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So what is “Project Bootleg”? Auteur theory has been the subject of stimulated debate since

So what is “Project Bootleg”?

Auteur theory has been the subject of stimulated debate since 1954, when French lmmaker Francois Tru aut advocated that an author's creative voice is distinct enough to shine through studio interference and the collective process. 50 years later, Tru aut's words adopt an entirely new context as today's digital revolution liberates lmmakers from the antiquated studio system. Project Bootleg is about showcasing high quality, arresting lms that rival the best of Hollywood storytelling at a fraction of the cost and none of the hyperbole.

A few years ago, my no-budget debut feature lm, Icarus Broken, handcrafted and sweated over for too long,

broke onto the international scene and was released in the USA and Canada.

I was elated. But at the same time, more than a little battle-bruised by the ever-tough journey from concept to distribution - and I kept thinking, I’m not the rst person to do this, so why is the route to success such a well kept secret? I knew there had to be another way - an alternative for talented lmmakers beyond pressing palms at the same old suit and boots lm festivals, where acceptance counts more on your ‘name’ than the quality of your movie.

During the whole process, I realized that making a low-budget lm was only half the battle - getting it seen

and surviving the business, that’s the tough part. I also recognized that most lmmakers had little awareness

of what happened when their lm landed, and that in many ways, the indie world can be just as predictable

as Hollywood 1.0. So I decided a di erent approach was needed and I created Project Bootleg - an indie lm company with a vision to redraft the rulebook.

The Bootleg Film Festival sprang to life in September 2008, situated in the basement art gallery of a little

co ee shop in Glasgow. With audience members sitting on the oor of a makeshift screening space alongside

new and established lmmakers, the three-day event was a great success, typi ed by the quality of the lms

including the Greta Gerwig (Arthur, Greenberg) vehicle, Yeast .

After the festival, I stuck to my intentions and introduced select lms and lmmakers to some of the

producers and sales agents I had gotten to know on both sides of the Atlantic. By holding the door for a lot

of the lms the Bootleg audience had dug, we were now able to assist in establishing new connections and

tangible working relationships for many.

In February 2010, Bootleg Film Festival returned, this time to Swansea, South Wales, as part of an idea I had to make a big noise in a new city every year. Again, the festival took a unique space and turned it into an art-house cinema, discovering even more new talent and welcoming back some previous lmmakers (aka Bootleg All-Stars) to the proceedings. Once more, I had the joy of introducing some of the lmmakers to solid connections I had fought hard to make, leading to more working relationships being formed.

In February 2011, Bootleg hit London for our biggest showing yet. With more lms than ever submitted, the Exhibit Cinema in South London served as the ideal space for the lmmakers and the audiences to share

experiences, learn just what it takes to get a lm to market and most importantly, to inspire each other to keep ghting the good ght. Again, fostering new and established relationships, we’ve passed many of the

lms on for additional public screenings in partnership with One Way Theatre and their outdoor cinema facilities.

I’m really excited for Bootleg in 2012, as Toronto marks the rst time the festival will be happening overseas - something I couldn’t have dreamed of back in that little basement in Glasgow. It also represents the beginning of the next stage for all involved with Project Bootleg, and as the festival approaches, there will be several exciting announcements made as we continue to re-de ne the independent lm approach.

When I started out, I had a saying; ‘I can and I will.’ Eventually, after a lot of hustle and hard work, I added ‘I did.’ Bootleg Film Festival exists to promote, assist and celebrate all those that believe they can, and they will.

and celebrate all those that believe they can, and they will. Tom Wilton Executive Director Bootleg

Tom Wilton Executive Director Bootleg Film Festival

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team bootleg 2012 Founder / Executive Director Tom Wilton Festival Directors - Toronto Je rey

team bootleg 2012

Founder / Executive Director Tom Wilton

Festival Directors - Toronto Je rey P. Nesker Justin Kelly Cimberly R. Nesker Nikki Yee

Festival Sta Je rey Grabell Gavin Ellis Emily Barr

Technical Director / House Manager Gavin Ellis Media / Press Liason Jenn Perras

Web Design Nikki Yee Program Design Nikki Yee Je rey P. Nesker

Bootleg Screeners Alex Vonbun Andrew Isherwood Andrew Stephen Campion Armando Fernandes Bryan Burke Christine Laskowski Cimberly Nesker (Screener Co-Ordinator) Damir Dragicevic (Special Mention) Gavin Ellis Gordon Lee Je rey Grabell (Associate Screener Co-Ordinator) Julia Oxley (Special Mention) Julie Hodson Keegan Galea Laura French Nathan Campbell Nicolas Mann Paola Gracile (Special Mention) Pia Hundal Robin Mandel (Special Mention) Sean Russo Shayna Lampert

