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2019 DOC LA AWARDS

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WHAT'S EATING RALPHIE MAY

Best Documentary

Catherine Rhinehart

Lahna Turner

Ralphie May

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SELLING LIES

Best Documentary Short

Leslie Iwerks

 

 

 

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PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE

Best Producer Award

Robert Rippberger & Chris Chiari

 DOC LA Storyteller Award

 ICE-T

 

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LET THE BELL RING

Audience Award - Feature

Best Student Documentary - Feature

Christine Freitag

 Best Cinematography 

 Max Preiss

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A SONG OF AN UNKNOWN ACTRESS

Best Documentary Portrait - Feature

Peter Goeltenboth & Florian Giefer

 

 

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ALICE IS STILL DEAD

Best Autobiographical Documentary

Edwin Stevens

 

 

 

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HELEN

Honorable Mention Documentary Short

Mark Allen Davis

 

 

 

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SHADOW LIFE

Miranda Kahn

Best Animated Documentary (tie) 

 

 

 

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SCALING ICELAND

Best Student Documentary Mid Length

Adam Hersko-RonaTas 

 

 

 

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PANDEMIA

Best Experimental Film

Yiannis Biliris

(Hong Kong)

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STUART X

Parajanov-Vartanov Institute Award

Cate Blanchett

Best Director - Documentary Short

Thibault Upton

(Australia)

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THIS LITTLE LAND OF MINES

Best Director - Documentary Feature

Erin McGoff

Best Composer (tie)

Jeremy Zuckerman

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THE RINGMASTER 

Best Screenwriting

Molly Dworsky

Dave Newberg

Zachary Capp

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LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

Audience Award - Short

Corrado Carreto 

 

 

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UNCAGED: A STAND-IN STORY

Best Documentary Portrait - Short (tie)

Marco Kyris, Blake Johnston, Kelso Steinhoff

 (Canada)

 

 

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DREAM JOB

Best Autobiographical Doc - Short

Katie Burrell & Colleen Gentemann

 (Canada)

 

 

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AFRICAN DRIVERS

Best Wildlife Documentary

Hector Saldago

(Kenya/Mexico)

 

 

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YEMEN: THE SILENT WAR

Best Animated Documentary (tie)

Sufian Abulohom

(Yemen)

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CAN DOLLS BE MY NEIGHBOR

Best Student Documentary Short

Claire He

 (Japan)

 

 

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LOVEMOBIL

Best International Documentary

Elke Margarete Lehrenkauss

 (Germany)

 

 

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BURATINO

Honorable Mention - Feature

Sacha Slobodyanik

Best Composer (tie)

 Anna Drubich

 

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THE WILD

Best Environmental Film

Mark Titus

 

 

 

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SWIM UP HILL

Best Sports Documentary

John Duarte

 

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JACK

Best Documentary Portrait - Short (tie)

Stacey Stone

 

 

 

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THE OPTITIAN

Best Documentary Portrait Mid Length 

Jonty Fine

 

 

 

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KAXA MARCA

Best Cinematography - Short

 Mariel Sosa

 (Peru)

 

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DETRANSITIONED

Best LGBTQ Documentary

Nic Pollock

 

 

 

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52%

DOC LA Rising Star Award

Wren Gardiner

 

 

2019 Los Angeles Film Festival storytelLA Awards

 

Presented by the Parajanov-Vartanov Institute at DOC LA as an official sidebar, Los Angeles Film Festival storytelLA screens and awards fictional stories alongside our documentary competition. Here are our winners for 2019.

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FEW HOURS IN ATHENS

Best Actress 

 Danae Vasilopoulos

Best Film

Ari Papargyropoulos

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LIFE!

Best Short Film

Ramesh Jai

 (Ghana)

 

 

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TALK

Best Actor 

 William Baldwin

 Best Film Director

 Romuald Boulanger

(France)

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BUTTERFLIES FLY IN WINTER

Best Student Film

Yana Alekperova

 (Russia)

 

 

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BRUISED

Best Animated Film

Rok won Hwang & Samantha Tu

 

 

 

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BE MY REBEL

Best Song

Nena & Dave Stewart

 Best Music Video

 Virgil Widrich

 

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