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2011 Film Listing

Film Info

Splitsville




United States
Comedy
00:15:02
Season:2011

Released:2006
Directed by
J. Bretton Truett
Written by
J. Bretton Truett and Craig Belanger
Produced by
Bess Wiley
Edited by
J. Bretton Truett

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 3rd Place Audience Choice


An exceptionally shitty day for one very pissed off guy.


Dinner for Four




United States
Drama, Thriller
00:06:21
Season:2011

Released:2010
Directed by
Nathan Carter
Written by
Christopher Madrigal
Produced by
Christopher Madrigal
Edited by
Andrew Lin

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 2nd Place Audience Choice


A pleasant dinner leads to a budding friendship between new neighbors.


Bad Neighbor




United States
Comedy
00:01:58
Season:2011

Released:2011
Directed by
Abel Mora
Written by
Nathan Brick
Produced by
Michael Dobson
Edited by
Mario Johnson

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 1st Place Brief


Everyone has that one neighbor. That neighbor that is always borrowing something and never bringing it back. This neighbor takes it to a whole new level.


Buster Jones: The Movie




United States
Comedy
00:05:12
Season:2011

Released:2010
Directed by
Dylan Hobor
Written by
Dylan Hobor
Produced by
Flax Glor, Dylan Hobor, Terry Hopkins, Robert Parham
Edited by
Flax Glor

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 1st Place Audience Choice


"Buster Jones: The Movie" details the adventures of an African-American minor league basketball star that is also trained in the martial arts. After his cousin Bootsy is murdered by weapons dealers from Asia, Buster finds himself thrown into a turbulent battle with an organized terrorist ring. These pursuits lead Buster to the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles where he finds himself plunged into the ultimate fight to save the fate of the free world.


Ashton Kutcher Sacrifice 4




United States
Documentary
00:01:13
Season:2011

Released:2009
Directed by
Judy Utah
Written by
Judy Utah
Produced by
Judy Utah
Edited by
Judy Utah

PSA sample "What Would You Do To Save The World", shamelessly masqueraded on YouTube as: 'Ashton Kutcher Sacrifice 4.' Asked 'What would you do to save the world,' Judy Utah roamed the streets and shops of Red Bluff for the answer.


B-Boy Dario




United States
Drama
00:02:34
Season:2011

Released:2010
Directed by
Mallory Schwartz
Written by
Mallory Schwartz
Produced by
Mallory Schwartz
Edited by
Mallory Schwartz

Short film made at NYU Film School and shot on 16 mm black and white reversal film. It's about a young boy whose tenacity, determination and pure love for breakdancing gets him to the top.


Barrier




Australia
Drama, SciFi, Action
00:13:32
Season:2011

Released:2005
Directed by
Sheldon Whittaker
Written by
Morgan Buchanan
Produced by
Sheldon Whittaker
Edited by
Sheldon Whittaker, Terry Shepherd

The year is 2439. In the Barrier Racing League elite teams compete to race prototype engines, drawing ever closer to breaking the elusive light speed barrier. Gallea Flynn (Claudia Christian), the famous race-master, has died. At her funeral, James Ngaio (Matthew Werkmeister) and veteran Barrier champion Dante Lau (Bruce Hopkins) must race to decide who will possess the rights to her ground-breaking cybernetic control system; the next step in light speed technology. But neither suspect that Gallea has plans that will push them both to their limits, and beyond.


Borders




United States
Drama
00:36:00
Season:2011

Released:2007
Directed by
Tyrel Ventura
Written by
Tyrel Ventura
Produced by
L. Jeffrey Moore
Edited by
Tyrel Ventura and L. Jeffrey Moore

An Iraq war vet, two gang bangers, and a washed up film director, collide in this gripping drama about revenge, redemption and running away from their demons.


Chikoko: Tronic




United States
Advertisement
00:09:13
Season:2011

Released:2011
Directed by
hoop
Written by
hoop and chikoko
Produced by
hoop and chikoko
Edited by
hoop

Chikoko fashion group spotlight video.


