Movies | Film
PSYCH 202The Burning House, Scott Ross and Karl BeyerWorld PremiereUSA / 2013 / 17 min / DCP / EnglishA fictional parody of a real-life blog (theburninghouse.com), this short comedy tells the story of a cursed young hipster who is forced to flee his home and survive on the streets of Philadelphia using nothing but an armload of vintage and designer knick-knacks.Screenplay: Karl Beyer and Scott Ross / Cinematographer: Drew Saracco / Composer: Evan Younger / Principal Cast: Sean Close, Amanda Blank, Rose Luardo, Marie Laure, Michael Broussard / Contact: email@example.com www.scottandkarl.tv @scottandkarl facebook.com/scottandkarlKarl Beyer (25) and Scott Ross (26) are Philadelphia-based directors who have made dozens of music videos and short films together. They share a deep love for low-budget, experimental cinema and BBC television comedies.The Cutlass, Darisha Beresford U.S. Premiere
Trinidad and Tobago / 2013 / 12 min / BluRay / EnglishBased on true events, THE CUTLASS is a dramatic thriller set in the jungles of Trinidad and tells the story of a young woman who falls into the grasp of a dangerous sociopath. She finds herself isolated and mustering the courage to emotionally battle the unsettled mind of her abductor.Screenplay: Teneille Newallo / Producers: Darisha Beresford, Teneille Newallo, Drew Umland, Luke Paddington, Brent Webster / Cinematographer: Ian Bloom / Editor: Drew Umland / Art Director: Drew Umland / Principal Cast: Lisa Hirschmann & Arnold Goindhan / Contact: Darisha Beresford: (305) 984-1375, firstname.lastname@example.org thecutlassmovie.com facebook.com/thecutlassmovie?fref=tsDarisha has over twelve years experience as a producer and director, working on award-winning German, Caribbean and American films, commercials and television series. Darisha is co-owner of Zaftik Studios in South Florida, producing award winning creative.Goodfriends, Jerod Ra’Del Hollyfield East Coast Premiere
USA / 2013 / 10 min / DCP / EnglishBilly, a grocery bagger with cerebral palsy, has no problem using others’ sympathy to get his way. Unlike Del, his coworker with Williams Syndrome, he avoids genuine relationships. However, when Billy becomes obsessed with a waitress, he must confront his delusions and the aftermath of his manipulative behavior.
Screenplay: Jonathan Sykes, Jerod Ra’Del Hollyfield / Producers: Jonathan Sykes, Jerod Ra’Del Hollyfield, Jaye Sarah Davidson / Cinematographer: Kyle Bart Reid / Editor: D. Van McLean / Production Designer: Caroline Russell / Principal Cast: Trey Anderson, Caroline Hebert, Kara Jackson, Aaron Killian, Joel Walker / Contact: Jerod Ra’Del Hollyfield www.noisyphilistine.com @goodfriendsfilm facebook.com/goodfriendsfilm
Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield teaches film and English at Western Kentucky University. He writes for the film and media blog, The Noisy Philistine (www.noisyphilistine.com), publishes in academic journals, and makes films set in Appalachia and on the Gulf Coast.Second Kiss, Robbie Norris Florida Premiere
USA / 2013 / 9 min / HDCam / EnglishA drunken hookup turns disastrous as childhood crushes Heather and Jeff are forced to endure the morning after with her family.
Screenplay: Robbie Norris / Producers: Mary Beth Minthorn and Grayson Ross / Cinematographer: Matt Mitchell / Editor: Jacob LaMendola and Vincent Welch / Production Designer: Laura Miller / Principal Cast: Bobby Olsen, Caitlin Mehner, Helen Rogers, Amy Young and Janice Mann / Contact: Robbie Norris email@example.com robbienorris.com/Second-Kiss @robbienorris.com/Second-Kiss https://www.facebook.com/secondkissmovie
Robbie is very excited to screen at FLIFF. His previous film Abbie Cancelled was at Sundance, won Best Short at Big Apple Film Fest and screened at over 25 festivals. Robbie has won multiple awards for his commercial directing work at MTV and NBC, where he recently wrote and directed the Samsung Galaxy S4 "Future Psych" ad campaign. Robbie directs and edits music videos and writes/produces all of the music for his electro-powerpop band Turbotronics. Social Media Anonymous, Jason Berger Florida Premiere
USA / 2012 / 6 min / DVD / EnglishSocial Media Anonymous is a short satire about how addicted we are to various forms of social media. Set in a support group for social media abusers, the short pokes fun at the problems that arise from posting too much on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Screenplay: Cindy Kaplan & Mike Rainey / Producers: Corey Moss, Peter Principato, Paul Young, Jason Berger, Amy Laslett, Mark Marraccini, Tiffany Moore / Cinematographer: Topher Osborn / Editor: Monet Malek / Cast: Billy Merritt, Christen Sussin, Googey Gress, Lindsey Gort, Rachel Germaine / Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org www.kidsatplaymedia.com @thekidsatplay facebook.com/pages/Kids-at-Play-MediaJason Berger is the founder, executive producer, and director at Kids at Play, a production company that has produced documentaries, television, and digital series for companies including AMC, Yahoo!, Electus, Funny or Die, Purina, and Intel. He previously worked at Red Skies Entertainment (now Asylum) and Fox Sports Net.Sock Monkey Stories, Marcus Wolf World Premiere
USA / 2013 / 18 min / DVD / EnglishThree intrepid sock monkeys must search for a loved one who has disappeared. On their difficult journey, they overcome obstacles and meet strange and magical sock monkeys from faraway lands. A delightful children’s dramedy.Screenplay: Marcus Wolf / Producers: Marcus Wolf, Jennifer A. Wheatley-Wolf (assoc. prod.), Editor: Marcus Wolf / Principal Cast: Patrick Ian McConnell, Mollie Wheatley, Scott D. Morrow, Sherry Audette Morrow, Jennifer A. Wheatley-Wolf / Contact: Marcus Wolf Whispers Of Life, Florian Halbedl East Coast Premiere Canada / 2013 / 11 min / BluRay / English In this magical story about the interdependence of imagination and survival, Tom, a gay teenager, is threatened by a bully’s homophobic words. As Tom sits in angst on his park bench, a stranger named Charles suddenly appears next to him. Charles strikes up a conversation with Tom that forever alters the course of his future and life. Screenplay: Florian Halbedl / Producers: Joshua M. Ferguson / Cinematographer: George Campbell / Editor: Mike Banas / Composer: Craig Richey / Production Designer: Joshua M. Ferguson / Principal Cast: Travis Nelson, Patrick Gilmore, Aaron Rota, Veronica Jeske / Contact: email@example.com www.whispersoflife.com twitter.com/florianhalbedl facebook.com/WhispersofLifeFilm Born and raised in Switzerland, Halbedl received his BA in Film Studies at Western University and began his professional career in Vancouver, Canada, as part of the assistant director teams, on Percy Jackson, Once Upon a Time and Gareth Edward’s Godzilla.
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