LA Shorts Fest

SUNDAY - JULY 27 - 1:00 PM

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The Numberlys

Animation / USA / 11 min.

Friends 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 live in a world where there is no alphabet - only numbers. One day, they decide they want something different from their orderly, black-and-white world. They set out to create each letter of the alphabet and bring color,creativity and jellybeans to their world.

Director: William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg
Producer: Lampton Enochs, Trish Farnsworth-Smith
Writer: William Joyce
Cast: Joe Bluhm, Calvin O'Neal, Tyler

Action/Adventure / USA / 3 min.

Two street performers dream of bringing their "Picture and Sound Show"to life. When they discover a magical contraption inside an old theatre, they embark on a cinematic adventure of sight and sound, traveling through movie history to find the audience they always wanted.

Director: Limbert Fabian, Brandon Oldenburg
Producer: Lampton Enochs, Trish Farnsworth-Smith
Writer: Limbert Fabian, Brandon Oldenburg
Bug Salad

Animation / USA / 3 min.

Winston's intentions of being a good neighbor get side tracked when he's introduced to the addictive excitement of opening other people's mail.

Director: Carl Faruolo
Writer: Carl Faruolo
Cast: Tom Kenny, Carl Faruolo, Scott
By Request Pizza

Animation / USA / 3 min.

Petey the lemur finally gets the chance to let his 'pizza artistry' run wild when his narcissistic boss leaves Petey in charge of the restaurant for the day.

Director: Victor Courtright
Writer: Arica Tuesday, Mick Ignis, Doug Lieblich
Cast: Brent Popolozzio, Tara Strong, Nolan
Bear Wrestler

Animation / USA / 3 min.

Raised by bears and obsessed with wrestling, Patty and her bear brother, Bobo, put everything they've got into a homegrown, rollicking road show.

Director: Greg Franklin
Writer: Deanna Rooney
Cast: Ashley Johnson, Steve Little

Comedy / USA / 10 min.

An 8 year old boy will take extreme measures to get what he wants.

Director: David Henrie
Producer: Alonso Alvarez-Barreda, David Henrie
Writer: Alonso Alvarez-Barreda, David Henrie
The Present (Dir. Jacob Frey)

Animation / Germany / 4 min.

Jake spends most of his time playing videogames indoors until his mum decides to give him a present.

Director: Jacob Frey
Producer: Anna Matacz, Jacob Frey
Writer: Fabio Coala

Animation / Thailand / 8 min.

The Grey Cat, afraid of losing his final life, makes a deal with the devil and gets much more than he bargained for, and loses even more along the way.

Director: Chawalit Kaewmanee, Wanichaya Phraejunya
Producer: Somsaman Suponwich, Supawadee Krudsuk
Writer: Chawalit Kaewmanee, Wanichaya Phraejunya
Can't Touch This

Action/Adventure / South Africa / 5 min.

Octopus spots a tasty clam on a ledge in the ocean. Being a sneaky character he does his best to approach the clam unnoticed. This turns out to be much more challenging than Octopus expected as his tentacles and other things conspire to prevent him getting to the clam.

Director: Brent Dawes
Producer: Matthew Brown, Phil Cunningham
Writer: Brent Dawes
Irene Lee Girl Detective

Family / USA / 6 min.

Irene Lee, a seven year old girl detective, sets out to solve the case of the missing mysteries one boring Saturday afternoon.

Director: Yulin Kuang
Producer: Yulin Kuang
Writer: Yulin Kuang
The Magic Shoes

Drama / USA / 19 min.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1992, a nine-year-old Iranian boy wants to impress his new classmates with a pair of Air Jordan basketball shoes, thinking they will make him fly like Michael Jordan!

Director: Sahand Nikoukar
Producer: Sabrina Chammas, Eric Marshall
Writer: Sahand Nikoukar
Playground Politix

Musical / USA / 10 min.

When a group of girls meet resistance by a group of boys at the playground a dance battle for space ensues. After an array of one-ups in different styles of dance, the kids hear music from an ice cream truck in the distance. Suddenly, the battle is over.

Director: Doreen Spicer-Dannelly
Producer: Romell Foster-Owens, George Blake
Writer: Doreen Spicer-Dannelly
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