Docs

Docs do well at L.A. Film Fest awards

The Los Angeles Film Festival bestowed honors to several documentaries during its closing awards ceremony on Sunday evening.
June 28, 2010

The Los Angeles Film Festival bestowed honors to several documentaries during its closing awards ceremony on Sunday evening. Among the doc winners were: Thunder Soul, directed by Mark Landsman, which took home the Audience Award for best documentary; Presumed Guilty, directed by Roberto Hernandez and Geoffrey Smith, which received the Audience Award for best international feature, and J. Clay Tweel’s Make Believe, which received the Jury Documentary Award. Tweel takes home a $50,000 cash prize from fest organizers Film Independent. In short form categories, James Blagden’s animated doc short Dock Ellis and the LSD No-No, received the Audience Award for best short film. Tomasz Wolski’s The Lucky One received the Jury Award for best documentary short. The L.A. Film Festival ran from June 17-27.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

Menu

Search