5th LA Crime & Horror Film Festival

Best of Festival Awards

  • Best Picture
    Scott Hansen and Desiree Connell
    "BAD CANDY"
  • Best Short Film
    Lanre Olabisi
    "A STORYBOOK ENDING"
  • Best Documentary
    Tab Ballis
    "PARK VIEW"
  • Best Director
    Cameron Thuman
    "IRON HEAD"
  • Best Cinematography
    Sindre Haugland
    "THE SHALLOWS"
  • Best Actress
    Stephanie Oustalet
    "HEATHENS"
  • Best Actor
    Joe Trombino
    "DUAL ACTION"
  • Best Original Score
    Jon H. Geirfinnsson
    "ECHTHAAR"
  • Best Sound Design
    Isaac Ruth
    "THE FEEDING"
  • Best Visual Effects
    John Gray
    "HOUSEHOLD DEMONS"
  • Best Editing
    Natalie K├Âlbl
    "TAKE ME HOME"

Audience Choice Festival Awards

Award given to the film that received the most votes by the festival audience.

  • Jury of Peers Award
    THE SANCTUARY
    Directed by Haven Johnson and Marc Rosenzweig



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Prizes

Zero Gravity Management TXL Films Kailey Marsh Media

Awards are decided by a jury including representatives from reps and production companies including Think Tank Management & Production, TXL Films, United Clones Productions, and Flashpoint Entertainment. (The Jury of Peers award is chosen by the audience at our festival screenings through a live mobile voting app.)

After each event, the chosen winning films are considered by additional Hollywood reps, production companies, and distributors including Zero Gravity Management, TXL Films, Kailey Marsh Media/Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Reel Nightmare Films, and Artist Rights Distribution.

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