Friday, August 12, 2005

Update on the HollyShorts Film Festival

We've received this press release from Theo Dumont, Co-Founder of the HollyShorts Film Festival. The event kicks off this weekend. Here's the release:

The organizers of the inaugural HollyShorts, Short Film Festival have announced the schedule of short films that will be showcased August 13 and 14 at The Space Theatre in Hollywood. The event, which will showcase 22 short films 30-minutes or less including, shorts from the U.S., UK, Poland, Canada and Thailand. The festival will kickoff with Y Nada Mas, a 19 minute short film from writer/director Justin Liberman, which debuted at the Tribeca film festival earlier this year and will close with Husk, a 27 minute short film from Brett Simmons, which was featured at Sundance. The opening night party for the event will take place at The Bungalow Club on Melrose.

"We are thrilled to present the brightest work from up and coming directors and writers," said festival co-founder Dan Sol. "Art is coming back to Hollywood, and we are looking forward to making HollyShorts an annual gathering, where the filmmakers can have their masterpieces showcased in front of their industry peers."

For our full interview with Theo Dumont please click here, Theo Dumont Interview and scroll down.

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