Marina del Rey Film Festival Winners Announced

Did you see any of the films? What did you think?

Marina del Rey Film Festival promoters announced the winners of the 2012 festival, which was held from Sept. 7-9, 2012.

Over a dozen films were shown of all genres from all over the world. The event allows independent film makers to showcase their work.

Some of the winners were:

Chicago Farmer: A documentary about modern folk musician Cody Diekhoff, better known as Chicago Farmer. It is directed, edited, and produced by Cory Poplin.

The Strong One: A story that follows a young boy as his imagination takes him on adventures with his best friend, a brontosaurus, and begins to help him deal with the struggles of growing up.

Hinnon Valley: A deadly viral outbreak takes over the small secluded city of Hinnon Valley. A woman and a young girl have to team together to survive the cities flesh eating inhabitants and the malicious military presence that lurks around every corner.

For trailers for all movies highlighted at the Marina del Rey Film Festival, check out the Youtube channel

  • Here is the full list of winners:

Audience Choice Award For A Feature Film
Guest At Central Park West

Best Animated Film

Best Family Film
The Dragon Pearl

Best Drama

Best Comedy
In The Key Of Eli

Best Horror
Victorville Massacre

Best Sports Film
Crooked Arrows

Best First Feature Film
Born And Raised

Best Directing In A Feature Film
Kinderblock 66: Return To Buchenwald

Audience Choice Award For A Documetary
Holding Onto Jah

Best International Documentary
Lucky Express

Best Music Documentary
Chicago Farmer

Best Environmental Documentary
Aqua Seafoam Shame

Best Short Film
The Strong One

Best Dramatic Short Film
Timothy’s Room

Best Horror Short Film
Hinnon Valley

Best Local Short Film
El Oso

Best Cinematography In A Short Film

Best Television Pilot
Kids To Kids

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MikeD May 28, 2013 at 09:43 PM
This film festival was lots of fun. Good film selection!


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