HSFF 2022 FILM REVIEW – P.J. Palmer’s North Star starring Emmy Nominee Colman Domingo – A rural rancher and his sick husband face discrimination and poverty in this heart wrenching short film

Oscar Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival’s NORTH STAR is a 2022 drama short film written and directed by P.J. Palmer and is based off of his own experience of being in a same-sex, multi-racial relationship. This thirty minute movie has already won a dozen awards, some of the most noteworthy being Best Narrative, and Best Performance at the Walla Walla Film Festival, Best Narrative Short at … Continue reading HSFF 2022 FILM REVIEW – P.J. Palmer’s North Star starring Emmy Nominee Colman Domingo – A rural rancher and his sick husband face discrimination and poverty in this heart wrenching short film

HSFF 2022 FILM REVIEW – MOSHARI, a post-apocalyptic film about two sisters seeking to survive in a world overrun by blood-sucking nocturnal creatures

HollyShots Oscar-Qualifying Film Festival’s MOSHARI is a 22 minute long horror short that follows two bengali sisters struggling to survive amidst a post-apocalyptic world overrun with vampire-like creatures. Up and coming talented writer/director Nuhash Humayun ( who has recently been signed by CAA and Anonymous Content)  chose the film’s namesake moshari (or mosquito net) from his native Bengali language. A trailblazer in the industry, Humayun’s … Continue reading HSFF 2022 FILM REVIEW – MOSHARI, a post-apocalyptic film about two sisters seeking to survive in a world overrun by blood-sucking nocturnal creatures

Sean Cronin’s GIVE THEM WINGS – The true story of a disabled man’s journey

GIVE THEM WINGS is an important film that encourages the audience to reexamine what it means to live with a disability, and the difficulties this minority group must overcome while also promoting acceptance of others despite our differences. Sean Cronin’s second feature entitled GIVE THEM WINGS British feature was inspired by the autobiography Paul Hodgson: Give them Wings which details the life of disabled Darlington … Continue reading Sean Cronin’s GIVE THEM WINGS – The true story of a disabled man’s journey

THE SHUROO RETREAT; A film about a disgraced journalist who confronts her past and exposes sham shaman

Emrhys Cooper’s directorial debut THE SHUROO RETREAT is a  comedy-drama feature inspired by true events. This film is written and produced by Emrhys Cooper and Donal Brophy, who have recently launched the production company Idyllwild Pictures. Zachary Quinto and Jamie Moss are working alongside them as executive producers. This movie features an outstanding cast with Fiona Dourif, Olivia Sui, Donal Brophy, Tommy Dorfman, Emrhys Cooper, … Continue reading THE SHUROO RETREAT; A film about a disgraced journalist who confronts her past and exposes sham shaman

HOLLYSHORTS 2022 – HollyShorts are celebrating their 18th year with an all-star line-up including James Franco, recent Emmy Nominee Colman Domingo, June Squibb and more

18th Annual Oscar-Qualifying® HollyShorts Film Festival Reveals its Diverse 2022 Line-up Some of the stars and filmmakers featured this year include Academy Award Nominee® James Franco, Golden Globe and Grammy Nominee Wiz Khalifa, Emmy Nominee Colman Domingo, Rosario Dawson, Nina Dobrev, Penn Badgley, Emmy Award-winner Brian Cox, Academy Award nominee June Squibb, SAG Winner Zachary Levi and more. Screening from August 11-20th, 2022 Los Angeles, CA (July 21st, 2022) — The Oscar® Qualifying HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL returns … Continue reading HOLLYSHORTS 2022 – HollyShorts are celebrating their 18th year with an all-star line-up including James Franco, recent Emmy Nominee Colman Domingo, June Squibb and more