Best of NFMLA

Join us for the annual Best of NFMLA Awards on April 6th, 2019

A spectacular night recognizing the best talent in independent cinema from around the globe.

The evening will honor 110 films, writers and performers, nominated in 16 Award categories including new media, animation, documentary and narrative. The nominees are largely comprised of films from the NFMLA diversity initiative, InFocus.

Schedule


Red Carpet
6:30pm
General Arrivals
7:00pm
Awards Show
8:00pm
After-Party
10:00pm
Location

1139 S. Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Directions
Parking (fee)

1133 S Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Directions

2019 Best of NFMLA Award Winners

Best Feature

ALASKA IS A DRAG

Directed and Produced by Shaz Bennett

Best Documentary - Feature

RISE: THE STORY OF AUGUSTINES

Directed by Todd Howe and Produced by Todd Howe & Michael J Baum

Best Short Film, Comedy

END OF THE LINE

Directed by Jessica Sanders and Produced by Louise Shore & Jessica Sanders

Best Short Film, Drama

THE STRANGENESS YOU FEEL

Directed by Jackie Katzman and Produced by Bernard White

Best Short Film, Documentary

MAXIMA: THIS LAND OF MINE

Directed and Produced by Mariel Sosa

Best Short Foreign Film, Drama

DER DUNKLE REIGEN

Directed by Dominik Bücheler and Produced by Dominik Bücheler & André Leubner

Best Short Foreign Film, Comedy

HOOVES OF CLAY

Directed by Blake Harrison and Produced by Flora Zackon

Best Short Film, Animated

BULLET TIME

Directed by Frodo Kuipers and Produced by Merlijn Passier

Best Screenplay

THE CONTRACT (EL ALQUILER)

Written by Pablo Gómez Castro

Best New Media

HAVE NO FEAR

Directed by Beata Calinska and Sarah Jacobson, and Produced by Christopher Allen

Best Performance, Comedy

END OF THE LINE

Simon Helberg

Best Performance, Drama

THE FOX AND THE RABBIT

Oliver Walker

Best New Filmmaker of the Year

MONDAY

Dinh Thai

Best Cinematography

THE ART (ALL FEMININE) TO LOSE LIFE WITH GRACE

Cinematography by Roberto Ostuni

Best Film Editing

RISE: THE STORY OF AUGUSTINES

Editing by Todd Howe

Best Sound Design

BAMBINA

Sound Design by Diego Perez

Best Score

ALASKA IS A DRAG

Score by Maciej Zielinski

Check out the Best of NFMLA nominees from our 11th film festival edition.

Feature
Documentary Feature
Documentary Short
New Media
Animation
Foreign Comedy
Foreign Drama
Drama Short
Comedy Short
Screenplay
Performance Drama
Performance Comedy
Cinematography
Film Editing
Sound Design
Score
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