Volunteer Co-Ordinator Nikki Yee

Special Thanks Robbie Luster @ The Tranzac Colin@ The Tranzac

all the gracious Sta of The Tranzac

To our all volunteers

done this without you!

we

couldn’t have

The Tranzac all the gracious Sta of The Tranzac To our all volunteers done this without
The Tranzac all the gracious Sta of The Tranzac To our all volunteers done this without
The Tranzac all the gracious Sta of The Tranzac To our all volunteers done this without
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EVENING EVENTS Thursday, May 10th, 2012 Comedy Night Host: Danny Mendlow Danny is an award

EVENING EVENTS

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Comedy Night Host: Danny Mendlow

Danny is an award winning screenwriter, professional stand-up comedian and versatile content producer. He is

Danny is an award winning screenwriter, professional stand-up comedian and versatile content producer. He is skilled at writing, producing and developing content across all mediums; from squeaky clean corporate material to boundary pushing uncensored comedy. Experienced in professional copywriting, politics, concept development, marketing, blogging and viral video campaigns, Danny brings a variety of experience and a determination to instill substance and originality into any project on the table.

www.timshelpictures.com

Featuring:

Darcy Michael

Considered to be one of Canada’s rising stars, Darcy has worked alongside many comedian greats,

Considered to be one of Canada’s rising stars, Darcy has worked alongside many comedian greats, including Harland Williams, Janeane Garofalo, Craig Robinson, Mike Smith, and Matthew Perry. Pegged by the Montreal Gazette as one of their favourites at the prestigious Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, Darcy was nominated for a 2010 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Televised Performance. His edgy but personable approach has won him appearances at the Global Comedy Festival; Halifax Comedy Festival, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and CBC Radio's 'The Debaters.'

www.darcymichael.com

Jape

The members of Jape formed the troupe in 2003 after recognizing their comedic chemistry at The Second City’s teen improv program. Eric Turk, Simon Pond, Adam McNamara and Aaron Hagey-MacKay have been performing improv and sketch together ever since. In 2008 the group decided to focus on sketch performance, winning the Steamwhistle Producer’s Pick at the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival that year. Since then they have garnered a monthly spot at Comedy Bar and have traveled to sketch festivals in Montreal and Chicago.

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Lashings of Apologies

Carmine and Jen met and discovered that they like to improvise together so they became an improv duo. You can watch them improvise together all over Toronto at various venues and shows. They then discovered that they like to do other things together so they became friends. You can watch them be friends together all over Toronto in various restaurants and bars. You can improvise with them if you can skillfully insert your name into Lashings of Apologies and you can be friends with them if you like showers that have one of those big overhead disc things so it feels like you’re being rained on.

Punch In The Box

Punch in the Box is made of up Second City Alumnae Ashley Botting, Karen Parker and Leslie Seiler. They're an all-girl Toronto sketch troupe with a lot of heart and a ton of balls. The ladies met while working at Second City Toronto's Mainstage. Their hit show Pick of the Fringe earned them a CCA nomination.

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Karaoke Night Host: Adam Rodness

After high school Adam moved to Los Angeles and began working in various music, television

After high school Adam moved to Los Angeles and began working in various music, television and radio projects. He returned to Toronto later that year and attended Seneca@York’s Radio and Television Broadcasting School. Subsequently Adam has been back and forth from Toronto to L.A for the past 7 years pursuing his career. His latest BravoFACT lm “The Seder” has been selected in the 2012 LA Comedy Festival and premieres at Bootleg.

sedermovie.com

Featuring:

Kickass Karaoke

A Toronto legend, Carson T. Foster is bringing his special brand of myhem, Kickass Karaoke,

A Toronto legend, Carson T. Foster is bringing his special brand of myhem, Kickass Karaoke, to Bootleg. In his own words:

“Kickass Karaoke takes place the rst and third Sundays of the month at the Rivoli Pool Hall. Kickass Karaoke is karaoke with an edge, an additude. It's rock 'n roll, or something done in a rock 'n roll style. It's about kicking out the jams because you just don't give a damn and let's face it. You've got nothin' left to lose. Line up the Jáger. After all, it's only karaoke.”

kickasskaraoke.com

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Saturday, May 11th, 2012

Closing Night

Hosts: Glen McDonald & Daveed Louza

Glen McDonald The o cial leader, I am the co-creator of “Funny Stu ”. I

Glen McDonald

The o cial leader, I am the co-creator of “Funny Stu ”. I can be a hard task master. People think I’m abrupt, impatient or even overwhelmed. I’m not. I just don’t like it when they (people) take too long to do stu . Especially kids. Especially my kids.

