2020 SANTA MONICA FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 

BEST U.S. FEATURE FILM

Obsidian Dolls 

Director Michael Carnick

BEST DIRECTOR
Director Paul A. Kaufman

Butter

BEST PERFORMANCE 

Butter
Alex Kersting

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AWARD

Kiss The Ground

Josh Tickell, Rebecca Tickell

BEST U.S. DOCUMENTARY FEATURE 

Ending Disease
Director Joe Gantz

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER

Director Gary Null

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM 

My Thoughts Are Silent

Director Antonio Lukich

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM 

Negros

Director Dorian Emerson

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM

Amplitude Modulation
Director Nicolás Fernández

BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY 

Planet without Apes

Directors Felix Meschede, Manuel Daubenberger, Michel Abdollahi

SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

Birth Time: the documentary
Directors Jerusha Sutton, Jo Hunter, Zoe Naylor

BEST EPISODIC 

Praize
Director Thomas Goggans

BEST EPISODIC SCREENPLAY

Shepherds: Dance Boogie Wonderland
Writers Erica Bardin, Susan Graham

BEST VIRTUAL REALITY 

In The Land of Flabby Schnook

Director Francis Gelinas

BEST U.S. SHORT FILM

The Fixer

Director Michael Schilf

BEST ACTION FILM

38 Minutes
Director Paul Lacovara

EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD

Velvet 

Writer, Producer, Director, Actress, Victoria DeBlauss

UPDATED 12/31/2020 @ 8:30P PST