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Saturday, July 2 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
FANTASY SHORTS PROGRAM (GEEK FILM FEST)

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FANTASY SHORTS PROGRAM

BURDEN
9:55 minutes/US/English / Short Narrative/Sci-Fi
Director: Michael David Lynch
burdenthemovie.com

MIAMI PREMIERE
ABOUT THE FILM:     BURDEN is an award winning film starring Grant Weiss and the voice of Peter Cullen  (Optimus Prime of TRANSFORMERS) and the amazing orchestral score by Rob Simonsen (500 DAYS OF SUMMER). Excellent cinematography and award winning visual effects highlight this noirish sci-fi story of a lone "Watcher" with superpowers named Calik, who decides to disobey his orders to evacuate Earth and battle an alien invasion force in an attempt to protect humans and save our world.  Source: filmmaker
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:     Michael David Lynch is an independent director and producer living in Los Angeles.  His award winning sci-fi short BURDEN was a favorite at multiple film festivals around the world. In 2010 Michael produced Insert for the internationally renowned director Paul Hunter (Bulletproof Monk).  Michael is currently developing his first feature film and this summer a feature doc he produced titled  'DROP' will be released on 3D Blu-ray.  His short films  'BURDEN' and 'Swerve', which he produced, are currently playing on Italian television and will premiere nationally on broadcast TV in fall 2011.  Source: michaeldlynch.com
CAST:     Grant Weiss, Peter Cullen (voice), Mocean Melvin (voice), Leah Rose Orleans, and Jan Rose (for full cast list, please see film site or IMDB).

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MONSTER NOIR (CONSTITUTIONENS VOKTERE #3)
9:01 minutes/Norway/Norwegian (English subtitles) / