Thursday August 6

8:30pm

Storming Out

In dedication to the memory of June Carter.

Run time: (15M)

Categories: Narrative Short, LGBT

Synopsis:

This engrossing family drama deals with how well we know, or think we know, our nearest and dearest. Should the truth remain buried in order to spare feelings, or should we confront reality no matter how potentially painful that may be?

Cast & Crew:

    • Vito Bruno- DIRECTOR, ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, ADAPTATION, PUBLICIST
    • Robert J Francis- PRODUCER, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, WRITER, AUTHOR OF ADAPTED MATERIAL, MATTHEW HARVEY (LEAD ACTOR ), PUBLICIST
    • Anna Carteret- GLADYS HARVEY (LEAD ACTOR)
    • Larry Dann- PETER HARVEY (LEAD ACTOR)
    • Joe MacDonald- CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP
    • Tony Boffy- PRODUCTION DESIGNER
    • Ricky Milling- EDITOR
    • Ryan McMurray- SOUND EDITOR
    • Ryan Flynn- ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
    • Tamsin Spivey- SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
    • Jonny Master- SOUND MIXER
    • Thomas Clune- BOOM OPERATOR

 


Write With Me

Run time: (9M)

Categories: Narrative Short; LGBT

Synopsis:

A woman longs for a songwriting partner but, terrified of the vulnerability inherent in the act of creating, instead retreats into the safety of her mind.

Cast & Crew:

  • Hannah Leshaw- DIRECTOR, CO-PRODUCER, WRITER, EDITOR, ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER
  • Justin Calder- CO-PRODUCER
  • Connie Saltzman- MAGGIE (LEAD ACTOR)
  • Gillian Leigh Visco- CHRIS (LEAD ACTOR)
  • Amelita Lijek- SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Sara Jecko- SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Tauren Hagans- SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Virginia Viera Ferrer- SUPPORTING ACTOR
  • Yessica Curiel Montoya- CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP
  • Mike Harrison- PRODUCTION DESIGNER
  • Will Whatley- SOUND EDITOR
  • Samantha Schmidt- PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
  • Kate Branom- ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
  • Kathleen Sampey- SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
  • Yung-Jen Yang- ASSISTANT CAMERA
  • Gordon Christmas- GAFFER
  • Jeanette Sears- KEY GRIP
  • Tristan Allman- SOUND MIXER, BOOM OPERATOR
  • April Townes- MAKEUP ARTIST, HAIRSTYLIST

 


Canvas

Run time: (27M)

Categories: Narrative Short; LGBT

Synopsis:

A short film about two women experiencing one another through the loneliness and curiosity that corrupts New York City.

Cast & Crew:

    • Jackie Massar- DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER
    • Danielle Kronenberg- PRODUCER, LISA (LEAD ACTOR)
    • Sandra Herlog- PRODUCER, SOFIA (LEAD ACTOR)
    • Christine Rangel- SKYLER (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
    • Ryan Preimesberger- ADAM (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
    • Piero Basso- CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP
    • Flavia Romani- EDITOR
    • Jay Palmieri- ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
    • Matilde Ascheri- SCRIPT SUPERVISOR

 


Intrinsic Moral Evil

Run time: (11M)

Categories: Narrative Short; LGBT

Synopsis:

Intrinsic Moral Evil at first sight seems to be a tale of identity and coming of age. But above all, the three dancers play a game with the viewer’s perception and expectations. Is it a memory, a dream, a search for identity ? Is it about losing of friendship or about growing up ? The layered story gradually develops; revealing its last secrets just before the end credits start. Leaving the audience in confusion; inviting them to make their own interpretation.

Cast & Crew:

  • Harm Weistra- DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER, STORY
  • Jitte Hoekstra- EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • Joan Ferré Gomez- N.A. (LEAD ACTOR)
  • Frago Peña Gonzalez- N.A. (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Jorge Abraham Guillen Ortiz- N.A. (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Hank Botwinik- VOICE ACTOR
  • Jorrit Garretsen- CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP
  • Fernando Domínguez Rincón- CHOREOGRAPHER
  • Michiel Boesveldt- EDITOR
  • Aline Bruijns- SOUND EDITOR
  • Bart Jilesen- SOUND EDITOR, SOUND MIXER
  • Fernando Rodrigues- DIGITAL EFFECTS
  • Ronnie van der Veer- DIGITAL EFFECTS
  • Ludwig van Beethoven- ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER
  • Irma Oldenburger- ASSISTANT CAMERA
  • Michel IJzerman- GAFFER
  • Alban Riphagen- BEST BOY
  • Marcus van der Post- MAKEUP ARTIST
  • Romano Smit- COSTUMER

 


Don’t Get Stuck In The Tub

Run time: (2M)

Categories: Narrative Super Short

Synopsis:

Cosmetology student Hannah Peterson spends her days practicing hair and nails. It is a life all too average and ordinary, but alone at night her most extraordinary gift is revealed.

Cast & Crew:

Farrah Fontano

 


The Poem of A Memory

Run time: (5M)

Categories: Narrative Super Short

Synopsis:

A despairing and heartsick woman faces reality after losing the most important thing in her life.

