Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

the upcoming film from writer/director, Gregory Fitzsimmons has a new trailer.  Starring Grace Rex, Dave Dastmalchian and shot around Los Angeles in 2011, SAY WHEN features music from the talented Steve Armstrong of Brooklyn, NY and a collection of some incredible classic R and B music.

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We are thrilled to announce that KEEN will be screening SUNDAY, JULY 24th at 8PM at legendary Raleigh Studios in Hollywood as part of the NYIIFVF in LA.   AND we’ve just learned that KEEN will also be screening at the HOLLYSHORTS Festival in Los Angeles in August!  Tickets are now available for both festivals!



7th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival Takes off August 11-18 at Various Locations in Hollywood, CA

Hollywood, July 13, 2011—The organizers of HollyShorts (www.hollyshorts.com) have announced the full lineup for the 7th annual HollyShorts Film Festival, which takes place August 11-18 in various locations throughout Hollywood. Acclaimed writer Jamie Linden (Dear John, We Are Marshall) will premiere his short film “The Envelope in the Glovebox” which he used to pitch into the star-studded feature film adaptation Ten Year, that stars Channing Tatum, Kate Mara, Rosario Dawson, Justin Long, Anthony Mackie, and Scott Porter. “The Envelope in the Glovebox” written and directed by Linden will be featured at the HollyShorts opening night celebration at Arclight Hollywood, Thursday August 11.

Also joining Linden in the festival’s opening night celebration is Jacob Chase’s short film “After-School Special” which was written by Neil Labute (In the Company of Men, Nurse Betty), and produced by Andrew Carlberg. At HollyShorts opening night, the festival will also present Labute with a special Maverick Filmmaker Award. His short film “Sexting” will screen during the festival.

From August 12-18, HollyShorts is showcasing 300 short form projects including short films, music videos, web series, and commercials. HollyShorts sponsor Company 3 is supplying a total of $30,000 in post production and finishing services for the winners in the Best Short Film ($10K), Best Director ($10K), Best Commercial ($5K) and Best Music Video ($5K) categories respectfully. The winners will be announced during the HollyShorts awards on August 18.

HollyShorts will also showcase two Oscar® winning short films Luke Matheny’s God of Love (Best Short Film, Live Action winner) and Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing (Best Animation winner) .

This year’s in competition short films includes top talent and recognizable stars such as: Jason Ritter, Bobby Canavale (The Other Guys), Alicia Witt (Friday Night Lights),  Anthony Michael Hall (The Dark Knight), Dante Basco (First Glance),  Beau Bridges (Max Payne) Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker), Carla Gugino (Watchmen), David Morse (The Green Mile),  Devon Gummersall (Independence Day), Ernie Hudson (Ghost Busters), Gil Bellows (Unthinkable),  Hector Elizondo (Monk),  Jackie Harris (Yes Man),  Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), Joel Edgerton (Warrior), Rider Strong (Boy Meets World), David Dastmalchian (Sushi Girl),  Jon Huertas (Castle),  Robin Wright Penn (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Tom Arnold (Roseanne), Paul Ben Victor, Tom Hardy (Dark Knight Rises), Victor Rasuk (How To Make it America).

Advanced tickets and all access passes are now available on www.hollyshorts.com and  opening night and fest all-access passes available at: http://hollyshorts2011.eventbrite.com and hollyshorts2011passes.eventbrite.com. 2011 HollyShorts sponsors include Company 3, Final Draft, Moviola, Showbiz Store and Café, SLS Hotel, Martini Crew Booking, Celebrity Suites LA and the production entertainment showcase BEATBOXLA.


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There are few places I would rather spend my free time in Los Angeles than THE SILENT MOVIE THEATRE (Cinefamily) or THE MUSEUM OF JURASSIC TECHNOLOGY.  Have seen some incredible screenings lately at Cinefamily, including the fascinating and complex ‘TERRI’, directed by Azazel Jacobs.  Go see this film.

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The brilliant team at L’enfant Terrible is preparing to launch one of the coolest theatre events of 2011 – get information about the shows and tickets HERE.  There is a little rumor that yours truly may be sneaking on stage at some point during the run….

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