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The  3rd Georgia Shorts Film Festival Fall 2019  event will take place November 10, 2019 in Atlanta.  75+ Short  Films from 30+ US States and 20+ countries will screen for one day  at the Wild Heaven West End Brewery and Gardens. Tickets for this event are available on Eventbrite. Any dollar amount that you spend your tickets, helps to support the venue rental fees for this event. Your purchase also gives international and Georgia based filmmakers an opportunity to screen the newest Independent Short Films on the Film Festival Circuit for the Atlanta Audience. Most of these films, have never screened in the state of Georgia. Please join us for this Short Film experience. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and please use #GeorgiaShortsFilmFestival in your social media posts related to this event.

 

Georgia Shorts Film Festival Fall 2019 Schedule
Session One: 11:00am
Session Two: 12:30 pm- ***Awards Presentation***
Session Three: 1:30pm
Session Four: 3:00pm

Session Five: 4:30pm

Session Six: 6:00pm

Session Seven: 7:00 pm

Session Eight: 8:00pm 

 

Official Film Selections

Session One 11:00am:

  1. Bag Of Worms, Directed by Grace Rowe (California/ Texas/ Georgia)
  2. The Confession, Directed by Clark Stefanic (Pennsylvania)
  3. A Devil In God's Country, Directed by Gary Turner Ivey (Georgia)
  4. Asking For It, Directed by Yusrah Khan (Georgia)
  5. Bridge, Directed by Jesse Scimeca (Georgia)
  6. Cosmic Clash, Directed by Derek Walker (Georgia)

 

Session Two 12:30PM- AWARDS PRESENTATION AND MIXER

 

 

Session Three 1:30pm :

  1. Godspeed, Directed by Sunny Wai Yan Chan (Georgia)
  2. Guilty Until Proven Innocent, Directed by Eddie G (Georgia)
  3. Elephants Purr Like Cats Do, Directed by Kaleigh Spencer (Florida)
  4. Grapevine, Directed by David Bergen (Georgia)
  5. Disconnect, Directed by Trey Riley (South Carolina)

Session Four 3:00pm :

  1. Hear My Pain, Directed by Victoria Renee (Georgia)
  2. Here For The Night, Directed by Taylor Ellis (Georgia)
  3. Hey Zeus, Directed by Jose A Acosta (Georgia)
  4. Instalife, Directed by Marshall Seese, Jr. (Georgia)
  5. Lady Justice, Directed by Saray D. Guidetti (California)
  6. Jade, Directed by Kevin "DoItJack" Jackson (Georgia)
  7. Royal Flush, Directed by Tony Cruz and Jon Barden (Pennsylvania)

Session Five: 4:30pm

  1. MeMaw, Directed by Zanah Thirus (Georgia)
  2. Occam's Razor, Directed by Ronen Schechter (Georgia)
  3. Yes, I Will Hold, Directed by C.C. Miller (California)
  4. Peach Cobbler, Directed by Andrew Huggins (North Carolina)
  5. Pretty Dead Things, Directed by Michael Anthony (Georgia)
  6. Serpendipity, Directed by Carlos Mejia and Kevin Barwick (Florida)

Session Six, 6:00pm

  1. Steve, Directed by Jason Hightower (New York)
  2. Stripped, Directed by Claire Bronson (Georgia)
  3. Sur'vi, Directed by Stephen Wise (Florida)
  4. The Great Rabbit Rescue, Directed by Kelsey Hawkinson (Georgia)

Session Seven 7:00pm:

  1. The Sound of Silence, Directed by Donald Wilson (North Carolina)
  2. House Call, Directed by Lorraine Reyes (Georgia)
  3. Tiffany, Directed by Christina Christie (Florida)
  4. Catch, Directed by Adante Watts (Georgia)

Session 8: 8:00pm

  1. Invitation, Directed by Chad Hill (Louisiana)
  2. Godspeed, Directed by Sunny Wai Yan Chan (Georgia)
  3. Coffee Time with the Bros, Directed by JD Boxley (California)
  4. Boost, Directed by Brad Watts (Massachusetts )
  5. Extra Innings, Directed by John Gray (California )
  6. Gap, Directed by Yucaho Lai (California)
  7. Kiss Me Malibu, Directed by Mikel Arraiz (Spain)
  8. Liam and May, Directed by Keith Murphy (Canada/ Ireland)
  9. Like Wolves, Directed by Michael Silva (California)
  10. Short Calf Muscle, Directed by Victoria Warmerdam (Netherlands)
  11. The Mother of All Flowers, Directed by Merve Caydere Dobai (California)
  12. The Nun's Kaddish, Directed by Luis ismael (Portugal)
  13. The Timepiece, Directed by Karan Choudhary (New York)
  14. You Look Amazing, Directed by Jen Wineman (New York)
  15. Yes, I Will Hold, Directed by C.C. Miller (California)
  16. Bound East for Cam Ranh, Directed by Loi Huyhn and Jordan X. Waterworth
  17. The Journeyman, Directed by Pamela Perrine (Georgia)
  18. Safe & Happy, Directed by Richard Ulrich (Missouri)
  19. Iteration 13, Directed by Jaire George (Tennessee)
  20. Call Me Baddie, Directed by Meghna Nagarajan (Georgia)
  21. Escaping Demons, Directed by Richard Clabaugh (North Carolina)
  22. Adnan Far From Home, Directed by J Matt Wallace (Texas/ Turkey)
  23. Invitation, Directed by Chad Hill (Louisiana)
  24. Out of Commission, Directed by Mackenzie Clark (Texas)
  25. The Squawking Dead, Directed by Richard Clabaugh (North Carolina)