Cast & Crew:

  • Cristhian Andrews- SUBMISSION CONTACT, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, WRITER, CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP, PRODUCTION DESIGNER, EDITOR, SOUND EDITOR, DIGITAL EFFECTS, ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER, PRODUCTION MANAGER, CAMERA OPERATOR
  • Olha Kaly- PRODUCER, ASSISTANT EDITOR
  • Ruya Koman- PRODUCER, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, MELODY (LEAD ACTOR ), PRODUCTION DESIGNER, PRODUCTION MANAGER, GAFFER

 


White Dame

Run time: (8M)

Categories: Narrative Short

Synopsis:

Jeanne Morel (Annie) creates an intrepid picture of a young woman whose anxiety for life will drive her into a path of unlimited pleasure. On this journey she will find White Dame, an addiction that will dominate her and slowly drown her. In the beginning it enchanted her due to its infinity and pure beauty as she will become something ephemeral and irreversible.

Cast & Crew:

    • Sheila Avellaneda- DIRECTOR, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, WRITER
    • Jeanne Morel- ANNIE (LEAD ACTOR)
    • Oliver Novelles- SUPPORTING ACTOR
    • Adria Feriche- CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP
    • Cristina Garmon- EDITOR

Dreams of The Last Butterflies

Run time: (10M)

Categories: Narrative Short

Synopsis:

Dreams of the Last Butterflies is a live-action ‘dark faerie tale’ short film with an urgent environmental message. A tale about the loss of butterflies in our world, and why they are disappearing, as told by the last Butterfly Queens themselves.

Dreams of the Last Butterflies combines otherworldly costumes, epic faerie-tale poetry, cutting-edge cinematography, and a new song by electronic artist Kai Altair. The film features stunning performances by tribal bellydancers, ballerinas, fire masters, contortionists, and a cast of New York City’s underground stars. Each Butterfly Queen represents an endangered butterfly from around the world, and together they enter human dreams hoping to save the last of their kind.

Cast & Crew:

  • Zina Brown- DIRECTOR, WRITER
  • Bennet Cain- PRODUCER
  • Kea Kelly Alcock- PRODUCER
  • Gavin Behrman- EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • Evgeniya Radilova- ACRAEA SWORDTAIL (LEAD ACTOR)
  • Ali Luminescent- PURPLE SPOTTED SWALLOWTAIL (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Candice Vincent- THE LIAISON (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Dina Nur- HAHNELS AMAZONIAN SWALLOWTAIL (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Flambeaux Fire- THE TRAPPER CAPTAIN (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Kai Altair- MALABAR TREE NYMPH (SUPPORTING ACTOR ), ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER
  • Kayla Jo- MONARCH (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Lee Mayjahs- TRAPPER (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Madeleine Belle- LARGE BLUE (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Melodee Morita- GIFU BUTTERFLY (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Micah Blacklight- TRAPPER (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Natasha King- LUZON PEACOCK (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Sal Genna- THE CEO (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Ted Petrosky- TRAPPER (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Sarah Tancer- NARRATOR (VOICE ACTOR)

 


Dream of Spring

Run time:(2M)

Categories: Narrative Super Short

Synopsis:

Burdened by a never-ending winter, a young woman dreams of a time when spring will come again.

Cast & Crew:

  • Rick Hamilton- DIRECTOR, WRITER, CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP, EDITOR
  • Anthony Wright- ANGEL (LEAD ACTOR)
  • Mary Lauren- DANCER (LEAD ACTOR ), CHOREOGRAPHER
  • Craig Klonowski- ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER
  • Melissa Friedling- ACADEMIC ADVISOR

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.rickhamilton.nyc/dream-of-spring


You & I, My Dear

Run time: (18M)

Categories: Narrative Short

Synopsis:

A heartbroken writer waits patiently in a tiny desert town, holding out hope his distant ex-lover will return. As he develops feelings for the waitress next door, sad news and a shocking discovery make it clear that she is not the only one trying to pull him out of the past.

Cast & Crew:

  • Ry Wardwell- DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, WRITER, EDITOR
  • Katy Townsend- PRODUCER
  • Mauricio Arrioja- ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
  • Cait Bliss- HOLLY (LEAD ACTOR)
  • Jonathan Roumie- KEN (LEAD ACTOR)
  • Frank Birney- MARSHALL (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Matthew Nye- MELODY’S NEPHEW (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Rebecca Metz- MARY (SUPPORTING ACTOR)
  • Edward Salerno- CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP
  • Alex Perry- SET DECORATOR
  • Andy Hengl- SET DECORATOR
  • Tiffany Smith- PRODUCTION DESIGNER
  • Bruce Chianese- SOUND EDITOR, ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER
  • Geoff Levin- ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER
  • Patrick Hughes- ORIGINAL MUSIC/COMPOSER
  • RIchard Friedman- SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR
  • Antonio Pineda- PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
  • Carlos Garcia Aceves- PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
  • Megan Powers- ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
  • Andrew Bender- ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY

 


Program Block Total: 107 M


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