Adrianne Palicki, Rob Morrow and OSCAR winner Ben Proudfoot were among the stars attending the glitzy HollyShorts Film Festival Opening in Los Angeles

This year the HollyShorts red carpet was held just below the steps to the Dolby where the OSCAR’s are held each year, undoubtably the best spot to showcase the filmmaker’s and stars attending this premiere film festival’s opening night. A whole host of beautiful stars were in attendance including Lisette Olivera who stars in Disney’s brand new National Treasure, actress and model Adrianne Palicki, EMMY … Continue reading Adrianne Palicki, Rob Morrow and OSCAR winner Ben Proudfoot were among the stars attending the glitzy HollyShorts Film Festival Opening in Los Angeles

TRIBECA – Andy Vallentine’s LGBT live-action short film THE LETTER MEN touching on forbidden love to world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

Director Andy Vallentine’s THE LETTER MEN stars Garrett Clayton (NBC’s Hairspray Live!) and Matthew Postlethwaite (Netflix’ Peaky Blinders).  This true story has been selected by Tribeca Film Festival, where it will receive its world premiere. THE LETTER MEN is based on the real love letters written by Gordon Bowsher to his sweetheart, Gilbert Bradley. Their love letters were exchanged between the years of 1938 and 1941 but were uncovered … Continue reading TRIBECA – Andy Vallentine’s LGBT live-action short film THE LETTER MEN touching on forbidden love to world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

FRAUD Director Zen Pace “Both Shira and Andre are full, complicated human beings, and both Dana and Babak were able to bounce off each other and create layered meaning within the story”

Director Zen Pace’s debut narrative short FRAUD starring Dana Aliya Levinson (STARZ’s American Gods) and Babak Tafti (Showtime’s Super Pumped), subverts the crime thriller genre by centering marginalized characters grappling with identity, love, and immigrant experiences. Levinson also wrote this timely tale. The Tribeca Film Festival is FRAUD’s World Premiere and the film is screening in competition. First of all I would like to congratulate … Continue reading FRAUD Director Zen Pace “Both Shira and Andre are full, complicated human beings, and both Dana and Babak were able to bounce off each other and create layered meaning within the story”

THE WAKE Director Luis Gerard “I read about the number of mass shootings in the US, so I thought of writing a film that revolved around the subject, but I wanted to do it from a different angle, a simpler one.”

Luis Gerard‘s THE WAKE shares the story of a young deaf boy Martin (played by Zander Colbeck-Bhola) who looks up to his older brother and follows him, even at times when he shouldn’t. Zander Colbeck-Bhola comes from a large deaf family. All the cast learnt sign language for this film. This is truly an amazing film. What was the inspiration behind this timely short? I wrote … Continue reading THE WAKE Director Luis Gerard “I read about the number of mass shootings in the US, so I thought of writing a film that revolved around the subject, but I wanted to do it from a different angle, a simpler one.”

Jerry Hoffmann’s “I AM” Examines the Relationship Between Humans and Our Ever-Growing Relationship With Technology

I AM is a short film by German director Jerry Hoffmann. It explores the necessity of human connection in a world that is growing increasingly more isolated. The topics of isolation and loneliness are well known to most; especially following the global pandemic. Hoffman expands on these concepts with great skill. The film follows the story of a woman, Noé, and a robot, Ela, whom … Continue reading Jerry Hoffmann’s “I AM” Examines the Relationship Between Humans and Our Ever-Growing Relationship With Technology