"Scrappy" has been selected to play the Coffi - CortOglobo Film Festival at the Castello Doria in Angri, Italy May 25-27, 2017. Helmed by Dawn Westlake, the film is based on the Studs Terkel Humanities Award-winning poem by her father, Donald G. Westlake. It recounts a time during his childhood in small-town America when he had to stand up to the gun culture.
The film was shot on Canon's C300 by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona who also edited and color graded. GC Johnson...
"Scrappy" has been nominated for the Premio Carpine d'Argento for films on social issues in Visciano, Italy for June 30-July 2, 2017. Based on the Studs Terkel Humanities Award-winning poem by Donald G. Westlake, "Scrappy" takes on the gun culture in the US. It's the only American film in the international competition.
Helmed by Dawn Westlake, the film was shot/edited by Pol Carrizo-Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona. The film stars Nefertina Lizarraga, Dismas, GrissyG, B...
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The Festival was founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in 2001 to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of lower Manhattan following the attacks on the World Trade Center. With strong roo...
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Grenada Afterglow Film Festival
Short films, 30 minutes and under.
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INJURY TIME traverses the dying minutes of a soccer manager’s desperate struggle to win The Game on his own terms. This gripping, high concept thriller is told in real-time in one continuous shot.
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Jack Sheridan - Director
Julie Byrne - Producer
Jennifer Jones - Producer
"Scrappy" has been selected to play the 21st Festival La Fila de Cortometrajes, taking place May 8-11, 2017, in Valladolid, Spain. Festival director Isabel Blanco wrote that the film was chosen because of its "high educational value in turbulent times".
Based on the Studs Terkel Humanities Award-winning poem by Donald G. Westlake, "Scrappy" was adapted for the screen and helmed by his daughter, Dawn Westlake. Pol Carrizo Vilarroig shot the film on location in Pine ...
Eva and Berenice live in Rome and fight every day with the chaos of the city, the precarious works and loves. Berenice has finally met Cristiano and seems happily in love. Eva however is plagued by men but can never find the right one.
Today is Sunday, and the LEDIS are coming back from a brunch, where EVA met the usually play boy who wanted to impress her, obviously without success. Berenice is convinced that it's the fault of Eve because she seriusly influenced from physical a...
The announcement of the 2017 Official Selection begins with the short films In Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection, in the run-up to the press conference for the 70th Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday, April, 13th.
Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Cristian Mungiu, will decide on the best films both from the Short Films Competit...
"Scrappy", based on the Studs Terkel Humanities Award-winning poem by Donald G. Westlake, will represent the USA in the 2017 InCINEracion Festival in Granada, Spain on April 19th, 2017. Helmed and produced by Westlake's daughter, Dawn, the film stars Nefertina Lizarraga, Dismas, GrissyG, Bruce Rheins, and the Mighty Kong as the titular "Scrappy".
With gear provided by Canon USA, Inc., the film was shot in Pine Mountain, California, USA in September 2016. Pol Carrizo Vila...
A barber who recently retired from injure wants to rejoin, only finding his shop is taken over as a vintage salon by his son.
Muqing Li - Director
Muqing Li - Writer
Muqing Li - Producer
Steve T. Bartlett - Key Cast
Brandon Tyler Jones - Key Cast
Tony Yan - Original Music
Country of Origin: United States
Completion Date: September 20, 2016
Film Language: English
Camera: RED Epic
Nick and Charlie finally get the girls to notice them. Unfortunately, these girls just happen to be terrifying zombies, who want to do more than just eat them...
Africa's first Zombie Comedy, "To Die For", was shot on location in Johannesburg in an abandoned building on a budget of less than $600.
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Filmmakers who would like to get their short films qualified for the 2018 Academy Awards are urged to enter this year's MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival, which will not only screen to over 100,000 film buffs in over 250 cinemas across 6 continents, but will do a full week's run in one cinema in the county of Los Angeles. This theatre booking means every film selected as a finalist in the 2017 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival is eligible to enter the Oscar Competition for 2018.
In a rural Italian village, Antonio is asked to translate an English-speaking woman's confession, but when he starts disagreeing with the priest, he has to make a decision that might change the course of her life and maybe his too.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Completion Date: February 14, 2015
Film Language: English, Italian
Shooting Format: BlackMagic 4K
Francesco Gabriele - Director (The Surprise, T...
A young gambler enters a high stakes poker game that could cost him his soul.
Nicole Jones-Dion - Director (Debris)
Tomm Gillies - Director (Scarred, Blue, My Name is Joe)
Nicole Jones-Dion - Writer (Dracula: The Dark Prince, Tekken 2: Kazuya's Revenge, Privacy)
Keren Green - Producer (Tolkien's Road)
Tracee Beebe - Producer (Wild at Heart, The Unremembered)
Gregory Shelby - Key Cast (Tolkien's Road, J Pee: I'm Not Gay, ...
The Best Short Documentary Award won by "Through the Pane" in the Athens International Digital Film Fest in Greece on February 8th, 2017 was received in Los Angeles by producer/director Dawn Westlake on March 1st. Since her cast and crew are spread around the globe in Barcelona, Chicago and Los Angeles, she photoshopped them into a "group" picture with the Greek trophy.
This is the 8th nomination and 5th aw...
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"Through the Pane" will play the Purgatory Film Exhibition in Detroit, Michigan, USA on March 12, 2017.
Helmed by Dawn Westlake, the short film is based on the memoir chapter by her father, Donald G. Westlake, which deals with his acceptance of her mother's death. They were very happily married for 62 years.
GC Johnson of Acoustic Labs scored the film. (He was nominated for the Peer Raben Music Award at SoundTrack_Cologne in Germany in August 2016.)
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"Through the Pane" won the Best Short Documentary Award at the Athens International Digital Film Fest in Greece on February 8, 2017. This is the 5th award for the film out of 8 nominations.
Helmed by Dawn Westlake, the film is based on her father's memoir chapter about his acceptance of his wife's death. They were very happily married for 62 years.
"Through the Pane" was shot/edited by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona. It was scored by GC Johnson of Acousti...
"Through the Pane" has been selected to the MalatestaShort Film Festival in Cesena, Italy for March 13-15, 2017. It's been nominated to the Best Documentary category. This is its 7th award nomination. The film has won four awards so far in its festival career, in showcases in Chile, Spain and two others in Italy.
Written/helmed by Dawn Westlake, the film is based on the memoir chapter by her father, Donald G. Westlake, recounting his acceptance of his wife's death in 2012. The...
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And so we put goldfish in the pool. Wins Grand Jury Prize
Winners of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival jury prizes in short filmmaking were announced today by Sundance Institute at a ceremony in Park City, Utah. The Short Film Grand Jury Prize, awarded to one film in the program of 68 shorts selected from 8,985 submissions, went to And so we put goldfish in the pool., written and directed by Makoto Nagahisa. Full video of the ceremony is at youtube.com/sff. The Short Film pr...
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23 films from 19 countries will be competing for the Golden and the Silver Bear as well as the Audi Short Film Award, worth € 20,000, and a nomination for the European Film Awards at the 2017 edition of Berlinale Shorts. The Algerian film Monangambeee, produced in 1969 and directed by Sarah Maldoror, will also be screened out of competition.
The International Short Film Jury 2017 will be composed of Christian Jankowski, artist and professor at the Stuttgart State Academy ...