Friday, April 28th, 2017



TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028

BLOCK 1 at 3:30 pmBLOCK 2 at 5:15 pmBLOCK 3 at 6 pmBLOCK 4 at 7:45 pmBLOCK 5 at 8:30 pm

BLOCK 1 at 3:30 PM in Theater 3 (Animation)


Return to Sender

Animation, Short, Student

Producer(s): Catherine Bailey

Director(s): Catherine Bailey


Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 3 minutes

Synopsis: A romantic story about a guy, a girl and the mailbox that brings them together.


Animation, Short, Student

Producer(s): Ariel Jew

Director(s): Ariel Jew

Writer(s): Ariel Jew

Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 3 minutes

Synopsis: When his grandfather passes, a young Haida boy decides to finish the totem pole that they had started, using the memories that they had together.

Lil Bat

Animation, Short, Student

Producer(s): Justin Gorski

Director(s): Justin Gorski

Writer(s): Justin Gorski

Cast & Crew: Beatriz Molina, Melissa Wang, Sam Lawrence

Run Time: 4 minutes

Synopsis: In desolate cave, a lone bat plays with his teddy bear under the watchful supervision of his cardboard parents.

Dear Dad

Animation, Short

Producer(s): Carlos Hurtado

Director(s): Carlos Hurtado

Writer(s): Carlos Hurtado

Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 6 minutes

Synopsis: The story of a person trying to survive cancer and realizing the most important thing is…


Animation, Short





Run Time: 6 minutes

Synopsis: In the Unique style of Hybrid animation…Living apart, Victor and Isolina (now in their 80’s) answer questions about their life-long, complex and arduous relationship, posed from behind the lens of their documentary filmmaking Grandson. An adorable, touching, poignant love story in a funny he said/she said account.


Animation, Short, Student

Producer(s): Mads Johan Øgaard, Katie Noel Wyman

Director(s): Mads Johan Øgaard, Katie Noel Wyman

 Writer(s): Mads Johan Øgaard, Katie Noel Wyman

Cast & Crew: Mari HajemBen LanghamCalum Meyer

Run Time: 7 minutes

Synopsis: The animated short film, I AM DYSLEXIC, expresses what it feels like to have a learning difference in our current school system. Those with learning differences should be proud of who they are and should never be made to feel alone. The film uses strong metaphors to portray these emotions, as we follow a little boy in his journey to climb a mountain in a world made of books.

Trouble Brewing

Animation, Short

Producer(s): Karen Keister

Director(s): Timothy Heath


Cast & Crew: David Perry

Run Time: 8 minutes

Synopsis: Eager to see the world, a rambunctious baby goat falls into the hands of a reclusive troll where he must learn that there are consequences for his actions or else he will pay the ultimate price.

The Killer Buzz

Animation, Short

Producer(s): Barry Jackson

Director(s): Barry Jackson

Writer(s): Barry Jackson

Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 8 minutes

Synopsis: The flies compete for the love of a ladybug until things reach cataclysmic proportions.

A Boy and His Beast

Animation, Short, Student

Producer(s): Stephanie Alexander

Director(s): Calley Macdonald

Writer(s): Crystal Perea

Cast & Crew: Stephen Chiodo

Run Time: 9 minutes

Synopsis: A young boy must stop a creature that is terrorizing the countryside in 18th century France. But is it possible that he may be to blame for the beast?

Fox And The Whale

Animation, Short

Producer(s): Robin Joseph

Director(s): Robin Joseph


Cast & Crew: Kim Leow, Louis Vottero, John Poon

Run Time: 12 minutes

Synopsis: The tale of a curious fox who goes in search of an elusive whale. a journey of pursuit, longing and discovery.


Animation, Short

Producer(s): Sebastian Brown

Director(s): Sebastian Brown

Writer(s): Sebastian Brown

Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 12 minutes

Synopsis: CG3d Animated Short film is about MeeGGo, who live in a village of eggs on a distant planet; they do nothing but lay around, never trying to discover what exists outside of their shells: the moral to never give up to become who you are and want to be.

