All posts by Shawn Mahler

Los Angeles native Shawn Mahler has a wealth of experience working on film, video, and theater productions in the United States and Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film Theory and Production from the University of California, Irvine. Shawn has spent over ten years in Japan where he has worked with numerous industry professionals to develop television shows, movies, and theatrical productions.

Gazelle – The Love Issue – Best Professional Feature (2015)

Gazelle – The Love Issue Directed by Cesar Terranova Paulo is a 45-year-old Brazilian flight attendant. He is internationally famous in the after-hours world for the fabulous persona he has worked tirelessly to create, his artistic alter-ego, Gazelle. Appearing in...

/ March 9, 2016

The Land of Many Palaces – Best Newcomer Feature (2015)

The Land of Many Palaces Directed by Adam James Smith & Song Ting In Ordos, China, thousands of farmers are being relocated into a new city under a government plan to modernize the region. The Land of Many Palaces follows...

/ March 9, 2016

IDFA2015 Competition Award Winners

2015 was a remarkable year for the IAFOR Documentary Film Award & Festival. New records were set in several areas, from number of entries to representation by country. Our goal to be a global competition which encompasses the world’s many...

/ November 17, 2015

The Land of Many Palaces – IDFA2015 Official Selection

IDFA2015 is proud to announce the Official Selections to be screened at this year’s Film Award & Festival in Kobe, Japan. Official Selection – Newcomer Feature The Land of Many Palaces Directed by Adam James Smith & Song Ting In...

/ November 11, 2015
Gazelle - The Love Issue

Gazelle – The Love Issue – IDFA2015 Official Selection

IDFA2015 is proud to announce our Official Selections to be screened at this year’s Film Award & Festival in Kobe, Japan. Official Selection – Professional Feature Gazelle – The Love Issue Directed by Cesar Terranova Paulo is a 45-year-old Brazilian...

/ November 11, 2015

Marovo Carver – IDFA2015 Official Selection

IDFA2015 is proud to announce our Official Selections to be screened at this year’s Film Award & Festival in Kobe, Japan. Official Selection – Newcomer Mini Marovo Carver Directed by Elliot Spencer Tasiro is a wood carver who expertly creates...

/ November 11, 2015