Daveed Louza

Me? I’m the brains behind the comedy triumvirate “Funny Stu ”. Unlike those other two, I’m the only classically trained comedian, having studied for four consecutive weekends at the B’nai Brith Jewish Comedy Workout sponsored by Pearl’s Delicatessen. I shoot guns regularly; it helps keep me balanced.

Workout sponsored by Pearl’s Delicatessen. I shoot guns regularly; it helps keep me balanced. makingfunnystu .ca

makingfunnystu .ca

Featuring:

Karaoke DJ Miskin Night

Actor by day, DJ by night, Rebekah Miskin is a true modern renaissance woman. Expect

Actor by day, DJ by night, Rebekah Miskin is a true modern renaissance woman. Expect her to rock the party like she owns it at the Bootleg 2012 closing night festivities.

rebekahmiskin.com

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lmbinder is a new distribution platform where 100% of your rental payment goes directly to

lmbinder is a new distribution platform where 100% of your rental payment goes directly to the lmmaker.

lmbinder is proud to support the Bootleg Film Festival.

www. lmbinder.com

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 Afternoon Block Bugbaby Do You Feel Lucky, Punk? Killing Anna Humanzoo

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Afternoon Block

Bugbaby Do You Feel Lucky, Punk? Killing Anna Humanzoo Luke Fractured Minds

Special Screening

Darcy Michael: One Skinny Bitch

Evening Events

4-6pm

Evening Block

10pm

SCHEDULE

Host: Danny Mendlow

7-9:30pm

Just the 2 of Us Murgi Kengo Mutant The Night of the Falling Star With No One in the World Roger The Chicken The Enemies You Keep

Comedy Night with host DANNY MENDLOW, featuring stand-up and Improv comedy including LASHINGS OF APPOLOGIES, PUNCH IN THE BOX, and JAPE.

Premiere Party for DARCY MICHAEL: ONE SKINNY BITCH.

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Friday, May 11th, 2012

Host: Adam Rodness

Brunch Block

11am-1pm

 

Holding the Line Couch Potatoes

Clubbin’

Bruised

 

Daytime Events

12 :45pm

Special Tour: William F. White International Inc.

Afternoon Block

2-5pm

Waiting for Yesterday Soleil

The Bet

Francis of Brooklyn

 

Evening Block

6-9:30pm

A Day O O ce Romance 2.0 Migracija Frankie The Man in the Suit Beast Captain Amazingly Incredible and the Space Vampires from the Evil Planet!!! Beneath So Many Hours in the Day I Woz Drunk

Special Screening

9:30pm

The Seder

Evening Events

THE SEDER Canadian Premiere with host ADAM RODNESS.

The legendary KICKASS KARAOKE with CARSON FOSTER.

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 Hosts: Glen McDonald & Daveed Louza

Brunch Block

11am-1pm

Sola, Contigo The Anchor Perserverance Being Bradford Dilman CandyMan Crosshairs Dorothy La Mia Mantia

38:50

 

Afternoon Block

2-5pm

 

Then She Was Gone A Vision of Yellow This Is Not Real Blind Luck Daddy’s Pride Echoes Historias de la Urbe

Evening Block

6-8:20pm

Incoherent

Thrown

Kitchen’s Closed

Mr. Shultz in Public Weaver sh Corvus My Left Hand Man

 

Special Screenings

8:20pm

Friday Night and Saturday Morning

The Undrawn Making Funny Stu 3

Evening Events

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING/THE UNDRAWN/MAKING FUNNY STUFF 3 Premiere Party with hosts GLEN McDONALD & DAVEED LOUZA of MAKING FUNNY STUFF

CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS.

Music by DJ MISKIN.

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lights. camera. snack.

lights. camera. snack. never fried (unhealthy). never baked (undelicious). we take a little heat, add some

never fried (unhealthy). never baked (undelicious). we take a little heat, add some pressure, and pop! it’s a chip so delicious and crispy you won’t notice it’s (we hesitate to say) healthier. and with a craving-crushing 20 chips per serving, 120 calories and 4 grams of fat, who wouldn’t want to pop one in their mouth?

chips per serving, 120 calories and 4 grams of fat, who wouldn’t want to pop one

© 2012 popchips, inc.

FILM LIST A-Z

38:50

USA, 2010, 18 min

DIR: Chris Capel

38:50 follows Andrew and John, lifelong friends who hike out to the middle of nowhere to face a di cult decision.