 

 

 

 

Official Screenplay Selections

  1. A Bridal Tail, Written by Mark Jay Rosen (Washington)
  2. Always Hope, Written by Janice L. Walker (Ohio)
  3. Angel City, Written by Al Mertens (Oklahoma)
  4. Bad Rap, Written by Betsy Green (Texas/ California)
  5. Balthazar & Snirt, Written by Jim McCullough (Missouri)
  6. Band Geeks, Written by Bill Baber (California)
  7. Blink, Written by Will Buntin (Kansas)
  8. Burn My Pages, Bury My Crown, Written by Anita Morina (United Kingdom)
  9. Camping, Written by Maria Valdez (California)
  10. Charlie Horowitz, Written by Dillon Fuhrman (Wisconsin)
  11. Cherry, Written by Bryan Wynn Sutton (Georgia)
  12. Chronology, Written by Ricky Tyree (Georgia)
  13. Deadsitting, Written by Gabriel Meyers (California)
  14. Death of a Revolutionary, Written by Marshall Ferrin (Maryland)
  15. Deep East Texas, Written by Shaun Ireland (Texas)
  16. Deep East Texas: The Attoyac, Written by Shaun Ireland (Texas)
  17. Dog, Written by Kelly Parks (California)
  18. For Better or For Worse, Written by Clara Bijl (California)
  19. Full Figured, Written by Aliya Jackson (California)
  20. Fury of a Woman Scorned, Written by Eriah S Howard (California)
  21. Haven, Written by Jimmie Rogers and Autumn Rogers (Georgia)
  22. How to Be (Dys)Functional After Divorce, Written by Erin Keefer Reich (Florida)
  23. I Know How To Swim, Written by Cheryl Lewis (New York)
  24. Illation, Written by Ryan M. Reece (Tennessee)
  25. Jim's Not Dead, Written by Carolee Caffrey (California)
  26. Judas and the Dead Dog-Baltimore, Written by David Thorndill (Maryland)
  27. Love Virtually, Written by Matthew Papadopoulos (Australia)
  28. Lulu, Written by Marshall Ferrin (Maryland)
  29. Mismatch, Written by Bernhard Riedhammer (Germany)
  30. Mom, Written by Jordan Champagne (Canada)
  31. Neptune's Honor, Written by Larry Thomas (California)
  32. Nineteen, Written by Rachel Brewer (United Kingdom)
  33. Oh, my Leo!, Written by Jeff Naparstek (North Carolina)
  34. Paradise Unbecoming, Written by Jim Norman (Florida)
  35. Pen & Pencil: Next Semester, Written by Devone Jones (California)
  36. Perfect, Written by Celeste (Georgia)
  37. Perpetual Valhalla, Written by Travis Davidson and Jack Davidson (Texas)
  38. Porcelain, Written by Caleb Buntyn (Texas)
  39. Princess Coyote, Written by Johanna Falzone (Florida)
  40. PUNCH!, Written by Meredith Grace Dabney (Georgia)
  41. Serial Killers Anonymous, Written by Robert Forsberg (California)
  42. SMDH (Comedic Pilot Episode), Written by Shauna Stanley and Travis Stanley (Georgia)
  43. Smoking Gun, Written by Darius Todd (Georgia)
  44. Sofia's Eyes, Written by Jose Luis Anaya (México)
  45. StarPeople2010, Written by Kelly LaCombe (Washington)
  46. Stay the Night, Written by Rachel Brewer (United Kingdom)
  47. Sucks To Be You, Written by Andrew Pinon (California)
  48. Sunshine State: Duende, Written by Kai Thorup (Georgia)
  49. The Boneyard, Written by M.r. Fitzgerald (Minnesota)
  50. The Cemetery Plots, Written by D. B. Silvis (Florida)
  51. The Mirror, Written by juan Álvarez Castelló (Venezuela)
  52. The Mobsters Boss (pilot script), Written by Dana Maree Olita (California)
  53. The Musketeers And The Zombies, Written by Robert Cole (Mexico)
  54. The Regrettable Demise of Mr. Greenscreen, Written by M. V. Montgomery (Georgia)
  55. Three Ladies of Orpington, Written by Daniel Guyton (Georgia)
  56. Two Guys on the Docks, Written by Jake Buczewski (Pennsylvania )
  57. Under Cover of Trust, Written by Robert Gokay (California/ Ohio )
  58. Venus, Written by Andrew Pinon (California)
  59. Weekend Warriors, Written by Brian McDevitt Jr. (California)
  60. What Ever Happened To Jonny Faith, Written by Benjamin Pollack (California)
  61. When Darkness Falls, Written by Arturo Portillo (New Mexico)
  62. Zombie Corp, Written by Montgomery Burt (Canada)

