March 13, 2018 – EMERGENCY WINS NARRATIVE SHORTS JURY AWARD AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL.
Jan 25, 2018 – EMERGENCY WINS SPECIAL JURY AWARD AT SUNDANCE SHORTS AWARDS…
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#/
2017 – EMERGENCY – SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES 2018 U.S NARRATIVE SHORTS…
Emergency will be a part of the U.S Narrative Shorts at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival .
2017 – EMERGENCY – SHORT FILM [Lead Actor] – NBCUNIVERSAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS
Emergency Wins the Harness social Impact award at the NBCUNIVERSAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL. The award was presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Social Responsibility division and HARNESS, an advocacy organization founded by America Ferrera, Ryan Piers Williams and Wilmer Valderrama that connects artists, influencers and grassroots leaders to inspire action and change
2017 – THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL – WARNER BROS. STAGE 13 SERIES [Writer.Director.Actor. Exec Producer]
Warner Bros. Digital Networks has 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.
DAILY NEWS – 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."
HUFFINGTON POST – 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."
TUBE FILTER- 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."
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."