2021
DOC LA AWARDS

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SALARYMAN

Best Documentary Film Award

Allegra Pacheco 

Best Composer

James Iha

 

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UNRAVELING

Best Mid Length Documentary Award
Stacey Ravel Abarbanel & Jeff Swimmer 

 
 

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LITTLE BERLIN

Audience Award
Kate McMullen
DOC LA Master Award
Christoph Waltz
 

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THE CHEMICAL FACTORY

Best Animated Documentary Award
Drew Leung 

 
 

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AGUILAS/EAGLES

Best Director Award (short)
Kristy Guevara-Flanagan & Maite Zubiaurre 


 

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JOHN'S ULTIMATE ILLUSION

Best Inspirational Documentary Award
John Kippen, Donovan Lawe, Ryan Palmieri
 
 
 

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NEAR MISS

Best Student Documentary Award
Olivia Rosenbloom




 

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EVERYTHING IN THE END

Best Film - StorytelLA Awards
Mylissa Fitzsimmons 
Best Actor
Hugo de Souza
Best Cinematography
Todd Hickey
Best Editing
Nicole McClure

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DARK PASSAGE

Best Horror Film - StorytelLA Award
Roshni "Rush" Bhatia
 
 
 
 
 

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THE BEAST OF OUR TIME

Best Environmental Film Award
Maaike Middleton
Parajanov-Vartanov Institute Award
Jeff Bridges
Best Editor Award
John Klein

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MARIAH: A BOXER'S DREAM

Best Short Documentary Award
Nina Meredith
 
 
 

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THE STORY WON'T DIE

Best Director Award
David Henry Gerson 
 
 
 

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TONY DRIVER

Honorable Mention
Ascanio Petrini
 
 
 

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ANTON: CIRCLING HOME

Best Documentary Portrait Award
Morgan Schmidt-Feng, Katy Swailes, Dennis Mohr 

 
 

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RUSSIA FROM ABOVE

Best Adventure Film Award
Freddie Röckenhaus & Petra Höfer
DOC LA Icon Award
John Malkovich
 

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SOMBRAS

Best Animated Film - StorytelLA Award
Marc Sanchez 




 

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HELLO MOTHER

Best Short Film - StorytelLA Awards
Natalie Shirinian
Best Actress
Helen Kalognomos


 

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A MACHINE FOR BOREDOM

Best Experimental Film - StorytelLA Award
Marc Cartwright
 
 
 
 

 

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THE HUNGER

Best International Documentary Award
Ruan Magan
DOC LA Storyteller Award
Liam Neeson
 

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WHO IS AFRAID OF THE BLACK MAN?

Best Int'l  Short Documentary Award
Simon Gabioud 

 
 

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THE REVOLUTION GENERATION

Best Screenwriting Award
Best Producer Award
Josh Tickell & Rebecca Tickell
DOC LA Humanitarian Award
Michelle Rodriguez

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THE CONVERSATION 

Honorable Mention (short)
Kurt Sensenbrenner 
 
 
 
 

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IPSEITY

Best Documentary Portrait Award (short) 
Nicholas Stachurski
 

 

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AFRICAN REDEMPTION

Best Historical Documentary Award
Roy T. Anderson
Best Narrator Award
Keith David
 

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SUICIDE

Best Music Video - StorytelLA Award
Christine Kilmer
Best Song
Mondo Boys


 

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STRANGE HEARTS

Best Student Film - StorytelLA Award

Fran Olmedo Longeri