CONTACT: capel3d@gmail.com

John, lifelong friends who hike out to the middle of nowhere to face a di cult
John, lifelong friends who hike out to the middle of nowhere to face a di cult
John, lifelong friends who hike out to the middle of nowhere to face a di cult
A Day O Canada, 2011, 15 min DIR: Andrew Chiang Marshall Sovereign is fed up
A Day O
Canada, 2011, 15 min
DIR: Andrew Chiang
Marshall Sovereign is fed up with his wife, Emma's, workaholic
habits. It’s tough being married to a superhero.
CONTACT: 1528pictures@gmail.com
The Anchor
UK, 2011, 15 min
DIR: Luke Daniels
In a pub, no one can hear you dream.
CONTACT: lukeydee@hotmail.com
A Vision of Yellow UK, 2011, 6 min DIR : Christopher Poole A lone man
A Vision of Yellow UK, 2011, 6 min DIR : Christopher Poole A lone man
A Vision of Yellow UK, 2011, 6 min DIR : Christopher Poole A lone man

A Vision of Yellow

UK, 2011, 6 min

DIR: Christopher Poole

A lone man with an implanted user interface within his brain. An interface that has become infected with a 'virus' to his human mind. But is the 'virus' what it seems?

CONTACT: chrispoole1990@hotmail.com

Beast

UK, 2011, 8 min

DIR: Jasper Warry

Local journalist Maggie Cripps' attempts to get the scoop on the sighting of a 'beast' in the countryside near Brecon from eccentric farmer Charles Evans.

CONTACT: jasper@hellodeer.co.uk

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Being Bradford Dilman

UK, 2011, 10 min

DIR: Emma Burch

The tale of how Molly was born a boy called Bradford Dillman but had her willy chopped o – then takes on a life of its own

of how Molly was born a boy called Bradford Dillman but had her willy chopped o
CONTACT: emma@beingbradforddillman.com Beneath UK, 2011, 13 min DIR: Al White A lone boy and girl
CONTACT: emma@beingbradforddillman.com
Beneath
UK, 2011, 13 min
DIR: Al White
A lone boy and girl travel the unknown planet, searching for
the last great secret the Earth has to give. But they are hunted
by a force determined to beat them to it.
CONTACT: bokehpictures@hotmail.co.uk
CONTACT: diane.aarts@live.com
Blind Luck
Canada, 2011, 2 min
DIR: Diane Aarts
On a day out in a busy city, a seeing eye dog must choose
between his owner and his favorite toy.
CONTACT: diane.aarts@live.com
CONTACT:
CONTACT:

Bruised

UK, 2012, 12 min

DIR: Greg Hall

A modern day love story with not only a black heart but a red

raw bloodied st, taking a peak and a punch at a world where

everyone acts like a bunch of f**king c**ts.

CONTACT: greg@brokebutmaking lms.com

The Bet

Germany, 2011, 7 min

DIR: Anthony Straeger

Searching for the ultimate thrill one man nds that he may have bitten o more than he was prepared to chew. Desperate not to pay up he is on the run. The question is will he succeed in evading paying the ferryman

CONTACT: anthony@quidinshrapnel.com

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USA, 2010, 15 min

DIR: Rebecca Lorenne

Sammy Gregory is a 'special needs' infant - special in that he resembles a giant insect, and needs a constant supply of raw meat. His parents (Lara Fisher and Jared Martzell), are understandably at the end of their rope.

CONTACT: victory409@gmail.com

His parents (Lara Fisher and Jared Martzell), are understandably at the end of their rope. CONTACT
CandyMan USA, 2011, 7 min DIR : Anthony Tocchio A man is hunted through the

CandyMan

USA, 2011, 7 min

DIR: Anthony Tocchio

A man is hunted through the forest by a ravenous group of villagers. As he ghts and evades capture, it becomes evident that there is something special this man has that the hunters want

CONTACT: 1528pictures@gmail.com

Captain Amazingly Incredible and the Space Vampires from Evil Planet!!!

New Zealand, 2010, 78 min

DIR: Karl Burnett

The daring Captain Amazingly Incredible and his chubby sidekick, Detective Jack Spartan, embark on a dangerous mission to rid the world of the villainous Evil Doctor, before he turns the population of planet earth into vindaloo devouring

vampires. CONTACT: karl@caimovie.com

he turns the population of planet earth into vindaloo devouring v a m p i r
Clubbin’ Canada, 2010, 3 min DIR : Nikki Yee When Sienna (Lauren To an) and

Clubbin’

Canada, 2010, 3 min

DIR: Nikki Yee

When Sienna (Lauren To an) and Sadie (Nikki Yee) get bored, they decideto go clubbing. They just have to take care of some business rst A micro sized comedy with a twist!

