2018
DOC LA AWARDS

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GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY
 
Best Documentary
HARRY MOSES
Best Composer (tie)
TERENCE BLANCHARD
DOC LA Icon Award
USHER

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BALLAD OF A RIGHTEOUS MERCHANT

Best Documentary Portrait
HERBERT GOLDER 

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MANRY AT SEA
 
Best Screenwriting
STEVE WYSTRACH & STEVE ARMSTRONG

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LITTLE FIEL
 

Best Animated Documentary (tie)

IRINA PATKANIAN

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ATTACHE
 

Honorable Mention - Documentary Feature

MELISSA PACE OVERHOLT

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MITZVOT
 
Best Experimental Documentary - Feature
BADER ALAWADHI  (Kuwait/US)

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SOUL OF LINCOLN HEIGHTS
 

2018 DOC LA Storyteller Award

EMILIO RIVERA

Audience Award - Documentary Short

DAVID TREVINO 

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THE LOST FOOTAGE OF LEAH SULLIVAN


Best Feature - StorytelLA sidebar

BURT GRINSTEAD & ANNA STROMBERG

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ROCKSTAR byTANE McCLURE


Best Cinematography Award (short)

SANDY STENZEL

Best Song

TARRA LAYNE

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AMERICAN MIRROR
 
Best Innovative Film
ARTHUR BALDER
Best Composer (tie)
MARK PETRIE
Best Cinematography (feature)
AMBROSE ENG
Parajanov-Vartanov Institute Award
SUSAN SARANDON

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PAIN IS MINE
 
Best Documentary Short
FARSHID AKHLAGHI (Australia)

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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE ARTS
 

Best Producer

 J. DAUGHERTY, D. HIGGINS, C. CALISE

Audience Award - Documentary Feature

C. STONEY & W. A. JONES & LIV OSTHUS

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COSMIC DEBRIS
 

Best Animated Documentary (tie)

PATRICK WALDROP

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THE END OF WEED
 

Honorable Mention - Documentary Short

KRISTY GUEVARA-FLANAGAN & J. GRAY

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CITY OF DREAMS
 

Best Experimental Doc - Mid Length  

S1REE1

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FAITHFUL 
 

Best Student Documentary - Gold

DANE CHRISTENSEN

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DIWA

Best Actress
AINA DUMLAO
Best Short Film - StorytelLA sidebar
 AINA DUMLAO & BRU MULLER

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BABY YOU'RE LIKE A DRUG
 

Best Music Video

JOSHUA BUTLER

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CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND
 
Best International Documentary
ZARA BALFOUR & MARCUS STEPHENSON
(Nepal/UK)

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THE RAVENITE
 
Best Mid Length Documentary 
DENNIS MOHR & MORGAN SCHMIDT-FENG

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THE GUARDIANS


Best Director

 BILLIE MINTZ (Canada)

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USE LESS
 

Best Environmental Film

 GARDARSDOTTIR & OLAFSDOTTIR (Iceland)

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THE MUAY THAI KID
 

Best Sports Documentary

ANDY SCHLACHTENHAUFEN

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BEFORE I JUMP
 

Best Experimental Documentary - Short 

GUSTAV AHLGREN (Sweden)

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GODS FROM SPACE
 
Best Student Documentary - Silver
ANNALISE PASZTOR

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INGEST

Best Screenwriting - StorytelLA sidebar

ANKUR MALHOTRA

 

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TWICE UPON A TIME


Best Animated Film

VOJIN VASOVIC