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HOLLYSHORTS ANNOUNCES 2011 WINNERS

On the heels of the most successful HollyShorts Film Festival to date with standing room screenings and first ever indie film summit, HollyShorts Announces dates for 2012 Fest:  The festivities will take place-August 9-16, 2012.   HollyShorts starts accepting submissions for 2012 starting December 1, 2011.

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The 7th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival wrapped with a standing room only awards ceremony at the Geisha House in Hollywood live-streamed courtesy of Dyal Productions and hosted by Actress Sheila Shah.

 The HollyShorts Best Overall Short Film prize, which took home a $10,000 in post production and finishing services package from Company 3, went to

"Mrs. Peppercorn's Magical Reading Room" by Mike Le Han.

The HollyShorts Best Director Award which wins a $10,000 post production and finishing services package from Company 3, went to Christian Swegal, Director of "Stasis."

Below please find the list of the announced winners.

 

· Best Short Film Shot in Los Angeles-"John Doe"-Shawnette Heard

Film LA/Film Works Permit Package- Permit Fee waived for next film.

Prize package from Paramount Studios. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

 

· Best Student Short Film-"Goldenbox" by Matt MacDonald

$5K camera package from Martini Crew BookingBooks: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Showbiz Store and Café Future Filmmaker Award-Jacob Chase, "Patient Zero"

Bundle Prize package from Showbiz Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Webisode- "CLUBSCENE: The Bartender" by Adriano Valentini

Mobile Distribution deal. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best International- "ColourBleed" by Peter Szewczyk

Digital subscription for Script Magazine. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Family-"Me and The Chef" - Shedrack Anderson

Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Horror- "Nowhere Road" by Benjamin Dynice

Bundle prize pack from Showbiz Store and Café. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Narrative- "Augenblicke" by Martin Bargiel

Final Draft Gift Certificate for Scripwriting Software 8 and one digital subscription for Script Magazine. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Documentary-"The Vacuum Kid" by Katherine Mahalic

Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Cinematography-"Dissection of a Storm" by Alvaro Martín Blanco

Wins Moviola Sony F3/Zeiss camera package. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Drama-"Sold" by John Irwin

$5K Short Film Post Production Award from Greenhouse Studios. Includes offline edit suite, HD color correction, poster. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Comedy-"Bear Force One" by Andy Mogren

Moviola Editorial training package worth more than $9500 Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Editing and VFX-"Stasis" by Christian Swegal

Final Draft Gift Certificate for Scripwriting Software 8 and one digital subscription for Script Magazine. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Actor-David Dastmalchian-"Double Black"

Digital subscription for Script Magazine.Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Actress- Grace Huang "Blood Traffic"

10 Hours of free entertainment legal counsel from the Law Offices of Paul Bautista

Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Animation-"Photographs" by Brendan Clogher

Adobe Software Prize package. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Music/Sound-"Sugartown" by JT Mollner

MY LLC Prize package Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Honorable Mention-"5 Second Short Films"

Final Draft Gift Certificate for Scripwriting Software 8 and one digital subscription for Script Magazine. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Honorable Mention-"Pillow Talk" John Wynn

Final Draft Gift Certificate for Scripwriting Software 8 and one digital subscription for Script Magazine. Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Commercial-"Levi's Post-Mortem" By Ezra Stanley

$5,000 post production and finishing services package from Company 3

Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

  
· Best Music Video-WhoMadeWho "Every Minute Alone" by William Stahl

$5,000 post production and finishing services package from Company 3

Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Director-Christian Swegal, Director of "Stasis"

$10,000 post production and finishing services package from Company 3

Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

· Best Short Film- "Mrs. Peppercorn's Magical Reading Room" by Mike Le Han

$10,000 post production and finishing services package from Company 3

Books: Independent Film Producing, The Outsiders Guide by Paul Bautista; How Not to Make a Short Film by Roberta Munroe.

 

  

Audience Choice Winners Below: 

Friday- 12pm : Great American Pigeon Race- Diane Namm
Friday- 2:30pm : St. Christophours: Roadkill- Gregor Erler
Friday- 5pm : 6 Women- Arani Sen
Friday- 7:30pm : The Notice- Sonny Saito
Friday- 10pm : Nowhere Road- Benjamin Dynice

 

Saturday- 12pm : Me and The Chef- Shedrack Anderson
Saturday- 2:30pm : Sugartown- JT Mollner
Saturday- 5pm : Certified- Luka Asa Guidici
Saturday- 7:30pm : SPICE IT UP!- Feodor Chin
Saturday- 10pm : Bear Force One- Andy Mogren

 

Sunday- 12pm : The Room At The Top Of The Stairs- Briony Kidd
Sunday- 2:30pm : Apocalypse Story- Jeffrey P. Nesker
Sunday- 5pm : The House I Keep- Jhene Erwin, Jennifer Little
Sunday- 7:30pm : John Doe- Shawnette Heard       

Sunday- 10pm : Psycho Therapy- Lucas Cody Garcia

 

Monday- 12pm : Bisiquilet- Charles Fatur
Monday- 2:30pm : The Red Room- JT Mollner
Monday- 5pm : The Barber of Birmingham- Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin
Monday- 7:30pm : Text Message: A Love Story- Lindsay Rosenberg
Monday- 10pm : The Maiden and the Princess- Ali Scher

 

Tuesday- 12pm : Good Men- Brian Connors
Tuesday- 2:30pm :TXT- Josiah Bultema, Kyle Gibertson, Sara
Tuesday- 5pm : Freaky Old Man- Imani Shakur
Tuesday- 7:30pm : Pillow Talk- John Wynn
Tuesday- 10pm : Mobsters Episode 4: 'Carmine or Brian?'- Jeremy Foley

 

Wednesday- 12pm : Street Pillow or The Sidewalk Sleep- Charles Q. Drexler
Wednesday- 2:30pm :The Fantasy- Kate Mitchell
Wednesday- 5pm : Thief- Julian Higgins
Wednesday- 10pm : Karim- Carl Seaton

 

Thursday- 12pm : Byron- Yolande Geralds
Thursday- 2:30pm :The Novel- Paolo Licata
Thursday- 5pm : Wanting Alex- Chris Akers
Thursday- 7:30pm :  The Long Journey Home- John H. Wan

 

We would like to give a big thank you to all of the HollyShorts sponsors for making this year's festival even possible.

HollyShorts thanks: Company 3,Showbiz Software, Encore, Moviola, Dyal Productions, Final Draft, Adobe, Film LA, H Magazine, Inktip, Leblon, Yelp!, Shorts HD,Film Courage, Paul Battista, Film Festivals APP, SLS Hotel, Martini Crew Booking, Advantage Video Systems, Philippe Catering, 22 Entertainment, RentFoodBroke.com and Celebrity Suites LA. 

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