Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2019

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The Houston Comedy Short Film Festival Fall 2019 Was So Much Fun!

The Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2019 event took place Saturday October 19, 2019 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema LaCenterra 2707 Commercial Center Blvd suite k-100, Katy, TX 77494. Three hours of international independent comedy, dark comedy, mockumentary, romantic comedy, funny music videos, TV Pilots and Mockumentary Films screened.

 

Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2019 Award Winners: Film and Video

  1. Best Animated Film Award Winner - Shahkboy, Directed by Jake Peckar (Massachusetts)
  2. Best Cinematography Award Winner - Ojos Que No Ven, Directed by Abraham Rozenbaum (New York)
  3. Best Comedy Film Award Winner - Fitbitch, Directed by Rick Hayes & Ashley Simeonov (Georgia)
  4. Best Comedy Micro Short Film Award Winner - The Long Pee, Directed by Daniel Fradin & Kyle Rosenbluth (Pennsylvania)
  5. Best Dark Comedy Film Award Winner - Open Wide, Directed by Behnam Taheri & Gideon Beresford (United Kingdom)
  6. Best Director Award Winner - One Last Last Heist, Directed by Darrin Rose (Canada)
  7. Best Editing Award Winner - Proper British Sex, Directed by Shant Hamassian (California)
  8. Best Ensemble Cast Award Winner - 54 Blocks, Directed by Jonty Davies-Conyngham (Australia)
  9. Best International Director Award Winner - 100%, Directed by Emma Miranda Moore (United Kingdom/Washington D.C.)
  10. Best International Film Award Winner - Cranberry Flirt, Directed by Marianna Phung (Canada)
  11. Best Mockumentary Film Award Winner - VestiCon 2019, Directed by Andrew Kadikian (California)
  12. Best Romantic Comedy Film Award Winner - They Won't Last, Directed by Portlynn Tagavi (California)
  13. Best Texas Film Award Winner - Joe Returns a Video, Directed by Robert Neilson (Texas)
  14. Best Web Series Episode Award Winner - Mr. Shan - Pilot, Directed by Mike Smith (California)
  15. Funniest Music Video Award Winner - No Avocados in the Ghetto, Directed by John Connor Hammond (New York)
  16. Most Original Concept Award Winner - You Don't Remember, Directed by M. Cole Chilton (New York)

Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2019 Award Winners: Screenplays

  1. Best Comedy Feature Length Screenplay Award Winner - How to Be (Dys)Functional After Divorce, Written by Erin Keefer Reich (Florida)
  2. Best Comedy Short Screenplay Award Winner - Rubert Becomes, Written by David J Schroeder (Florida)
  3. Best Dark Comedy Feature Length Screenplay Award Winner - Quiet Ones, Written by Stephen Schroeder (Missouri)
  4. Best Dark Comedy Short Screenplay Award Winner - Freedom, Written by Suzanne Friedman (New York)
  5. Best International Feature Length Screenplay Award Winner - Scream Queen, Written by Walter Martyn Cabell (United Kingdom)
  6. Best International Short Screenplay Award Winner - Help! (My half-brother's an atheist) - 1 - The funeral and the nose, Written by Eileen Wilson (United Kingdom)
  7. Best Romantic Comedy Feature Length Screenplay Award Winner - When in Rome, Written by Jeff Naparstek (North Carolina)
  8. Best Romantic Comedy Short Screenplay Award Winner - Introvert Hell, Written by Andrew Broadhurst (West Virginia)
  9. Best Texas Feature Length Screenplay Award Winner - Devil or Angel, Written by Thomas Louis Castiglione (Texas)
  10. Best Texas Short Screenplay Award Winner - The Kid, Written by Robert Marshall Tartell (Texas)
  11. Best TV Episode Full Length Teleplay Award Winner - Institute, Written by Douglas Purdy (Massachusetts)
  12. Best TV Episode Short Teleplay Award Winner - Troop 5150, Written by Desiree Renee Thomas (Texas)

 

 

Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2019 Official Film Selections

