Wednesday, July 13, 2005

...And the Selected Few Are...

Congratulations to the short films that have been chosen to be screened at the inaugural HollyShorts, Short Film Festival, August 13-14 at the Space Theatre in Hollywood.

Below, in alphabetical order is the first slate of films announced for acceptance to be screened. The complete screening and festival schedule will be announced shortly.

Directed by Kelly Rigg, written by Natashia McGough
USA (2 minutes and 22 seconds)
A reality show hoax goes wrong when the groom to be of an engaged couple enlists his unaware fiancee onto "Scare Factor," to obtain $10,000-for their wedding.

Directed by Alex Ferrari and written by Jorge Flores Rodrigues and Alex Ferrari
USA (19 minutes)
A gun blast, a flash of light, and a young woman awakens to the comfort of her own bed. Bonnie Clayton has it all, a great relationship, a challenging career, and the burden of a dream that grows more vivid and disturbing with each passing night. But when Bonnie is abducted by a sadistic stranger and his colorful entourage, she discovers that the key to her survival lies within the familiar realms of her recurring dream.

Directed and written by Rufus Dorsey
USA (13 minutes)
Daryl is a "big-time" player. But there's just one problem---his fiance. After years of cheating on her, his karma has finally caught up with him.

Directed by Colin Orr and written by Chris Ayala
USA (13 minutes)
The story of a little boy with a big imagination.

Directed by Aaron Caine and written by Aaron Caine and Michael Moeller
USA (19 minutes and 4 seconds)
Bikes rule...will he?

Directed and written by Avinash K. Lalwani
INDIA (24 minutes)
A young man and his friends run into some unforeseen circumstances and end up engaging in a tightly nit party in a jail cell.

Directed and written by Patrick Kirk Gillock
THAILAND (5 minutes)
A comedy about a man who loves to be alone. What happens when the ultimate loner falls in love? The answer might surprise you.

Directed and written by Kent Carpenter Zambrana
USA (10 minutes)
Based on actual events, by way of couplings, coincidence and interconnections, a young man retraces the variables between his dream girl, an ex-girlfriend, a former football star, an amateur pornographer, two sisters, a recluse with a speech impediment, and his mortal enemy. But, if love factors into this equation, how does it all add up?

Directed by the young women at the Aviva Center and Directing Mentor Rachel Goldberg
USA (22 minutes)
Switzerland Harris takes a strange journey through the halls of her new high school after waking up from class to discover that one of her treasured shoes has treasured.

Directed and written by Matthew S. Morris
USA (12 minutes and 20 seconds)
Miriam's Reality is shattered when she finds out her friends love story is not about her.

Directed and written by Alex Alba
USA (30 minutes)
This documentary tracks three individuals and their different goals in organizing and executing a New York City fashion show. As we follow the event planner, fashion designer and runway model, during the development stages of the fashion show the characters overcome various obstacles to set up and produce a monumental event.

Directed by Ledit RenArt
MONTREAL, CANADA (4 minutes and 53 seconds)
A riveting documentary collage with controversial footage.

1 comment:

Holly Shorts said...

This is going to be a great event! Thanks for the post Dream Regime!