Shoreline Short Short Film Festival

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General Admission: $20 (All ages)

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2020 Event Information Below

2019 Best Picture Winners for "(In Here) I Am God

The 4th Annual Shoreline Short Short Film Festival is coming to a Shoreline Community College Theater near you on Saturday, February 8, 2020!  All short films are made by Washington State filmmakers. 

Entries have been judged by an esteemed jury of local filmmakers and advocates, including Tony Doupe, SAG/AFTRA Actor and Shoreline Community College Film Department Professor, Vivian Hua, Executive Director at the Northwest Film Forum, Amy Lillard, Executive Director at Washington FilmWorks, and Zubi Mohammed, Supervising Producer at Magnussen Media Group. Accepted films will be screened during the single night festival on Saturday, February 8th in the state-of-the-art Shoreline Community College Theater and the best of the best will take home some cash prizes and a handmade Golden Sasquatch! ALL FILMS ARE UNRATED.

Best Picture– $500
Best Comedy – $250
Best Music Video – $250
Best Student Film – $250
General Category Award –  $250
People's Choice Award – $250

This event is presented with support from Jack Malek of Windermere, Shoreline Film Office, Shoreline Community College, the City of Shoreline, City of Lake Forest Park, and individual donations from people like you.

Schedule | First Half

6PM | Doors Open

7PM | Show Begins

  1. Witches Get Stitches by Matt Robinson
  2. The Spirit in the Woods by Thomas Hemmen
  3. Now It's Time To Rock by Melani Lyons, Aaron Samuels, and Lionel Flynn
  4. HALO by Jeff Schick
  5. Cuddle by John Helde and Constanze Villines - Mature Content
  6. A Dreamer's Melody by Kendra Ann Sherrill
  7. Lactose Intolerant by James Brammer
  8. Violin Tsunami by Michael McCoy and Julia McCoy

7:50PM | Intermission (20 Minutes)

Schedule | Second Half

8:10PM | Part Two Begins

  1. Second Shot by Anthony Marzano - Mature Content
  2. Black Champagne by Jeremiah Williams
  3. Blind Spot by Kira Sipler and T.K. Johnson - Mature Content
  4. Weasel by Tyler Roberts 
  5. South of Sound by Chris J. Cunningham and Lemolo
  6. Zealot by Kendall Yoder and Jack E.K. Collier
  7. Funny and Fearless: Amin Lakhani by Deborah Tahara
  8. Most Steps Ever by Nesib CB Shamah - Mature Content

9:10PM | Q & A with Filmmakers (We will collect People's Choice Ballots at this time)

9:25PM | Awards Ceremony 

9:40PM | FIN

// 2020 SELECTED FILMS //

Witches Get Stitches by Matt Robinson - Comedy

A coven of ancient witches begin to conjure a demon with a blood sacrifice... "But cutting myself HURRRRRTS! NO!"

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Second Shot by Anthony Marzano - General Category

A disgraced police officer seeking reprieve in the bottom of a bottle faces a stickup kid heading down the wrong path.

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The Spirit in the Woods by Thomas Hemmen - Student Film

A backpacker encounters a spirit in the woods beyond his understanding.

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Black Champagne by Jeremiah Williams - Music Video

Priestess Queen Suraya and Priest King Jamari are the leaders of the magical Nemanyo civilization and derive their powers from an ancient lotus flower that was brought to earth from their ancestors thousands of years ago. Envious of their sacred power and magic, the Nemanyo fall under siege by the Czar of Chezidak and his horde of militants. Left for dead, Suraya and Jamari rise from their war-torn sunken city to reclaim their power and set their beloved people free.

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Now It's Time To Rock by Melani Lyons, Aaron Samuels, and Lionel Flynn - Music Video

We shot this music video to promote our new musical "Summer School Rocks!" which premiered at Shoreline Community College Theater in 2019. "Now It's Time to Rock" is one of the songs from the musical. In this scene, the students have just discovered that their summer school teacher is a former rock star, and they take action to make their summer school experience much more interesting. Shot on location at Shoreline Community College.

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Blind Spot by Kira Sipler and T.K. Johnson - General Category

In midst a toxic relationship, Sara is tested when she has a different way of handling a deadly accident than her boyfriend, Brandon. A story of love, loss, and making the right choice even if it means losing everything.

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HALO by Jeff Schick - General Category

Transported into a life-like reality, an old man interacts with the last remaining memories of someone important from his past. Set in the not-so-distant future, HALO provides a glimpse into a world of possibilities around humanity’s advancements in neuroscience.

Weasel by Tyler Roberts - Comedy

Two girls stand up to a man who is "air groping" them at a bar.

Cuddle by John Helde and Constanze Villines - Comedy

CUDDLE is the story of Dina Razzano, a one-time actress who comes home to Seattle to reinvent herself. But starting over isn’t easy, especially when you’re the pioneer of a very new healing practice: cuddle therapy. At its core, CUDDLE is about one woman’s attempt to mend her life and find purpose - in the most unlikely way.

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South of Sound by Chris J. Cunningham and Lemolo - Music Video

Music video for the band - Lemolo. A strange game of musical chairs.

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A Dreamer's Melody by Kendra Ann Sherrill - General Category

A trip to the movie theater sparks a passion for a young girl and her shoes.

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Zealot by Kendall Yoder and Jack E.K. Collier - Student Film

Solomon tries to appease his God, and is willing to go to whatever extent in order to do so. Shot as a modern black and white silent film.

Lactose Intolerant by James Brammer - Student Film

A young girl experiences a rift in her normal routine causing her to find a cryptic note, pushing her curiosity and propelling her into a series of peculiar events.

Violin Tsunami by Michael McCoy, Julia McCoy, and Kishi Bashi - Music Video

This animated, hand-painted watercolor video for Kishi Bashi’s “Violin Tsunami” is an artistic depiction of the importance of learning from the past to make a better future. The album “Omoiyari” is a reflection on the current political atmosphere in the U.S. through the lens of the Japanese-American interment of WWII.

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Funny and Fearless: Amin Lakhani by Deborah Tahara - General Category

Get to know comedian Amin Lakhani, who finds comfort in dark humor and the Seattle comedy community to help him overcome challenges in living with muscular dystrophy.

Most Steps Ever by Nesib CB Shamah and James Allen Smith - General Category

Out on a hike, a woman finds herself participating in an unexpected workout routine.

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The film submission deadline has passed. Thanks to all the filmmakers who submitted their short films! 

The deadline to submit your short film is December 22, 2019 on Filmfreeway.com, all filmmakers must be working and/or living in the state of Washington in order to be eligible for this festival. Sorry to all other states!

Submission Opening: November 1, 2019

Submission Deadline: December 22, 2019

Notification: January 9, 2020

Event Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020

Submission Fee: $10 for Students, $15 for General 

Questions? Feel free to email Kevin at publicity@shorelinearts.net or give our office a call at 206.417.4645, we are open Mon-Thu 10am-5pm.