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Announcing The Winners from The 11th ANNUAL HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Written By: Marcelle - Aug• 14•15

* SEE PHOTOS  AND VIDEO TAKEN AT AWARDS NIGHT ON LA Variety Magazine Facebook page!

Announcing The Winners from The 11th ANNUAL HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL

The Louisiana Film Prize a $10,000 prize for Best Screenplay went to THE IMPORTANCE OF SEX EDUCATION by L. Elizabeth Powers

The Evil Slave $10,000 Best Screenplay Award went to LUNCHBOX BRIGADE by Kyle Thiele

All of the winners are noted below:

Best Action Dead Hearts Stephen W. Martin
Best Actor Primrose Nick Thurston
Best Actress The Bravest, the Boldest Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris
Best Animation  The Oceanmaker Lucas Martell
Best Cinematography  Slut  Chloe Okuno
Best Co3 Grand Jury Award The Bravest, the Boldest Moon Molson 
Best Comedy A Reasonable Request  Andrew Laurich
Best Commercial  7UP: Feels Good to Be You Imran J. Khan, Christopher Vennemeyer
Best Director  Skunk  Annie Silverstein
Best Doc  The Last Barn Dance Jason Arthurs, Ted Richardson
Best Drama  Zawadi Richard Card
Best Editing Twisted Stuart Bowen
Best Female Director  Bie Pu (Home) Amelie Wen
Best Horror The Crypt TV Award Mr. Dentonn Ivan Villamel
Best International  While They Were Flying to the Moon Borisa Simovic
Best LA Film presented by Film LA Tom In America  Flavio Alves
Best LGBT Stealth Bennett Lasseter
Best make up The Smiling Man Melanie Leandro
Best Method Studios Best VFX  Dissonance Till Nowak
Best Music Video  Gary Clark Jr’s When My Train Pulls In  Carmela Makela
Best Narrative  Birthday Chris King
Best Short Film- Grand Prize- Zype Shok  Jamie Donoughue
Best Panavision Future Filmmaker Award  The Leap Karel van Bellingen
Best period piece Del Ciego Desert FRANCOIS LEDUC
Best Producer Visible Proof Drew Diamond, Evan Drolet Cook
Best Sci Fi  Dust Michael Grier
Best Score Witching Hour Carl Firth
Best Screenplay  Lunchbox Brigade  Kyle Thiele
Louisiana Best Screenplay Jury Prize  The Importance of Sex Education L. Elizabeth Powers
Screenplay Runner Up Growing Pains Derek Dow
Screenplay Runner Up The Yellow Ribbon Around Her Neck David Ho
Best Diversity Carne Seca Jazmin Diaz
Best Student  Blackwell Ed Barnes
Best Thriller  County, State, USA: Sweet Corn Jonathan Nowak
Best Web Series  Kowalski  Jason O’Mara
Best Youth Alien Communications Kris Theorin, Kurtis Theorin
Honorable Mention Midland OLIVER BERNSEN & DAN MAGNANTE
Honorable Mention Shaman Marco Kalantari
Inspirational Quote Winner The Game Ruben Languren

 

 

 

Sponsors for this year’s HollyShorts included:

Company 3

Method Studios

Zype

Hollywood Short Film Association in conjunction with CCTV

TCL Chinese Theaters

OHM Nightclub

Ignited Spaces

Robertson Taylor Insurance

Simple DCP

Panavision

Law Offices of Clifford Lo

Shorts HD

Jungle Software

Media Services

Production HUB

Martini Crew Booking

Film LA

Stage 32

The Agency

True Vision Entertainment

Quick Film Budget

Film Radar

Uber

Lyft

New Media Vault

Final Draft

Bra’s Counter and Bru’s Wiffle

Indie Printing

LA 411

NYEH Entertainment

Indi.com

Color Space Finishing

UCLA Extension

New York Film Academy

Kim Ruggles Events

Indievent

Red Giant Software

Mercury Production Report

Women in Film

LightspeedEPS

Videoink

CryptTV

Delmay and Partners

Mama Shelter Hotels

Green Leaf

Deep Eddy Vodka

Dark Horse Wines

Peroni

Crispin

Monster Energy

Hint Water

Caffeinated Club

Diablo

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PHOTOS TAKEN AT The  11th ANNUAL HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION RED CARPET THURSDAY AUGUST 13, 2015

 

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Who: The 11th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival’s opening night celebration red carpet.

Where: TCL Chinese 6 Theaters, lobby Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028.

When: Thursday August 13, 2015.

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AFTER PARTY AT OHM

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Talent Confirmed

Opening Night Short Movies Talent

 “Warning Labels”

  • Josh Lawson (House of Lies)
  • Eric Christian Olsen (NCIS LA)
  • Karen Gillan (Dr. Who)

 “Weight of Blood and Bones”

  • Rose McGowan
  • Danny Trejo
  • Jason Patric 
  • Marisa Coughlan (Super Troopers)
  • Jeff Daniel Philips 
  • Director Chris Ekstein

 “Dissonance”

  • Carly Chalkin (Suburgatory)
  • Rami Malek(Mr. Robot)
  • Portia Doubleday (Mr. Robot)
  • Director Brian Fox

 “The Bridge Partner”

  • Sharon Lawrence
  • Robert Forster
  • Beth Grant(Mindy Project)
  • Peter S. Beagle(award winning author, The Last Unicorn)
  • Catherine Carlen (The Bridge Club)_
  • Director Gabriel Olson

Confirmed Special Guests:

  • Alex James (#1 Viner)
  • Gabbie Hannah (#Viner)
  • Scott Porter (Heart of Dixie, FridayNight Lights)
  • Don Most (Happy Days)
  •   Kevin Bigley (Sirens)
  •   Kate Cobb (Shameless)
  • Jon Foo (CBS Rush Hour)
  • Raquel Pomplun(Actress, Model, Playboy’s Playmate of the Year 2013)
  • Victoria Summer(Saving Mr. Banks, Transformers 4)
  • Jaylen Moore(Red Band Society)
  • Sarah Lynn Dawson (The Perfect Man)
  • Cynthia Stafford ($112 Million Lotto Winner, Entrepreneur Geffen Playhouse Board member)

HollyShorts Film Festival is an annual short film festival showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe. HollyShorts is devoted to the advancement of filmmakers through screenings, Q&A sessions and networking events. The HollyShorts Film festival showcases the top short films produced 40 minutes or less. Categories include Short Animation, Short Live Action, Short Documentary, Music Video, Webisode, Commercials, Trailers, 3D Shorts, Youth Film and Digital Microbudget.

Contact

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kelly@dumontmarketing.com

Kelly Wilson

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