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Title: Shorts Showcase 1
Duration: 93 mins, followed by live Q&A
* indicates filmmakers will be in-house for Q&A
Extinction of The Saber-Toothed House-Cat – Damon Wong, RI
Gilded Age Gladiator – Brad Lambert & Rob Benica, NC*
The Forest – Steven Summers, IL
Vanity – Jim Bushfield, OR
Intercambios – Brian Aramayo, AK
The Old Flame - Anita Drieseberg, CA
Factory Girl - Jack Ofield, CA
Recess – Bradley Montesi, TX
40 Years - Russell Appleford, UK
Escape Of The Gingerbread Man!!! – Tod Polson, WY
Title: Shorts Showcase 2
Duration: 95 mins, followed by Q&A
*indicates filmmaker will be present for Q&A
Worlds Apart - Michael Zachary Huber, CA
Daydream - Lysandra Petersson, CA
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE! Three daydreamers take leave of their ordinary lives after meeting an impish stranger.
Man and Raven - Olga Brio, CANADA
2D Animation. What does it take to invent something that will change your life? A companion who you might never see thereafter.
Out of Step – Lynn Estomin, PA*
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE! Experimental live-action. Interpretations of the personal stories by four female veterans dealing with the fog of war.
To Each His Own – Chase Smith, CA
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE! Live-action. A novelist (Walter) interviews one of the last people (Henry) to see a girl alive.
We Are Augustines – “Chapel Song” - Matthew Mills, NY
Music video. A beautiful and simple concept for an equally gorgeous song. This one is for the lovers.
The Cycle of Life - Gerald Guthrie, IL
US PREMIERE! CGI Animation. A solitary figure walks forward through a line of inexplicable machines; approaching, absorbing & moving on.
The Lighthouse - Po Chou Chi, CA
Oliver’s Treasure – Chuck Grieb, CA
CGI Animation. Stumbling into the king’s receiving room, Sir Oliver eludes his pursuers, but finds the old monarch’s crown was left forgotten.
The Death of Johnny Forceps - Timothy David Orme, ID
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE! Live-action. When the town myth dies, police interview people who knew him to try to paint the picture of his life.
Liam & Ben - William Casey, TX
Live-action. Two young brothers, through their ridiculous imagination of fighting veggie-monsters and pirate-aliens, are only stopped by each other.
나를 잊지 말아요 (Remember O’ Goddess) - Yoon Jung Lee, PA*
Live-action. In the middle of the night, one man arrives at a police station to report a missing person: himself.
Title: Shorts Showcase 3
Duration: 94 mins, followed by Q&A
*indicates filmmaker will be present for Q&A
Portland Cello Project – ‘Denmark’ – Daniel Fickle, OR
Becoming Tina - Eddie Lebron, NY*
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE! Live-action drama. 23 and unemployed, Janet turns to an old college friend who recommends she takes on a new career: escorting.
Ten Paces - Ryan Paimieri, CA
US PREMIERE! Live-action thriller. A man’s future rests in the hands of a duel.
City of Murals – Ricky Rose, FL
Documentary. This film traces the history of the inventive and unique Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia.
Stuffer – Nathan Crooker, AL*
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE! Live-action drama. A female Sgt. returns from the Afghanistan to her family fearing they will foreclose on their home. But she comes home with a secret…
I’m in Love with Kimberly Johnson – Adam Johns, FL
Like any 10-year-old boy with a crush, Andy has a plan to win her heart: stuffed animals. But Andy isn’t your average 10-year-old…
Jacob and Death – David Updike, PA
Live action dark comedy. Having failed at living, will Jacob be any better at dying? One thing stands in his way-Death has high standards.
The gripping tale of a fictional group of crystal meth users trapped in a torrent of violence, deceit, paranoia, and passion, who must either leap from the careening roller coaster or ride it to its nightmarish end.
Screening with the short:
Project Twenty1′s “Brain Destroyer” Opening Night
Thursday, September 29, 2011, 9:30 – 2 am
Drinkers West (Map)
3900 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
FREE ENTRY with Project Twenty1 All-Access Pass or COLLEGE ID – $10 at the door without
The secret element is…start with a crash. So crash into Drinkers West at Project Twenty1′s wildest Brain Destroyer Opening Night Party, in celebration of college, film, animation, and fun. Bring your Festival lanyards* or your college ID for NO COVER. (*You must pick up your lanyards BEFORE the party at the International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street, Sept 29, between 12pm-8 pm)
Enjoy EPIC specials (See, this is why we don’t host workshops or screenings until noon:):
$2.50 Bud Light Drafts – $3 Soco ‘n Lime Shots – $3 Cuervo Shots – $2 PBR – $1 Rolling Rock Ponies – $5.50 Three Olives + Red Bull Bombs
$1 Tacos — $.45 Wings – $.75 Miller High Life’s (until Midnight) — $2 Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Shots & Three Olives Dude Shots & $5 House Pitcher (10pm to Midnight)