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Winners of LA Independent Women Film Awards

It is with great pleasure for us to announce the best of LA Independent Women Film Awards of California. The international festival takes a new approach toward organizing a virtual festival in this new era of digital technology. The festival aims to promote, recognize and screen female talents from all over the world. LA Independent Women Film Awards is an emerging visionary festival. The films of the annual festival will be selected from the award winners of the month. The annual festival will be a mixture of live events and online screenings. The monthly festival will continue to select films for its online competition. All the award winners can also request for online screening through the festival.

Best Narrative Film & Best Cinematography:

Director: Jess Gabor

Best First Time Filmmaker:

Director: Emma Orelove

Honorable Mention Short:

Director: Emily S. James

Honorable Mention Director & Best Actress:


Director: Clarence Williams IV

Starring: Summer Thomas

Best Feature Documentary:

Director: Amy Andersson

Honorable Mention Documentary:

Director: Chrisa Giorgi

Best Short Documentary:

Director: Laura Lardeux

Honorable Mention Documentary:

Director: Sara Ehrlich

Best Short Directing:


Director: Jess Gabor

Best LA Filmmaker & Best Actress:


Director: Seidy Lopez

Actress: Minerva Vier

Best Female Director:

Director: Eha Urbsalu

Best Script:

Writer: Nadine Weathersby

Best Animation:

Director: Gaby Breiter

Best Horror:

Director: Cecilia Robles

Best Experimental Feature:

Director: Angel Katherine Taormina

Best Experimental Short:

Director: Ingrid Nachstern

Best Student Film:

Director: Maren Link-Nennmann

Best Editor & Honorable Mention Short Directing & Best Composer:

Director: Sweta Tagliabue

Best International Filmmaker & Producer:

Director & Producer: Ayeshah Rose

Best Science Fiction:

Director: Carly Sullivan

Best Music Video:

Director: Nao Sakamoto

Best Series-Web-Pilot:

I Am

Director: Laura Arten


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