Enter The Detective




United States
Drama, Suspense
00:04:00
Season:2011

Released:2010
Directed by
Paul Hildebrandt
Written by
Paul Hildebrandt
Produced by
Paul Hildebrandt
Edited by
Paul Hildebrandt

"Enter The Detective" was my entry and finalist in the "Beyond The Still" short film contest put on my Canon and Vimeo. The way the contest worked, is that one still image was provided and a director made a movie from that image. Then he ended his short with another image which was picked up in the next film, and so on. There were 8 chapters total, my film was a finalist out of 5 chosen as a possible Chapter 4.


False Dawn




United States
Drama, Suspense
00:05:00
Season:2011

Released:2010
Directed by
Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb
Written by
Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb
Produced by
Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb
Edited by
Popeye Theophilus Barrnumb

"False Dawn" is a short film that is based on a version created for the Vimeo "The Story Beyond The Still" film contest. It is a drama with a spy-like-genre and science fiction overtones.


Fray




United States
Drama
00:20:11
Season:2011

Released:2010
Directed by
Shawn Dyer
Written by
Shawn Dyer
Produced by
James Smith
Edited by
Shawn Dyer

Lewis has found the love of his life. Everything is going great until one day life as he knows it begins to fray.


Girl With Gun




United States
Drama, Thriller
00:15:00
Season:2011

Released:2005
Directed by
Russ Emanuel
Written by
Emile Haris
Produced by
Russ Emanuel, Emile Haris, Lisa O'Dell
Edited by
Emile Haris

"Girl With Gun" is a film about Gwen Hunter, whose best friend Mitzi and on-and-off love Dan thinks she is an ordinary 20-something working woman. In reality, she is the Nightingale, an assassin who helps the innocent when they cannot help themselves. However, her double life leads her to contemplate whether it is worth it, having come so close to death only earlier that morning while on assignment, wondering whether she should just settle down with Dan to lead a normal life like Mitzi's.


Headphone Party




United States
Comedy
00:01:59
Season:2011

Released:2011
Directed by
Michael Dobson
Written by
Michael Dobson
Produced by
Nathan Brick
Edited by
Mario Johnson

Group of friends throws a dance party at a guys house. The catch is the guy is upstairs sleeping and they don't want to wake him. Luckily technology is on their side and they are able to party it up without waking him.


Help Wanted




United States
Comedy, Horror, Thriller
00:18:55
Season:2011

Released:2009
Directed by
Waylon Bacon
Written by
Waylon Bacon
Produced by
Noah Nelson and Amy McDonald
Edited by
Richard Penrod

James is a fresh faced college graduate applying for his first job at a large warehouse. He is horrified to discover that employees are sent out to kill hookers, homeless and immigrants for processing, dismemberment and eventual shipping. However, health insurance is provided


Letting Go




United States
Drama
00:17:42
Season:2011

Released:2011
Directed by
Darren Helton
Written by
Darren Helton
Produced by
Keith Bratton
Edited by
Darren Helton

The story is about a young woman who struggles to make peace with her past while her perception between reality and dreams becomes blurred. It also is a short essay on how dreams and the physicality of film play an essential role in our life.


Little Boba




United States
Comedy
00:07:49
Season:2011

Released:2009
Directed by
Scott Brown
Written by
Scott Brown
Produced by
Scott Brown
Edited by
Scott Brown

The seller of a very rare and expensive comic book has devised a somewhat unorthodox way of making sure that it lands in the right hands.


Los Otros




United States
Drama
00:15:00
Season:2011

Released:2011
Directed by
Eric Toledo & Wyatt Smith
Written by
Eric Toledo
Produced by
Eric Toledo & Wyatt Smith
Edited by
Eric Toledo & Wyatt Smith

The Others


Ralphie




United States
Drama
00:10:55
Season:2011

Released:2009
Directed by
James Smith
Written by
Shawn Dyer
Produced by
James Smith
Edited by
James Smith and Shawn Dyer

Ralphie is the story of a man who lives life on his own terms.  He shares his unique perspective on life and the world while resisting Society's pressures.  Spend some time in his shoes as undergoes the trials he faces daily.


Ralphie II




United States
Drama
00:25:00
Season:2011

Released:2011
Directed by
James Smith
Written by
Shawn Dyer
Produced by
James Smith
Edited by
James Smith and Shawn Dyer

Ralphie is Back!!  Ralphie, an extreme independent who values his privacy will have to face his fears and the truth that everyone needs friends!!


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