Sony Pictures Entertainment Innovative Filmmaking Award
(Juried Quarterly Award)

One (1) overall Sony Pictures Entertainment Innovative Filmmaking Award Winner of a Sony Action Cam and waterproof case (valued at $350).

Rules: Films in competition consist of all short and feature-length films screened at the NFMLA festival within that annual quarter.

Quarters are defined as:
January – March (Winner announcement early April)
April – June (Winner announcement early July)
July – September (Winner announcement early October)
October – December (Winner announcement early January).

The Jury consists of:

Scott Budnick
Producer, ‘The Hangover’
Green Hat Films
Steven J. Wolfe
‘500 Days of Summer’
Sneak Preview Entertainment
Kamila Blanche
Arts & Culture Deputy
LA City Council
Tom Labonge, District 4
Shelley Leopold
Marketing Director
LA Weekly
Paul Audley
Film LA
Susie Kim
Artistic Director
NewFilmmakers LA
Amy Lemisch
Executive Director
CA Film Commission
Cliff Hsui
Vice Pres of Marketing
Alternative Rentals
Larry Laboe
Executive Director
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles
Debra Martin Chase
‘The Princess Diaries’
‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’
Martin Chase Productions
Rosalind Helfand
NewFilmmakers LA
Ilyanne Morden Kichaven
Executive Director
Marshall Persinger
Producer, Rectify
Demian Lichtenstein
‘3000 Miles to Graceland’
Equilibrium Entertainment