Filmmakers from across Washington have submitted their “short short” films and you’re invited to see the best of the best during the inaugural Shoreline Short Short Film Festival on Saturday, March 25 at 7:00pm in the state-of-the-art Shoreline Community College Theater.
The evening will showcase a juried selection of 3-10 minute films made by emerging and developing filmmakers working in our community. The top filmmakers will be honored with impressive Golden Sasquatch statues and other prizes, and you can vote for your favorite filmmaker to win the Viewer’s Choice Award!
Tickets are $20, parking is free, and popcorn, candy, soda, wine, and beer will be available for purchase. Don’t miss your opportunity to support up-and-coming filmmakers during this fun, community event!
This event is presented with support from Shoreline Community College, the City of Shoreline, City of Lake Forest Park, 4Culture, and individual donations from people like you.
2017 Selected Films:
(I Wanna Meet) Bill Nye
Directed by Amanda Drewniak
Written/performed by Jon Yoon
Amanda Drewniak is a multi-media artist, filmmaker,producer, and artistic curator, currently living in Seattle, Wa. She has artistic desire and passion, and an insatiable appetite to create. More at amandadrewniak.com
Andy At Night
Directed by Stephen Takashima
Staring Andy Pindelski
A quirky mini-doc about thrash metal and cubicles. Made with blood, sweat, metal and salt granules.
Dr. Canard (A Pilot Webisode)
Directed by John Jacobsen
Written by Bill Abelson
Staring Shawn Telford, Tracey Conway, Jessica Martin
Affable slacker Bryan Mallard wants to win back his ex-girlfriend Pam. When Bryan discovers Pam is desperately seeking therapy, he assumes a new identity as ace French shrink ‘Dr. Canard’! But can Canard convince Pam to be his client? And since his counseling ability is void as a doughnut hole, are his chances with her dead as a duck?
Directed by Carina Simmons and Tara Simmons
Written by Carina Simmons and Tara Simmons
Staring Tom Lees (voice)
An animated series following 6-year old Georgiana as she embarks on another mundane adventure, encountering the daily mishaps of life in the big city.
Directed by Neely Goniodsky
Written by Neely Goniodsky and Amelia Urry
Staring Meghan Riley (voice)
The Infinity Hotel is a place with an infinite number of rooms. When guests arrive, all other guests shift one room over in perpetual limbo. With one exception…
Directed and produced by Gracie Garnet
Cinematography by Tommy Tang
Jello Underground is a documentary short that introduces viewers to the unique and exciting world of underground jello wrestling. Chronicling a Seattle-based event that was founded in 2009 and continues to thrive with a dedicated fan base. Jello Underground is the only female-produced jello wrestling show in the world. Destroying preconceived notions with an epic and empowering presentation of high-octane athletic combat and stage theatrics. The film features wrestlers of varying backgrounds discussing public perception, how the event has impacted nightlife culture, and what it feels like to be a part of something so extraordinary. With cast interviews, tons of wrestling action, and an intimate look behind-the scenes. This is the first film directed by Gracie Garnet, a rising young talent from the Pacific Northwest.
Jimmy the Limo Driver
Directed & Written by Brendan Hickey
Staring Claude Brun, Brendan Hickey, Miles Whitworth, Alex Thiersch
Jimmy, a socially awkward teen, is challenged to a one on one duel after he accidentally runs over a martial arts trained bully’s cat.
Hickey is a 16-year-old filmmaker living in Seattle, Washington. This is his 3rd short film and he’s currently in production on his feature length debut. His films have won awards in Oregon, Washington, Vermont, Georgia, Missouri, Texas, and recently Alberta.
Light Thieves – Goon Years
Directed by Chris Mathews Jr
Future Colors focuses on the conflicting ideas of living for the moment versus wondering what the future holds. In a narrative fashion, the lyrics are a reflection of life moving forward, whether or not we are ready for it. Channeling a harmonious sound somewhere in the realm of The Dirty Projectors, Chris Mathews Jr. brings an astral display of vibrant colors and dreamy swirls with the video for “Goon Years”. Perhaps because Mathews also is responsible for the recording and mixing of the newest LP, the visuals flow organically with the fluid, mellow and yet still effervescent quality of the music, in symbiosis with its lyrics: “A nest of dreaming fools, just leave me with my eyes closed.”
Directed by Neely Goniodsky
Written by Benjamin Verdouse
Produced by Brick Lane Records and Northwest Film Forum
‘Night Walk’ illustrates the innards of a relationship of a couple living in New York. This is a somewhat autobiographical piece for the songwriter Benjamin Verdouse. The storyline for the film is from his recent album The One and The Other, set to the sound track of ‘Night Walk’
Directed by Tommy Tang
Produced by Bobby McCallen
An exploration of Seattle street art. We follow painters, stencilers, and taggers to find out what makes graffiti both empowering and controversial.
Ryan Caraveo – Real Right Now
Directed and Produced by Sam Cahill
Written by Ryan Caraveo
Music Video directed by Sam Cahill for Ryan Caraveo’s song “Real Right Now” off the album “Maybe They Were Wrong”.
When the Leaves Fall
Directed and Produced by Tommy Tang
Starting Timothy Mei, Isaac Mei, Juliet Dang, Sandra Geldenhuys-Scragg
A young boy tries to cure his brother’s terminal illness when he overhears the doctor.