For those out there who want to come to the ShortFest this week/end, but can’t due to schedule conflicts, distance or budget we understand and have a solution.  How about an online festival that features hand-selected short films by the Palm Springs International Film Society?!

The Palm Springs International Film Society (people who put on the Palm Springs ShortFest) hand selected 10 short films that are all from different genres and formats for your viewing pleasures.  The sampling of shorts include live action, documentary and animated films.  These films will be up from June 11th – the end of August… so don’t waste any time!! 

Also, each film is eligible to win the ShortFest Online Film Festival, to be announced at the Closing Night Awards Ceremony – so get out there and vote!  You have until June 23rd, so don’t be a passive couch potato, but an active one!

Either press play on the YouTubes below, or visit the official website – either way…enjoy your online shortest experience! 

 

SHORTFEST ONLINE 2012

ShortFest goes digital as this year, back for its second annual edition, to bring you a special selection of 10 great short films in different genres and formats to brighten up your web-based world.

Each film in the package is eligible to win the ShortFest Online Film Festival, to be announced at our Closing Night Awards Ceremony, June 24 at the Camelot, but voting for your favorite online short from the package will run only through the end of Saturday, June 23, so please be prepared to vote anytime you go online to view the films during the run of ShortFest.

CLICK HERE TO CAST YOUR VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ONLINE FILM!

*If you have trouble viewing the voting app due to browser compatibility issues,
please click here to submit your vote via email.

 



 

Full List of Online Films (in alphabetical order)

Colour Bleed | It Ain’t Over | Kitchen Sink Drama | Lost & Found
(notes on) Biology | One Day | The Photographs of Your Junk (Will be Publicized!)
A Senior Moment | Swimming Pool | Una Hora Por Favora



The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

COLOUR BLEED

Director: Peter Szewczyk
Screenwriter: Peter Szewczyk
Producer: James Rocarols
Editor:
 Peter Szewczyk
Director of Photography: Ed Moore, Oskar Kudlacik
Music: Nic Nell
Principal Cast: Anna Barry, Milla Karkkainen, Michal Nowak

An idealistic young girl’s fate is sealed when she crosses paths with a scheming and enigmatic old woman.

RT – 8 minutes, 49 seconds

Poland, United Kingdom / 2011 / English


The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

 

IT AIN’T OVER

Director: Caleb Slain
Screenwriter: David Michael Phelps
Producer: Karl R. Koelling
Editor: Caleb Slain
Director of Photography: Chad Terpstra
Music: Kyle Campbell
Principal Cast: Ed Dobson

After being informed he has 2-5 years to live, Ed begans examining what hope can look like in a situation where clearly none exists.

RT – 10 minutes, 55 seconds

USA / 2011 / English



The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

KITCHEN SINK DRAMA 

Director: Nicholas Clifford
Screenwriter: Nicholas Clifford
Producer: Michael Ciccone
Editor: Robert Sarroff
Director of Photography: Charlie Sarroff
Principal Cast: Jason Perini, Kate McNamara, Jesse Rosenfeld

Slacker Aaron serves up pregnant girlfriend Stacey the worst marriage proposal ever.

RT – 4 minutes, 59 seconds

Australia / 2011 / English


The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

LOST & FOUND

Director: Sam Washington
Screenwriter: Sam Washington
Director of Photography: Alan Stewart
Composer: Avshalom Caspi
Principal Cast: Lisa Cawthorne, James Merry

Things go very awry for a young woman having a very bad day.

RT – 4 minutes, 25 seconds

United Kingdom / 2011 / English


The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

 

(NOTES ON) BIOLOGY

 

Director: Danny Madden
Screenwriter: Joseph Morris
Producer: Will Madden
Director of Photography: Jonathan Silva
Music: Robo Ellies
Principal Cast: Lisa Cawthorne, James Merry

A bored high school student turns his Biology notes into a wildly adventurous flip book. {Winner of Best Animated Short at South by Southwest FF}

RT – 5 minutes, 40 seconds

USA / 2012 / English


The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

ONE DAY


Director: Daniel Junge
Screenwriter: Glenn Smith
Editor: Davis Coombe
Cinematographer: Luke Geissbuhler
Sound: Leslie Gaston
Principal Cast: John Shrapnel

Oscar-winner Daniel Junge (Saving Face, 2012) interviews a diverse group of incredibly impressive children from around the world who share their dreams for the future.

RT – 17 minutes, 38 seconds

USA / 2011 / English



The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOUR JUNK
(WILL BE PUBLICIZED!)

Director: Ronnie Butler, Jr.
Screenwriter: Ronnie Butler, Jr.
Producer: Ronnie Butler, Jr.
Editor: Charles Little II, Art Bell
Director of Photography: Ralphe Wolfgang
Music: Eban Schletter, Ronnie Butler, Jr.
Principal Cast: Ronnie Butler Jr., Jaylen Moore, Alexandra Rodriguez, Justin James Hughes, Misty Monroe, Jon Weinberg, Marilyn Rising

A spoken word artist satirizes our social media dependent celebrity obsessed culture.

RT – 5 minutes, 33 seconds

USA / 2011 / English



The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

 

A SENIOR MOMENT

Director: Michelle Davidson
Screenwriter: Michelle Davidson
Producer: Patrick Rea
Editor: Patrick Rea
Director of Photography: Hanuman Brown-Eagle
Score: Noel Selders
Principal Cast: Joicie Appell, Jeannine Hutchings, Kip Niven, Carol Leighton, Frank Robertson, Rolland Love

Three ‘hot’ elderly women living in a retirement home fumble with modern technology as one of them makes the mistake of using the wrong letter in a text message she sends to a man she has an interest in at the center…

RT – 5 minutes, 32 seconds

USA / 2012 / English



The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

 

SWIMMING POOL

Director: Alexandra Hetmerova

Screenwriter: Alexandra Hetmerova
Producer: Barbora Prikaska
Editor: Adam Patyk
Music: Johann Strauss Jr.
Foley: Olinka Cechova
Voices: Radovan Klucka, Barbora Prikaska, Bruno Hajek

Two lonely souls meet up one night at a public swimming pool at a nearby park, and suddenly love is in the air. But these are not just any two lonely people, and when a park guard insists they get out of the pool, their idyllic swim may be over for keeps…

RT – 6 minutes, 35 seconds

Czech Republic / 2011



The Palm Springs International Shortfest Presents A Special Online Screening of

 

UNA HORA POR FAVOR

 

Director: Jill Soloway
Screenwriter: Jill Soloway
Producer: Catherine Haight
Editor: Amir Heshmati
Director of Photography: Aaron Barnes
Principal Cast: Michaela Watkins, Wilmer Valderrama

In this comedic story, a lonely single woman hires a day laborer for an hour and winds up getting much more than she has bargained for…

RT – 13 minutes, 14 seconds

USA / 2011 / English, Spanish

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Check this out, visit and vote for your favorite short film for 2012, please visit:

www.PSFILMFEST.ORG/SHORTFEST

 

 

 

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