The Trees of Eden

Animation, Short


Director(s): Dwight Hwang


Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 15 minutes

Synopsis: When Esarhaddon, a cruel Assyrian King conquers an unsuspecting nation, a mysterious old man appears and transforms the king into the image of the defeated, forcing him to experience the very lives that he has sought to destroy. Based on Tolstoy’s ‘Esarhaddon, King of Assyria’.

BLOCK 2 at 5:15 PM in Theater 4


Legendary Ad


Producer(s): Leonardo Corbucci

Director(s): Leonardo Corbucci (DGA)

Writer(s): Leonardo Corbucci

Cast & Crew: Mark Anthony Little, Burt Bluestein, William Paul Clark, Nick Satriano, David H. Venghaus Jr, Brian E. Frankish, David McGiffert, Jason Roberts, Donald Sparks, Nilo Otero, Dan Kolsrud

Run Time: 96 minutes
Synopsis: What do ‘Star Wars’, ‘The Godfather’, ‘Back to the Future’, ‘Batman’, ‘Goonies’, ‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Top Gun’, ‘Pirate of the Caribbean’, ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’ all have in common? LEGENDARY ADs

BLOCK 3 at 6:00 PM in Theater 3


What Fresh Hell

Short, Student

Producer(s): Can Turedi

Director(s): Can Turedi

Writer(s): Hannah Leigh

Cast & Crew: Vasilios Sfinarolakis, Ece Diler, Bette Gordon, Elif Ayan

Run Time: 11 minutes

Synopsis: A teenage girl is stuck in a psychological war with her mother in an isolated beach town.

Come Ride With Me

Short, Student

Producer(s): Adam Present, Paul Horowitz, Lauren Rothman

Director(s): Jacob Langsner

Writer(s): Jacob Langsner

Cast & Crew: Lauren RothmanEllis JonesJe’Quan Sailes-IrvingMounia AklBryan ManningWilliam BlackmanAlbie SmithMarianna KaimakliotisJiwan Lee, Markus Englmair

Run Time: 13 minutes

Synopsis: Come Ride With Me is a student film created at the National High School Institute in Evanston, IL. Based off of the short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” by Joyce Carol Oates, it tells the story of 15 year old Connie, who is eager to see the world until unexpectedly hit head-on by its harsh reality.

Johnefe, 17

Short, Student

Producer(s): Alfonso Jaramillo Gomez, Ashley Alexander

Director(s): Alfonso Jaramillo Gomez


Cast & Crew: Lasse Uldeval Tolbøll, Ana Maria Duque Guevara

Run Time: 14 minutes

Synopsis: An off duty soldier travels with a teenager from the slums of Bogota to work at a ranch and has to decide whether to carry out the orders he was given.

Up The River

Short, Student

Producer(s): Lia Gotz, William Gallegos

Director(s): Alejandra Castro

Writer(s): Alejandra Castro

Cast & Crew: Barbie RobertsonMegan Pribyl

Run Time: 14 minutes

Synopsis: Following a year of estrangement, Anna visits her older sister in prison to reveal the actual reason for her sentence which will change their relationship forever.


Short, Student

Producer(s): Harley Chamandy

Director(s): Harley Chamandy

Writer(s): Harley Chamandy

Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 15 minutes

Synopsis: Following the death of his mother, a son must help his father close the book on a unresolved issue.


Short, Student

Producer(s): Onn Nir

Director(s): Shai Itzhar

Writer(s): Chen Shilat

Cast & Crew: Moran Gamliel, Matan Akerman

Run Time: 22 minutes

Synopsis: A patient in a psychiatric hospital falls in love with a bird and tries to convince his therapist that she’s the one. The arrival the of bird changes everything.


Short, Student

Producer(s): Sweta Rai

Director(s): Julius Telmer


Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 29 minutes

Synopsis: An unhinged teenager maneuvering the threshold of manhood escalates a territorial fight with his mother’s violent boyfriend when he learns of their pregnancy.

BLOCK 4 at 7:45 PM in Theater 4


No Stranger Pilgrims


Producer(s): Andres Rovira

Director(s): Andres Rovira

Writer(s): Andres Rovira

Cast & Crew: Andres Rovira (Editor)

Run Time: 27 minutes

Synopsis: In the remote desert commune of Slab City, a reunited father and son struggle to heal old wounds and unmask the secrets of the universe(s).