CONTACT: nikkiyee@nikkiyee.com

Couch Potatoes

USA, 2011, 15 min

DIR: Jessie Goldenberg

Recently uncoupled couple, Libbie London and Sheridan Crane, recount the ups and downs of their relationship as they battle over possession of their beloved couch.

CONTACT: jessie.goldenberg@gmail.com

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FILM LIST A-Z

UK, 2011, 8 min

DIR: Clare Kissane

One deed unforgiven. One revenge untaken. One man, one woman enter a forest that holds secrets of the past. Unaware of the eyes that watch.

CONTACT: clare.kissane@blueyonder.co.uk

enter a forest that holds secrets of the past. Unaware of the eyes that watch. CONTACT
Crosshairs Australia, 2011, 11 min DIR : Mike Hoath Beau and Jamie, two brothers from

Crosshairs

Australia, 2011, 11 min

DIR: Mike Hoath

Beau and Jamie, two brothers from a rural Western Australian town are caught poaching a lamb from a neighbouring property. When Beau refuses to go quietly his younger brother becomes a pawn in a violent showdown.

CONTACT: mikehoath@yahoo.com.au

Daddy’s Pride Austria, 2012, 23 min DIR : Dinko Draganovic Nermin and Ivana are a

Daddy’s Pride

Austria, 2012, 23 min

DIR: Dinko Draganovic

Nermin and Ivana are a migrant teenage couple. They are hiding their relationship, but as their parents nd out, they are forced to break up. Their proud fathers are good friends and work mates, who are acting like there is no problem going on.

CONTACT: draganovic@dinko.at

Darcy Michael: One Skinny Bitch Canada, 2012, 32min DIR : Danny Mendlow Darcy tackles topics

Darcy Michael: One Skinny Bitch

Canada, 2012, 32min

DIR: Danny Mendlow

Darcy tackles topics as diverse as failing miserably to quit smoking, successfully losing weight, beating cancer and his home life as a gay married father in small town B.C.

CONTACT: gerhard@timshelpictures.com

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Official Festival Publicist Jenn Perras Perras Public Relations phone: 416 525 7625 email: Jenn @

Official Festival Publicist

Official Festival Publicist Jenn Perras Perras Public Relations phone: 416 525 7625 email: Jenn @ perraspr.com

Jenn Perras Perras Public Relations

phone: 416 525 7625 email: Jenn@perraspr.com twitter: @jennperras

www.dramaclubfilms.com

Official Festival Distribution Partner

FILM LIST A-Z

Do You Feel Lucky, Punk?

UK, 2011, 9 min

DIR: Torquil Jones

Over the course of one day the life of Jack slowly becomes unraveled when he is confronted by Jim, an astute and overbearing force in Jack's world.

CONTACT: torquil.jones@gmail.com

when he is confronted by Jim, an astute and overbearing force in Jack's world. CONTACT :
when he is confronted by Jim, an astute and overbearing force in Jack's world. CONTACT :
when he is confronted by Jim, an astute and overbearing force in Jack's world. CONTACT :
in Jack's world. CONTACT : torquil.jones@gmail.com Dorothy Australia, 2011, 14 min DIR : Eros Romero Two

Dorothy

Australia, 2011, 14 min

DIR: Eros Romero

Two captured clowns ght for their lives as they try to impress

a bloodthirsty little girl and her doll.

CONTACT: eros_romero@hotmail.com

Echoes

USA, 2011, 27 min

DIR: John Aniu

A man travels back in time to change some things in his life.

He is chased by two other men, who will stop at nothing to apprehend him.

CONTACT: ghostdog7@gmail.com

in his life. He is chased by two other men, who will stop at nothing to
CONTACT:
CONTACT:

The Enemies You Keep

USA, 2012, 25 min

DIR: David Damen

Jake, a small time street hustler embarks on a cathartic journey

of his past over an ill-fated game of chess with Death.

CONTACT:1240erion@gmail.com

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Fractured Minds

USA 2011, 30 min

DIR: Frank Battiston

A couple take a road trip to save their marriage. As their

problems resurface, a horri c evil creeps out from the darkness.

CONTACT: fbattiston@walkingwolfproductions.com

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USA, 2011, 106 min

DIR: Josh Wick

A Traumatized veteran's vision of Jesus leads him to renounce

everything he owns and form a fraternity of oddball eccentrics

to join him in Gospel poverty and homelessness on the streets

of Brooklyn.

