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Saturday, July 2 • 11:05am - 11:49am
STUDENT SHORTS PROGRAM (GEEK FILM FEST)

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STUDENT SHORTS PROGRAM  [~55 minutes]

CLIQUETASTROPHE
5:57 minutes/US/English / Student Short/Comedy
Director: Michael Felker* (Florida State University School of Motion Picture Arts)

MIAMI PREMIERE / Filmed in Florida 
ABOUT THE FILM:     Set in 1999 at the Cobb High School cafeteria, Clarke Averbush, a movie geek, attempts to ask Becky Lauderdale, a popular cheerleader, to the STAR WARS: PHANTOM MENACE premiere during their lunch period. But first, Clarke has to overcome the adversity of the intimidating football jock, Brad Stokes, and a cafeteria food fight started by a held-back giant bearded punk rock student. Will the movie geek get the girl of his dreams before lunch is over?
Love can get a little messy.  Source: filmmaker
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:     Michael Felker, enthusiastic filmmaker since 2005, graduated from the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts in 2010. From his humble beginnings living in Huntsville, Alabama to his current endeavors in Los Angeles, California, Michael loves taking part in anything involving a camera. Whether its shooting petite projects on the weekends to tackling elaborate multi-day productions, Michael throws himself into any aspect of making a quality film, from boom operating to producing.
CAST: John Wilkstrom, Victoria Nugent, David “Ruty” Rutenberg, Trevin Connor, Adam Johns and Andrew Syder.
* Be sure to catch director Michael Felker at the Florida Filmmaker panel and screening Q&A’s!

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FIGHTER
5:31 minutes/US/English / Student Short/Animation
Director: Steve Ly (Academy of Art University in San Francisco)
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FLORIDA PREMIERE
ABOUT THE FILM:     David Lo is one of the best Lightweight Mix Martial Arts (MMA) Champions of all time, but he wants to go down as the Greatest Fighter of all time so he challenges the Heavyweight Champion (Magnus Larsen) to an Open Weight Fight.  It’s a risk to put his legacy on the line, but to him, it’s worth it.  It’s a once in a lifetime chance to make history and he cannot pass it up.  Source: filmmaker
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:     Steve Ly graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a major in 3D Animation.  He is influenced by action movies, video games and the art of story-telling. There are still many avenues to discover and his goal is to focus on some genres that aren't see on the big screen. Ly states: “We are limited only by our imaginations and I intend to explore new territory while simultaneously paying homage to those that inspired me to tell stories in the first place.”  Source: filmmaker

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GAME GORILLA
8:42 minutes/US/English / Student Short/Gaming/Dark Comedy
Director: Michael Felker* (Florida State University School of Motion Picture Arts)

WORLD PREMIERE / Filmed in Florida 
ABOUT THE FILM:     Jeremy Milton, a thirty-five year old overweight greasy man-child with no job and is currently living with his aging nagging mother. One thing he can claim as his own is his dominance at the local arcade as the reigning high score champion and mentor to the kids there. But all that slowly crashes down when a mysterious player starts taking his high scores, and Jeremy’s moody inner bully starts coming out.  Source: filmmaker
CAST:  Greg Milton, Julien Bensimhon, Tommy Varnado, Janet Findling, Ryan Koch, Corinne Gallagher, and Trevin Connor.
* Be sure to catch director Michael Felker at the Florida Filmmaker Panel and screening Q&A’s!

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THE OUTCAST OF CAMELOT
20 minutes/US/English / Student Short/Dramatic
Director: Shane King (West Lost Angeles College)

EAST COAST PREMIERE
ABOUT THE FILM:      THE OUTCAST OF CAMELOT is a character study of Guinevere and the rogue Knights. The story follows the struggle for power in Camelot following the death of King Arthur and deals with the importance of the individual and the frailty of human existence.  Source: filmmaker -       Interesting characters with great fight and stunt scenes, this student filmmaker has an eye for action!  Source: Kat Anderson, lead programmer

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:      Shane King is a student at West Los Angeles College and holds a second degree black belt in Jinenkan martial arts. King previously photographed the short film THE ROMANOV’S LAST PHOTOGRAPH. Influences include the films of Michael Laughlin, Werner Herzog, and John Ford.  Source: filmmaker
CAST:     Thomas Montgomery, Andrea Montgomerty, Anthony Parvino, Don Anderson, Amber Ward, James Deam Moore, John Searles, Richard Searles, Henny Purcell, Meghan Wren, Spike Steingasser, Alan Meunier, Karianne Flaathen, Stepka Li, Sara Spink, Kenwa Newell, Kenji Donville, Takuji Kuramoto, and Taggert Peebles.

 



Saturday July 2, 2011 11:05am - 11:49am
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