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HOLLY SHORTS Cocktail Party on FRIDAY AUGUST 19 AND Closing night film on the 20th at the HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVALS Harmony Gold Theater 7655 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046

Written By: Marcelle - Aug• 19•16

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Award winners are:

12th Annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Winners

  • Best Action – Brix and the Bitch / Nico Raineau
  • Best Animation – Bear Story / Gabriel Osorio
  • Best Comedy – Drawcard / Antonio Oreña Barlin
  • Best Commercial – Pancakes / Ezra Stanley
  • Jury Selection Award – War One Afternoon / Jason Sklaver
  • Best Documentary – Johnny Physical Lives / Joshua Neuman
  • Best Drama – Lookout / Noa Gusakov
  • Best Editing – Girl In White / Simen Nyland
  • Best Female Director – Debris Escombros / Mary-Lyn Chambers
  • Best Horror The Crypt TV Award – Flesh of My Lovers / Joshua Giuliano
  • Best International – Atis / Daniel Mulloy
  • Best LGBT – Other People’s People / James Fauvell
  • Best VFX – Aden / Gary H Lee
  • Best Music Video – Elliott Moss/Pattern Repeating / Daniel Howlid
  • Best Narrative – Thunder Road / Jim Cummings
  • Best Panavision Future Filmmaker Award – Out of The Village / Jonathan Stein
  • Best Period Piece – Double Cross / Mark Brocking
  • Best Producer – Quenottes (Pearlies) / Pascal Thiebaux, Gil Pinheiro
  • Best Sci Fi    – Indigo / Jody Wilson
  • Best TV Category – If I Could Tell You / Robert E. Clyde & Benjamin Clyde
  • Best Screenplay – The Son, The Father… / Lukas Hassel
  • Screenplay Runner Up – I Want to Marry a Creative Jewish Girl / Beth de Araújo
  • Screenplay Runner Up – First Kill / Elisabeth Hayward
  • Best Diversity – Descry / David Yohe
  • Best Student – Zoya / Sahirr Sethhi
  • Best Thriller – Break My Bones / Anthony Collamati
  • Best Web Series – Dirty Cops     / Adam Finmann
  • Best Youth – King Ripple / Luke Jaden
  • Honorable Mention – The Legend of Dark Rider / Titus Paar
  • Best Cinematography – Black Canaries / Jesse Kreitzer
  • Best Director – Madaran / Rayka Zehtabchi
  • Best Co3 Grand Jury Award – Catching Fireflies / Lee Whitaker
  • Best Short Film – Black Canaries / Jesse Kreitzer



SHORT FILM PROGRAM and Awards Ceremony Friday August 19
Harmony Gold Theater
7655 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

4:45PM – 5:45PM | Red Carpet & Pre-Reception Cocktail Hour

6:00PM | Stage 32 Short Film Program Screening + Q&A with judges & filmmakers

Stage 32 is honored to present to you the inaugural Stage 32 Short Film Program at the 2016 Hollyshorts Film Festival. The winning filmmakers were chosen by executives from The Weinstein Company, BenderSpink, Circle of Confusion, Gotham Group, Rumble Films,
Lifetime & Full Fathom Five.

This program features 6 amazing directors (from 4 countries) all with bright futures ahead. The program made its worldwide premiere at the Raindance Film Festival, traveled to the Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Frontiera in Sicily and is now premiering for the first time in the U.S. at the 2016 Hollyshorts Film Festival!

You will take part in a unique and exclusive event. Following the screening will be a live Q&A with our Founder & CEO, Richard Botto, our filmmakers and our judges. Once again, congratulations to all the filmmakers and the Stage 32 team looks forward to meeting you at the screening!



Outlaws and Angels

Runtime: 1:58
“When outlaws on the lam invade the home of an unsuspecting, seemingly innocent, frontier family to hide out for the night, an unexpected game of cat and mouse ensues, leading to seduction, role reversal, and ultimately, bloody revenge.”


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