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January 2011, Mike Ott won the "Someone to Watch" Spirit Award for LiTTLEROCK. The award came with a twenty-five thousand dollar cash prize.
October 2013, Lake Los Angeles took the top prize at the US in Progress competition in Wroclaw Poland. The Award came with over thirty-five thousand dollars in post-production services.
October 2010, LiTTLEROCK won the Audience Award at the Reykjavik International Film Festival in Iceland.
November 2010, LiTTLEROCK won a Gotham Award for "Best Film Not Playing in a Theater Near You." The award came with a theatrical release in New York and a fifteen thousand dollar cash prize.
December 2010, Mike Ott was awarded with a seventy-five thousand dollar grant from the San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation to make his film, Pearblossom Hwy.
April 2011, LiTTLEROCK won the Grand Jury Prize at the Independent Film Festival in Boston. The award came with a sixty thousand dollar Panavision grant.
October 2013, Pearblossom Hwy wins the best narrative award at the Flyway Film Festival in Wisconsin.
August 2014 , Lake Los Angeles won Best Feature Film, Best Cinematography, and Best Actor at the Las Vegas Film Festival.
September 2014 , Lake Los Angeles won Best Feature Film at the Urbanworld Film Festival in New York.
October 2010, LiTTLEROCK was given an honorable mention for its "ensemble cast" at the Montreal Festival Du Nouveau Cinema.