CONTACT: josh@imperfect lms.com

eccentrics to join him in Gospel poverty and homelessness on the streets of Brooklyn. CONTACT :
Frankie USA, 2011, 22 min DIR : Mike Pappa When a watch repair man acquires

Frankie

USA, 2011, 22 min

DIR: Mike Pappa

When a watch repair man acquires an antique pocket watch that can control time, he decides to use it to achieve his dreams. His plans soon become sinister when he learns he isn't the only one with the knowledge of the pocket watch.

CONTACT: pappaml@yahoo.com

Friday Night and Saturday Morning

Scotland, 2012, 12 min

DIR: Neil Rolland

Friday night you get wasted, Saturday morning you face the consequences. Mixing black comedy with horri c reality Friday Night and Saturday Morning looks at just how far things can go and without judgement asks; how do you feel about this?

CONTACT: neilrolland@gmail.com

at just how far things can go and without judgement asks; how do you feel about
Historias de la Urbe Venezuela/Spain/USA, 2012, 80 min DIR : Carla Forte A dramatic feature

Historias de la Urbe

Venezuela/Spain/USA, 2012, 80 min

DIR: Carla Forte

A

dramatic feature lm that follows several immigrants of

di

erent nationalities as they adapt to life in Miami. The stories

unfold through stylistic camera work that interrelates the eight vignettes, pushing the boundaries of independent cinema.

CONTACT: historiasdelaurbe@gmail.com

Holding the Line

UK, 2012, 25 min

DIR: Patrick Wells

Solo lmmaker Patrick Wells spent three weeks living on the

front line with the Martyr's Brigade, a group of Libyan rebel

ghters defending their besieged home city of Misrata, an intimate portrait of citizen soldiers at war.

CONTACT: paddywells@hotmail.com

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FILM LIST A-Z

Humanzoo

USA, 2011, 30 min

DIR: Mack Fisher

A story of personal struggle through the eyes of Simon Kelly,

a 23 year-old gra ti artist from an obscure east coast city.

of personal struggle through the eyes of Simon Kelly, a 23 year-old gra ti artist from
CONTACT: mackenzie_ sher@emerson.edu I Woz Drunk
CONTACT: mackenzie_ sher@emerson.edu
I Woz Drunk

Incoherent

South Africa, 2011, 23 min

DIR: Kyle van Tonder

Kevin Hatchet (a CCTV operator) plunges into a surrealistic spiral of obsession and paranoia.

CONTACT: Kyle van Tonderkylevant@gmail.com

UK, 2011, 11 min

DIR: Tom Gorst

Jack is a privileged teenager spending the summer in his family's country estate. Bored and alone, he fantasizes about love and becomes consumed in an imaginary relationship.

CONTACT: tbtgorst@gmail.com

Bored and alone, he fantasizes about love and becomes consumed in an imaginary relationship. CONTACT :
Bored and alone, he fantasizes about love and becomes consumed in an imaginary relationship. CONTACT :
Just The 2 of Us UK, 2011, 13 min DIR : Mat Brooks Al and
Just The 2 of Us UK, 2011, 13 min DIR : Mat Brooks Al and
Just The 2 of Us UK, 2011, 13 min DIR : Mat Brooks Al and

Just The 2 of Us

UK, 2011, 13 min

DIR: Mat Brooks

Al and his agoraphobic atmate Michael take things to the extreme in their quest for home domination.

CONTACT: mbrooksgrape@mac.com

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Killing Anna

USA, 2011, 29 min

DIR: Paul Gallasch

After my long term girlfriend asked me to move out of our home I found myself wishing that she had instead died in a tragic accident. In order to investigate my attitudes towards loss and grief I organize and perform a funeral service as if her death was real

CONTACT: paulhenri85@gmail.com

FILM LIST A-Z

UK, 2011, 10 min

DIR: David Lilley (Loonatik and Drinks)

3 comic tales of heartache and break up. Set against the backdrop of a French Bistro where the sta just want the customers to leave, we see 3 very di erent takes on the eternal struggle of just how to dump your loved one when you’re totally sick of their stupid bloody faces.

CONTACT: info@loonatikanddrinks.com

how to dump your loved one when you’re totally sick of their stupid bloody faces. CONTACT
Luke Canada, 2012, 7 min DIR : Daniel Bartlett Luke, an estranged young man, arrives

Luke

Canada, 2012, 7 min

DIR: Daniel Bartlett

Luke, an estranged young man, arrives unannounced at his families home after leaving them on unsettled terms a few years prior. A emotional roller coaster through the human heart.

