Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival

2017 Winners



Best Film Audience Award

“ Still ” Dir. Michael Rossi


Best Actor Audience Award

Damien Puckler “Still”


Best Actress Audience Award

Emily Fitz “Sunshine”




Best Narrative Short

“ Avulsion ” Dir. Steven Boyle


Best Narrative Feature

“ Los Angeles Kidnapping ” Dir. Fei Yang


Best Documentary Short

“ Another Won ” Dir. Casey Frederick


Best Documentary Feature

“ Leaf ” Dir. Damon McDonald


Best Student Film

“ Yuna’s Lunch ” Dir. Myeongnin


Best Animation

“ Beastly Things ” Dir. Zev Chevat


Best Experimental

“ Secret Eater ” Dir. Jensen Rule Tierra & Shaun Johnson


Best Music Video

“ Heartbreak Is Contagious ” Dir. Chris Hoffman


Best Foreign Film

“ Los Angeles Kidnapping ” Dir. Fei Yang


Best Script

“ Hollow Earth Quest ” Screenplay by Kathy Krantz Stewart

Book by Dan Weiss


Best Director

“ Los Angeles Kidnapping ” Dir. Fei Yang


Best Actor

Alexander Aigner “Los Angeles Kidnapping” 


Best Actress

Isabella Jiang “Los Angeles Kidnapping”






Honorable Mentions

“ Sex, Life, Love..In A Small Corner ” by John T. Frederick

“ Thank You, Amelia Earhart” by Al Mertens