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March 13, 2018 – EMERGENCY WINS NARRATIVE SHORTS JURY AWARD AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL. [Lead Actor]

Emergency Wins Narrative Jury Awards

https://variety.com/2018/film/news/sxsw-awards-thunder-road-peoples-republic-of-desire-1202726157/

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2017 – EMERGENCY WINS AT THE NBCUNIVERSAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL. [Lead Actor]

"Emergency Wins the Harness social Impact award at the NBCUNIVERSAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL."

https://deadline.com/2017/10/nbcuniversal-short-film-fest-winners-diversity-kym-whitley-america-ferrera-lena-waithe-chrissy-metz-mariska-hargitay-1202191093/

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2015 – THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL – DIGITAL SERIES. [Writer.Director.Actor.Producer]

"Many web series claim to offer awkward moments from the lives of their protagonists. This week’s featured indie series takes that formula one step further: The protagonist is himself a walking, talking awkward moment. Actor Darrell Lake is the creator and star of The Incredible Life of Darrell, which delivers the funny through its deadpan lead."

http://www.tubefilter.com/2015/04/03/the-incredible-life-of-darrell/

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INDIEWIRE – 2014 – A SILENT WHISPER – SHORT FILM. [Writer.Director.Actor.Producer]

"Darrell is a one-man unit here because, not only did he write, direct, produce and serve as production designer of the short, he also stars in it! And he does a good job, considering the many hats he wore in making the film."

http://www.indiewire.com/2014/06/watch-distressing-2-charactersingle-location-short-film-a-silent-whisper-short-shouts-

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Jan 25, 2018 – EMERGENCY WINS SPECIAL JURY AWARD AT SUNDANCE SHORTS AWARDS…[Lead Actor]

Emergency win Special Jury Award for "It's Social Poignancy, strength in both writing and directing and a stand out lead performance"

https://www.sundance.org/blogs/news/2018-shorts-awards-jury-prize-matria#/

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2017 – THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL – WARNER BROS. STAGE 13 SERIES - [Writer. Director. Actor. Exec Producer]

Warner Bros. Digital Networkshas set October for the official debut of its “unapologetic” new short-form content brand, Stage 13— with a range of unscripted shows and scripted series spanning horror, comedy, and drama...

“The Incredible Life of Darrell”: Scripted series revolves around Darrell, an awkward wallflower who finds himself delaying the transition into adulthood at all costs. Darrell Lake created, wrote, directed and stars in the series; produced by West of 7th Digital Productions.

http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/stage-13-launch-warner-bros-digital-networks-1202516192/

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2015 – THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL – DIGITAL SERIES. [Writer.Director.Actor.Producer]

"Standouts so far include: “The Incredible Life of Darrell” — an average kid leads an average life, but there’s something pretty incredible about all of it."

http://www.indiewire.com/2014/06/watch-distressing-2-charactersingle-location-short-film-a-silent-whisper-short-shouts-

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09/24/2015 - ROUBADO – SHORT. [Actor]

"The film's talented cast is lead by the outstanding Darrell Lake ("Hawaii 5-0," "Southland") who portrays Alain Castelo with a beautifully stoic, intensity."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/myiea-coy/erica-a-watsons-roubado-h_b_8184788.html