NARRATIVE AWARD UNFORGOTTEN

NARRATIVE AWARD

BEST DRAMA – SHORT THE​ ​LAKE

BEST ACTION FILM – SHORT ​ ​CHASING​ ​TITLES​ ​VOL​ ​1

BEST DOCUMENTARY – SHORT HONEY​ ​BADGER

BEST EDITING – SHORT THE​ ​ANNIVERSARY

BEST ROMANCE – SHORT WINK

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY INCENDIO

BEST MUSIC VIDEO PLEASURE​ ​DOME​ ​(February,​ ​26th,​ ​1981)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS ​ ​MONTY​ ​AND​ ​THE​ ​RUNAWAY​ ​FURNACE

BEST TITLE SEQUENCE A​ ​MIDWESTERN​ ​METHAMPHETAMINE FAIRY TALE

AUDIENCE AWARD – SHORT DRAMA SECRET

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – SHORT THE​ ​LAST​ ​HURRAH

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – SHORT ​ ​MATCH

BEST MUSIC – SHORT KATIE​ ​AND​ ​BEN

BEST SCORE – SHORT HERO

YOUNG FILMMAKERS AWARD THE​ ​FIXER

BEST SHORT – MYSTERY ​​ROPE​ ​TRICK

BEST SCI-FI SHORT FLEUR

BEST HORROR SHORT VEXED

BEST SCI-FI FEATURE OCCUPANTS

2016 Marina del Rey Film Festival Winners

GRAND PRIZE DOCUMENTARY – ROAD TO HOPE

GRAND PRIZE FEATURE – DUSTY AND ME

GRAND PRIZE SHORT – LOS ANGELES 1991

AUDIENCE AWARD DOCUMENTARY – CONVERSATIONS WITH ALAN LADD JR.: IT’S ALWAYS ABOUT THE STORY

AUDIENCE AWARD FEATURE – DARK AMAZON

AUDIENCE AWARD SHORT – AVIATRIX

BEST COMEDY SHORT – DORIS

BEST DRAMATIC SHORT – 30 DAYS TO SAY GOODBYE

BEST THRILLER SHORT – SHELTERED

BEST ACTION SHORT – WALLS OF WATER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – YELLOW

SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD – HOW FAR I WANT TO GO

BEST ACTING – CHESS AND THE STRANGER

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY – MOMENT OF ANGER

WORLD CINEMA FEATURE AWARD – MARTY GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

WORLD CINEMA SHORT NARRATIVE AWARD – MISGIVINGS

WORLD CINEMA SHORT DOCUMENTARY AWARD – KHAYALAMI (MY HOME)

SPECIAL FILMMAKER AWARD – BOULEVARD OF UNSPOKEN DREAMS

STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD – THIRD STREET PROMENADE STREET PERFORMERS

2015 Marina del Rey Film Festival Winners

GRAND PRIZE DOCUMENTARY – Understanding Pain in Older Age

GRAND PRIZE FEATURE – Driving While Black

GRAND PRIZE SHORT – It Can Only Be Used Once

CINEMATOGRAPHY – Fork

SOCIAL IMPACT – Savage Hero

AUDIENCE AWARD DOCUMENTARY – A Mother’s Plea for Justice

AUDIENCE AWARD SHORT – Phishing for Love

ACTING – Piper

WORLD CINEMA AWARD – Some Kind of Beautiful

SHORT COMEDY – The Doctor is In