La Jolla Fashion Film Awards

The evenings of July 23rd & 24th brought a gathering of celebrities, film makers, and fans to The Lot on Fay Avenue, La Jolla for a festive gala in celebration of the 12th Annual La Jolla International Film Festival.

Fans, film producers and celebrities mingled in the courtyard taking photos against a compilation of dramatic backdrops as they awaited the night's filming and thereafter the announcement of winners for this year's global entries competing for their chosen categories.

The La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival, founded by Fred Sweet is the first international fashion film festival in North America, and considered to be the Cannes of the fashion film world.

Film makes from around the world have submitted their entries for the top awards. The films that make it into the final program represent some of the most brilliant and creative directors in filmmaking today. Curated from the dynamic and the exploding world of fashion film, are a glimpse of what's trending in the minds of the world's top fashion houses, designers, and stylists interpreted through the lens of their filmmaking counterparts.

Find the award winners for this year's festival at

Photography by Bryan Dahl