 

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Award Nominations

1) Best Action Film 

  • Iteration 13, Directed by Jaire George (Tennessee)
  • Jade, Directed by Kevin "DoItJack" Jackson (Georgia)
  • Lady Justice, Directed by Saray D. Guidetti (California)
  • Like Wolves, Directed by Michael Silva (California)
  • Sur'vi, Directed by Stephen Wise (Florida)- AWARD WINNER!

2) Best Animated Short Film

  • Serpendipity, Directed by Carlos Mejia and Kevin Barwick (Florida)
  • Cosmic Clash, Directed by Derek Walker (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Godspeed, Directed by Sunny Wai Yan Chan (Georgia)
  • The Mother of All Flowers, Directed by Merve Caydere Dobai (California)
  • Tiffany, Directed by Christina Christie (Florida)

3) Best Cinematography 

  • Pretty Dead Things, Directed by Michael Anthony (Georgia)
  • Liam and May, Directed by Keith Murphy (Canada/ Ireland)
  • Here For The Night, Directed by Taylor Ellis (Georgia)-AWARD WINNER!
  • A Devil In God's Country, Directed by Gary Turner Ivey (Georgia)
  • Boost, Directed by Brad Watts (Massachusetts )

4) Best Comedy Film

  • Bag Of Worms, Directed by Grace Rowe (California/ Texas/ Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Invitation, Directed by Chad Hill (Louisiana)
  • Short Calf Muscle, Directed by Victoria Warmerdam (Netherlands)
  • Steve, Directed by Jason Hightower (New York)
  • You Look Amazing, Directed by Jen Wineman (New York)

5) Best Director

  • Gap, Directed by Yucaho Lai (California)
  • Bridge, Directed by Jesse Scimeca (Georgia)
  • Instalife, Directed by Marshall Seese, Jr. (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!
  • MeMaw, Directed by Zanah Thirus (Georgia)

6) Best Drama Film

  • Extra Innings, Directed by John Gray (California )
  • Disconnect, Directed by Trey Riley (South Carolina)
  • Adnan Far From Home, Directed by J Matt Wallace (Texas/ Turkey)
  • Safe & Happy, Directed by Richard Ulrich (Missouri)
  • Hey Zeus, Directed by Jose A Acosta (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!

7) Best International Film

  • The Nun's Kaddish, Directed by Luis ismael (Portugal)
  • Adnan Far From Home, Directed by J Matt Wallace (Texas/ Turkey)
  • Liam and May, Directed by Keith Murphy (Canada/ Ireland)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Short Calf Muscle, Directed by Victoria Warmerdam (Netherlands)

8) Best International Director

  • The Nun's Kaddish, Directed by Luis ismael (Portugal)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Adnan Far From Home, Directed by J Matt Wallace (Texas/ Turkey)
  • Kiss Me Malibu, Directed by Mikel Arraiz (Spain)
  • Liam and May, Directed by Keith Murphy (Canada/ Ireland)
  • Short Calf Muscle, Directed by Victoria Warmerdam (Netherlands)

9) Best Georgia Film

  • Asking For It, Directed by Yusrah Khan (Georgia)
  • Catch, Directed by Adante Watts (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Guilty Until Proven Innocent, Directed by Eddie G (Georgia)
  • Pretty Dead Things, Directed by Michael Anthony (Georgia)
  • Stripped, Directed by Claire Bronson (Georgia)

10) Best Horror Film

  • Escaping Demons, Directed by Richard Clabaugh (North Carolina)- AWARD WINNER!

11) Best Music Video

  • Call Me Baddie, Directed by Meghna Nagarajan (Georgia)
  • Kiss Me Malibu, Directed by Mikel Arraiz (Spain)
  • Out of Commission, Directed by Mackenzie Clark (Texas)- AWARD WINNER!