CONTACT: bartlettdaniel6@gmail.com

The Man in the Suit

USA, 2011, 18 min

DIR: Elizabeth Friedman

Two unusual people cross paths and form a strange bond.

CONTACT: izzofriedman@gmail.com

18 min DIR : Elizabeth Friedman Two unusual people cross paths and form a strange bond.
La Mia Mantia Italy, 2011, 30 min DIR : Giulio Vita Amanda was born in
La Mia Mantia Italy, 2011, 30 min DIR : Giulio Vita Amanda was born in
La Mia Mantia Italy, 2011, 30 min DIR : Giulio Vita Amanda was born in

La Mia Mantia

Italy, 2011, 30 min

DIR: Giulio Vita

Amanda was born in Calabria but she left with her mother

when she was 5. hometown.

After her father dies, she returns to her

CONTACT: giuliovita@laguarimba.com

Making Funny Stu 3

Canada, 2012, 22 min

DIR: Funny Stu

We’re a comedy triumvirate called FUNNY STUFF and we’re making funny stu . Our rst episode won some awards at some awesome lm fests and everyone thinks we’re really funny stu . So check out our stu , it’s funny.

CONTACT: makingfunnystu .ca

and everyone thinks we’re really funny stu . So check out our stu , it’s funny.
and everyone thinks we’re really funny stu . So check out our stu , it’s funny.
and everyone thinks we’re really funny stu . So check out our stu , it’s funny.
and everyone thinks we’re really funny stu . So check out our stu , it’s funny.
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FILM LIST A-Z

Migracija Canada, 2011, 9 min DIR: Catherine Kaiser Danka, a Serbian immigrant new to Toronto,
Migracija
Canada, 2011, 9 min
DIR: Catherine Kaiser
Danka, a Serbian immigrant new to Toronto, struggles while
trying to nd a way to send money back home for her sister's
therapy.
CONTACT: wanniganproductions@gmail.com
Mr. Shultz in Public
Canada, 2012, 2 min
DIR: Josh Shultz
Many teachers do not want to run into their students in
public. Especially when those teachers are with their
obnoxious friends. This is why.
CONTACT: shultzjosh@gmail.com

Murgi Keno Mutant

Bangladesh, 2011,15 min

DIR: Nayeem Mahbub

In the near future, Bangladesh is terrorized by killer mutant chickens. A team of kung-fu ghting chefs are determined to keep chicken on the menu.

CONTACT: nayeem.mahbub@gmail.com

chickens. A team of kung-fu ghting chefs are determined to keep chicken on the menu. CONTACT
My Left Hand Man USA, 2011,18 min DIR : Antonia Bogdanovich The Emersons are a

My Left Hand Man

USA, 2011,18 min

DIR: Antonia Bogdanovich

The Emersons are a theatrical family, of sorts. A visit from a murderous loan shark gives them a chance at freedom -- but at a high price

CONTACT: tonia2010@yahoo.com

The Night of the Falling Star

France/Netherlands, 2011, 18 min

DIR: Jean-Marc Deltorn

Lost in space, Captain Oldelaf will try everything to get back home

CONTACT: malcoi e@yahoo.com

: Jean-Marc Deltorn Lost in space, Captain Oldelaf will try everything to get back home CONTACT
: Jean-Marc Deltorn Lost in space, Captain Oldelaf will try everything to get back home CONTACT
: Jean-Marc Deltorn Lost in space, Captain Oldelaf will try everything to get back home CONTACT
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FILM LIST A-Z

UK, 2011, 10 min

DIR: Leon Chambers

A secretary embarks on a very modern o ce romance with

an unexpected co-worker. Is it love or is her admirer just

after one thing?

CONTACT: leon@leonchambers.co.uk

romance with an unexpected co-worker. Is it love or is her admirer just after one thing?
Perserverance UK, 2011, 12 min DIR : Mark Owen A young woman is raped one

Perserverance

UK, 2011, 12 min

DIR: Mark Owen

A young woman is raped one night. Unprepared for the massive e ect this has on her, she secludes herself away from friends and family, but desperately tries to nd her own way in overcoming the psychological ordeal forced upon her and resume life in a normal fashion

CONTACT: belloq@sky.com

Roger The Chicken

USA, 2011, 14 min

DIR: Matthew-Lee Erlbach

A dry comedy centering on an eccentric hipster who lives his

life in a chicken suit as he struggles to strike a balance with his relationships, career, and the 'passe' social conventions around

him.

