The true life story of an immigrant journey from Venezuela
to Los Angeles with a Hollywood dream that came true.
Director: Jeff Chan
Producer: Andrew Rhymer, Matt Campbell
Writer: Jeff Chan, Hernan de Beky
Cast: Michael Ocampo, Ursula Burton, Hernan de Beky
Documentary / USA / 7 min.
This short documentary charts both the history of a
little barn where Cecil B DeMille shot the first feature film in
Hollywood, "The Squaw Man" (1914) as well as the history of
Hollywood Heritage- the historic preservation group that
galvanized from their mission to save the barn from
Director: Kevin Jordan
Producer: Kevin Jordan, Richard Adkins
Writer: Richard Adkins
Cast: Fran Offenhauser, Christy McAvoy, Richard Adkins
Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber
Documentary / USA / 6 min.
Executive produced by Elizabeth Banks, "Yours Sincerely, Lois
Weber" examines the achievements of the highest paid silent film
director at Universal in 1916, a woman by the name of Lois Weber.
It is told through the fictionalized character of a young magazine
photographer who hopes to impress her.
Director: Svetlana Cvetko
Producer: David Scott Smith
Writer: Lisa DiTrolio, David Scott Smith
Cast: Elizabeth Banks, Anne Brochet, Cristina
Sci-Fi / USA / 15 min.
Against all odds, Sophia Baker just scored her dream interview at the
world-famous Semaphore Animation Studios - who'd have thought a
fan edit of one of their hit films could land her a shot at a job? But
when she meets arch, mysterious executive Anne Palladon, she soon
learns all is not as she expects behind the curtain. Every instinct
Sophia has ever had about art in filmmaking is about to be
A shy movie fan must overcome his confidence issues when he and
his crush, the theater concession stand girl, are pulled into a 1930s
adventure film by its fiery heroine.
Director: Erik Carlson
Producer: Lily Marroquin, Robert Stronger
Writer: Erik Carlson
Cast: Kevin Mitchell, Sami Stumman, Krystal O’Connor
Documentary / USA / 11 min.
Two friends stumble upon a unique and valuable piece of motion
picture history in Omaha, Nebraska.
Director: Adam Roffman
Producer: Adam Roffman
Writer: Adam Roffman
Everyday Performance Artists
Drama / United Kingdom / 15 min.
Starring Shia LaBeouf, James Norton, Gemma Chan and
Nathan Stewart-Jarratt, "Everyday Performance Artists" is a vibrant, mischievous and playful British short
film from critically acclaimed writer/ director Polly Stenham
(Neon Demon) and wunderkind novelist Adam Thirlwell.
It is produced by Josh Hyams, Michael Winterbottom's
frequent collaborator, for Revolution Films.
Director: Polly Stenham
Producer: Josh Hyams
Writer: Adam Thirlwell