12) Best Georgia Screenplay

  • Cherry, Written by Bryan Wynn Sutton (Georgia)
  • PUNCH!, Written by Meredith Grace Dabney (Georgia)
  • Three Ladies of Orpington, Written by Daniel Guyton (Georgia)
  • Haven, Written by Jimmie Rogers and Autumn Rogers (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Sunshine State: Duende, Written by Kai Thorup (Georgia)

13) Best Short Film Award

  • Jade, Directed by Kevin "DoItJack" Jackson (Georgia)
  • Cosmic Clash, Directed by Derek Walker (Georgia)
  • Steve, Directed by Jason Hightower (New York)
  • The Confession, Directed by Clark Stefanic (Pennsylvania)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Hey Zeus, Directed by Jose A Acosta (Georgia)

14) Best Horror Film Screenplay

  • Sofia's Eyes, Written by Jose Luis Anaya (México)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Stay the Night, Written by Rachel Brewer (United Kingdom)
  • When Darkness Falls, Written by Arturo Portillo (New Mexico)
  • Nineteen, Written by Rachel Brewer (United Kingdom)
  • The Boneyard, Written by M.r. Fitzgerald (Minnesota)

15) Best Short Drama Film Screenplay

  • What Ever Happened To Jonny Faith, Written by Benjamin Pollack (California)
  • Illation, Written by Ryan M. Reece (Tennessee)
  • I Know How To Swim, Written by Cheryl Lewis (New York)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Full Figured, Written by Aliya Jackson (California)
  • Two Guys on the Docks, Written by Jake Buczewski (Pennsylvania )

16) Best Short Comedy Film Screenplay

  • Balthazar & Snirt, Written by Jim McCullough (Missouri)
  • Venus, Written by Andrew Pinon (California)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Weekend Warriors, Written by Brian McDevitt Jr. (California)
  • Smoking Gun, Written by Darius Todd (Georgia)
  • SMDH (Comedic Pilot Episode), Written by Shauna Stanley and Travis Stanley (Georgia)

17) Best Science Fiction Screenplay

  • Chronology, Written by Ricky Tyree (Georgia)
  • Perfect, Written by Celeste (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!

18) Best Micro Short Comedy

  • Coffee Time with the Bros, Directed by JD Boxley (California)
  • Green Card, Directed by Frances Chang (Georgia)
  • The Squawking Dead, Directed by Richard Clabaugh (North Carolina)
  • Yes, I Will Hold, Directed by C.C. Miller (California)
  • House Call, Directed by Lorraine Reyes (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!

19) Best Dark Comedy

  • A Devil In God's Country, Directed by Gary Turner Ivey (Georgia)
  • The Timepiece, Directed by Karan Choudhary (New York)
  • Grapevine, Directed by David Bergen (Georgia)
  • Royal Flush, Directed by Tony Cruz and Jon Barden (Pennsylvania)- AWARD WINNER!

20) Best Drama Micro Short

  • Occam's Razor, Directed by Ronen Schechter (Georgia)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Peach Cobbler, Directed by Andrew Huggins (North Carolina)
  • The Sound of Silence, Directed by Donald Wilson (North Carolina)

21) Best Feature Length Comedy Film Screenplay

  • A Bridal Tail, Written by Mark Jay Rosen (Washington)
  • Jim's Not Dead, Written by Carolee Caffrey (California)
  • Oh, my Leo!, Written by Jeff Naparstek (North Carolina)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Paradise Unbecoming, Written by Jim Norman (Florida)
  • The Cemetery Plots, Written by D. B. Silvis (Florida)

22) Best Feature Length Drama Film Screenplay

  • Fury of a Woman Scorned, Written by Eriah S Howard (California)
  • Neptune's Honor, Written by Larry Thomas (California)
  • Princess Coyote, Written by Johanna Falzone (Florida)- AWARD WINNER!
  • Under Cover of Trust, Written by Robert Gokay (California/ Ohio )
  • Death of a Revolutionary, Written by Marshall Ferrin (Maryland)

23) Best International Screenplay

  • Burn My Pages, Bury My Crown, Written by Anita Morina (United Kingdom)
  • Love Virtually, Written by Matthew Papadopoulos (Australia)
  • The Musketeers And The Zombies, Written by Robert Cole (Mexico)
  • Mismatch, Written by Bernhard Riedhammer (Germany)
  • Nineteen, Written by Rachel Brewer (United Kingdom)- AWARD WINNER!

24) Best Dark Comedy Film Screenplay

  • Zombie Corp, Written by Montgomery Burt (Canada)
  • Deadsitting, Written by Gabriel Meyers (California)
  • The Mobsters Boss (pilot script), Written by Dana Maree Olita (California)
  • Perpetual Valhalla, Written by Travis Davidson and Jack Davidson (Texas)
  • Band Geeks, Written by Bill Baber (California)- AWARD WINNER!

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