The 18th Malibu Film Festival presented by Little Beach House Malibu | Soho House is a film festival that takes place each awards season in Malibu, CA. The 2018 festival that took place on January 13-14, 2018.  Festival events will be held throughout Malibu, including the Malibu Civic Theatre and Little Beach House Malibu | Soho House. 

In addition to screening numerous films over the years, including countless US and World Premieres, Malibu is known for programs such as the prestigious Tribute Honor which counts James Cameron, John Frankenheimer, Seymour Cassell, Malcolm McDowell, Michael Madsen, Stan Winston, Stacey Keach, Loyd Bridges, Charles Bronson, Arthur Hiller, Barry Spikings, Shirley MacLaine and Nick Nolte among recipients, and the acclaimed year round film production program, where the festival produces film and television projects with awards winning festival filmmakers, which make the festival a key stop in the award season race.

2018 AWARD PRESENTERS:

Mark Burnett

Pierce Brosnan

Ray Flores

David Katz

2018 AWARD WINNERS: 

BEST ORIGINAL

SCREENPLAY TRUMPS AMERICA

Peter Iliff

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT

NEVER BETTER: A CLOSURE COMEDY

Writer / Director / Cast

Lucie Guest

 

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A LEADING ROLE

DYLAN

Rob Belushi

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A MINOR IN A LEADING ROLE

FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST

Hunter Payton

 

BEST COMEDY SHORT PROTAGONIST

Director

Alec Roth

 

BEST ACTION FILM

UNCHAINED: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross

Director Paul Taulieb / Co-Director Jon Freeman

 

BEST PRODUCER

ALIBI

Cameron Burnett  

 

GRAND PRIZE

POISONING PARADISE

Directors / Producers  

Keely Shaye Brosnan and Teresa Tico

 

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

POISONING PARADISE

Directors / Producers 

Keely Shaye Brosnan and Teresa Tico

Malibu Film Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts and educational organization. 

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