Producer(s): Kieran Valla, Alvaro Baquero, Daniel Marks, Levi Smock

Director(s): Kieran Valla

Writer(s): Kieran Valla, Levi Smock (co-writer)

Cast & Crew:  Alex Shaffer, Bill Sage, David Fierro, Erin Drake, Kevin Bigley, Kim Director, Matthew Shear, Sam Dillon, Rollin Hunt, Vanara Taing, Megan Spatz

Run Time: 97 minutes

Synopsis: Delinquent is the thrilling and dramatic exploration of a teenager’s struggle to manage the fall-out of a robbery gone wrong.

BLOCK 5 at 8:30 PM in Theater 3


Before the Fall


Producer(s): Kamelya Alexan

Director(s): Kamelya Alexan

Writer(s): Brian Soszynski

Cast & Crew: Brian Soszynski (Art Director, Production Designer), Cooper Hill, Emily Adams, John Mays, John Soszynski, Kristen Magee, Tim Caldwell, Megan Donnelly, Nickolas Talbot, Welson Youkhanna, San Zabinski, Adrian Anguiano, William Cox, Blake Lawrence, Justin Daughtery, Matt Russell, Michael Forrest, Tyler Roth, Billy Wikerson

Run Time: 12 minutes

Synopsis: In the midst of the American Civil War, a young boy named Thomas, determined to cure his dying mother, wanders into the woods motivated by a mythical story he was once told. It’s here that Thomas must decide the ultimate price he’s willing to pay for the life of someone he loves.

Open Concept


Producer(s): James Rustin, Dave Patten, Portia Doubleday

Director(s): Benjamin Sagaser

Writer(s): Benjamin Sagaser      

Cast & Crew: Camryn Grimes, Alan Arguelles

Run Time: 12 minutes

Synopsis: When newlyweds Mary and Todd discover something out of the ordinary in the back of their trunk while on the way to their honeymoon, they quickly learn that marriage is going to be anything, but a bed of roses.

The Muse Will Find You Working


Producer(s): Wade Koch

Director(s): Wade Koch

Writer(s): Wade Koch

Cast & Crew: Jane McElroySofia Chicorelli Serna

Run Time: 12 minutes

Synopsis: A fiction writer unravels while a hole in her wall grows.



Producer(s): Tobias LouieJohn Ramos

Director(s): Matthew Manson

 Writer(s): Matthew Manson       

Cast & Crew:

Run Time: 16 minutes

Synopsis: In 1991 – during a time of enormous racial strife – Daniel, a neurotic Jewish boy and Emefa, a brash Caribbean girl, become the unlikeliest of friends. When Daniel tries to take their relationship to the next level, Emefa is forced to choose between what’s right for her, and what her community demands.

Show Business


Producer(s): Clark Duke, Andrew Boonkrong

Director(s): Clark Duke

Writer(s): Clark Duke (co-writer), Andrew Boonkrong (co-writer)

Cast & Crew: Alessandra Torresani, Avital Ash, Brianne Howey, Christ Candy, Steven Weber, Andrew Santino, Chandler Duke, Erinn Hayes, Jon Daly, Kristen Bell, Robert Wuhl

Run Time: 21 minutes

Synopsis: A glimpse into the life of a somewhat successful actor and his friends and family.

Six Matches


Producer(s): Marietta Volynska

Director(s): Denis Agarkov

Writer(s): Denis Agarkov

Cast & Crew: Christopher Soren Kelly, Eric Roberts, Christian Martin, Hannah Telle, Egor Povolotskiy, Daniel Suett, Jeremy Pelsinski

Run Time: 22 minutes

Synopsis: Seasoned police inspector investigates the circumstances of a neurologist’s comatose state, resulting from a series of illegitimate experiments involving a neutrino generator.

Model Citizen


Producer(s): Jack Serino

Director(s): Matt Berman

Writer(s): Matt Berman       

Cast & Crew: Angie Everhart, Scott Michael Campbell, Costas Mandylor, Traci Lords, Eddie Jemison, Kelly Perine, Kevin Farley

Run Time: 26 minutes

Synopsis: As Angie Everhart’s modeling career implodes, she decides to leave Los Angeles and go home to support her father running for reelection as Mayor. When health reasons cause him to drop out, she ponders whether to run in his place.

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