CONTACT: matthew-lee@hotmail.com

with his relationships, career, and the 'passe' social conventions around him. CONTACT : matthew-lee@hotmail.com
The Seder Canada, 2012, 12 min DIR : Justin Kelly Leo is bringing Mitchell home

The Seder

Canada, 2012, 12 min

DIR: Justin Kelly

Leo is bringing Mitchell home to meet his parents for the rst time. Judith isn’t thrilled about meeting her son’s new partner, on the night of the Seder, with Rabbi Solomon as guest of honour.

CONTACT: justin@timshelpictures.com

So Many Hours in the Day

Canada, 2011, 23 min

DIR: Dustin Alen

When a brilliant but obsessive scientist miraculously reunites with a woman from his past happiness clouds his suspicion but the truth behind her reappearance turns out to be very real and the miracle becomes a tragedy for more then just himself.

CONTACT: alen.dustin@gmail.com

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FILM LIST A-Z

Sola, Contigo

Mexico, 2011, 5 min

DIR: Ricardo Martinez

A young girl deals with the pain of breaking up. Her desire

to get over her old lover will break the boundaries between reality and fantasy.

CONTACT: ricardo.mtzg91@gmail.com

desire to get over her old lover will break the boundaries between reality and fantasy. CONTACT
Soleil USA, 2012, 17 min DIR : Patrick Shanahan In a Land of Conformists, where

Soleil

USA, 2012, 17 min

DIR: Patrick Shanahan

In a Land of Conformists, where all it's inhabitants wear the same mask, one man chooses to step outside. For love, for himself, for life. What will become of Soleil without the mask? Love? Life? Death?

CONTACT: artbypatrick@gmail.com

Then She Was Gone

Australia, 2011, 7 min

DIR: Burleigh Smith

Basil pursues Mia. But Mia is only interested in men who are masculine.

CONTACT: burleighsmith@yahoo.com.au

Smith Basil pursues Mia. But Mia is only interested in men who are masculine. CONTACT :
Smith Basil pursues Mia. But Mia is only interested in men who are masculine. CONTACT :
This Is Not Real UK, 2011, 7 min DIR : Gergely Wootsch A young boy's

This Is Not Real

UK, 2011, 7 min

DIR: Gergely Wootsch

A young boy's chimerical journey from a small English town

to the Himalayas that leads him to an all de ning conclusion.

CONTACT: hello@gergely-wootscha.com

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Thrown

UK, 2011, 13 min

DIR: Ryd Cook

A family bereavement leads to a favourite chair being

assigned to the scrap heap, until a seemingly insigni cant discovery leads to a change of heart.

CONTACT: rydcook@gmail.com

FILM LIST A-Z

The Undrawn

Canada, 2012, 22 min

DIR: Je rey P. Nesker

The exploits of six ridiculous, drunk, slutty and ine ective superhero bottom feeders at SuperCorp. in their plight to make a name for themselves and achieve the ultimate success - getting drawn in a comic book and even nabbing a movie franchise in the name of crime ghting!

CONTACT: je reyp@ocularnutrition.ca

in a comic book and even nabbing a movie franchise in the name of crime ghting!
Waiting For Yesterday New Zealand/Belgium/France/Germany, 2012, 17 min DIR : Patrick Junghans A depressed man
Waiting For Yesterday New Zealand/Belgium/France/Germany, 2012, 17 min DIR : Patrick Junghans A depressed man
Waiting For Yesterday New Zealand/Belgium/France/Germany, 2012, 17 min DIR : Patrick Junghans A depressed man

Waiting For Yesterday

New Zealand/Belgium/France/Germany, 2012, 17 min

DIR: Patrick Junghans

A depressed man struggles to move on and can't escape the haunting memories of his wife.

CONTACT: mail@maerlyn.de

Weaver sh

UK, 2012, 39 min

DIR: Harrison Wall

For some, Fountainhead Creek was what their memories were made of. For others, it was a place to claim back. But for everyone, the danger is yet to surface.

CONTACT: harrisonwall@live.com

For others, it was a place to claim back. But for everyone, the danger is yet
For others, it was a place to claim back. But for everyone, the danger is yet

With No One Else in the World

Israel, 2011, 24 min

DIR: Tal Haring

An injured criminal meets a depressed waitress in an empty pub after a failed robbery. As the night passes the two get intimate, but never really reveal to each other their secrets and pasts.

CONTACT: talharing@gmail.com

two get intimate, but never really reveal to each other their secrets and pasts. CONTACT :
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two get intimate, but never really reveal to each other their secrets and pasts. CONTACT :

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