Screening from 11:00am - 2:00pm Saturday October 19, 2019

  1. 100%, Directed by Emma Miranda Moore (United Kingdom/Washington D.C.)
  2. 54 Blocks, Directed by Jonty Davies-Conyngham (Australia)
  3. A Big Mission, Directed by Longyin Zhou & Yujie Chen (New York)
  4. Cranberry Flirt, Directed by Marianna Phung (Canada)
  5. Crossed, Directed by Indianna Bell & Josiah Allen (Australia)
  6. Dirty Rotten Liars, Directed by Chris Chalklen (United Kingdom)
  7. Divorce Settlement Meeting, Directed by Nick Polowy (New York)
  8. Fitbitch, Directed by Rick Hayes & Ashley Simeonov (Georgia)
  9. High Strung (Escalator to Hell), Directed by Daniel McDougall (Canada)
  10. Jacob's Gauntlet, Directed by Frank Gresham (New York)
  11. Jason Hawk Harris "Cussing at the Light", Directed by Stanley Sievers (New York)
  12. Joe Returns a Video, Directed by Robert Neilson (Texas)
  13. Location Scouts, Directed by Christiaan Van Vuuren & Connor Van Vuuren (Australia)
  14. Marusía, Directed by Pedro Sancho (Spain)
  15. Men of Vision, Directed by Frank Todaro (California)
  16. Mr. Shan - Pilot, Directed by Mike Smith (California)
  17. Nanna & the Ice Dog, Directed by Rose Waldschmidt (Indiana)
  18. No Avocados in the Ghetto, Directed by John Connor Hammond (New York)
  19. Ojos Que No Ven, Directed by Abraham Rozenbaum (New York/Venezuela)
  20. One Last Last Heist, Directed by Darrin Rose (Canada)
  21. Open Wide, Directed by Behnam Taheri & Gideon Beresford (United Kingdom)
  22. #OpShop, Directed by Jane Ballentyne (New Zealand)
  23. Proper British Sex, Directed by Shant Hamassian (California)
  24. Roommates, Directed by Trisha LaFache (California)
  25. Shahkboy, Directed by Jake Peckar (Massachusetts)
  26. Sonny Boy, Directed by Karolina Lisowski (Poland)
  27. The Deported, Directed by Shana Mlawski (New Jersey)
  28. The Girl with Shit in Her Teeth, Directed by Chris Paul Russell (California)
  29. The Long Pee, Directed by Daniel Fradin & Kyle Rosenbluth (Pennsylvania)
  30. The Mismanagement of Medwin Monroe - "Title", Directed by Alex Wroten (California)
  31. They Won't Last, Directed by Portlynn Tagavi (California)
  32. Twisted Sisters, Directed by David Wittkower (California)
  33. You Don't Remember, Directed by M. Cole Chilton (New York)
  34. VestiCon 2019, Directed by Andrew Kadikian (California)

 

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Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2019 Official Screenplay Selections

Top 25% of rated screenplay submissions.

 

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Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2019 Award Nominations

Award Winners will be announced on Saturday October 19, 2019 at the Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra at 2:30pm CST.

 

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Best Animated Comedy Film Award Nominations

 

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Best Cinematography Award Nominations

Best Comedy Feature Film Screenplay Award Nominations

Best Comedy Micro Short Film Award Nominations

Best Comedy Short Film Award Nominations

 

Best Comedy Short Film Screenplay Award Nominations

 

 

Best Dark Comedy Feature Screenplay Award Nominations

 

Best Dark Comedy Film Award Nominations

 

 

Best Dark Comedy Short Screenplay Award Nominations

 

Best Director Award Nominations

 

Best Editing Award Nominations

 

 

Best Ensemble Cast Award Nominations

 

Best International Director Award Nominations

 

 

Best International Film Award Nominations

  • Cranberry Flirt, Directed by Marianna Phung (Canada)
  • Crossed, Directed by Indianna Bell & Josiah Allen (Australia)
  • Location Scouts, Directed by Christiaan Van Vuuren & Connor Van Vuuren (Australia)
  • #OpShop, Directed by Jane Ballentyne (New Zealand)
  • Sonny Boy, Directed by Karolina Lisowski (Poland)

 Best International Feature Screenplay Award Nominations

  • Dead Heir, Written by David Emanuel & Ken Bernardo (Canada)
  • Scream Queen, Written by Walter Martyn Cabell (United Kingdom)
  • Mom, Written by Jordan Champagne (Canada)
  • The Real Thing, Written by Matthew Papadopoulos (Australia)
  • Nigel and Moi, Written by Annie Macdonald & Robert B. Mac (United Kingdom)

 

 

Best International Short Screenplay Award Nominations

Best Mockumentary Film Award Nominations

  • 54 Blocks, Directed by Jonty Davies-Conyngham (Australia)
  • VestiCon 2019, Directed by Andrew Kadikian (California)

 

 

Best Romantic Comedy Feature Screenplay Award Nominations

 

Best Romantic Comedy Film Award Nominations

 

 

Best Romantic Comedy Short Screenplay Award Nominations

 

Best Short Sitcom Screenplay Award Nominations

Best Sitcom Screenplay Award Nominations

25) Best Texas Comedy Film Award Nominations

Best Texas Feature Screenplay Award Nominations

 

 

Best Texas Short Screenplay Award Nominations

Best Web Series Episode Award Nominations

Funniest Music Video Award Nominations

Most Original Concept Award Nominations

 

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Mikel Fair

Mikel Fair

Mikel Fair My name is Mikel Fair. I am the Director of Film Festival Circuit Inc. First of all, we are a company that manages film festival events in Texas and Oregon. Furthermore, we like to have fun and celebrate independent film. I worked for 15 years in the television and film production as a location sound mixer and production manager. I have also worked in post production as an editor, post sound mixer and composer. Above all, watching independent films and reading creative screenplays is my passion.

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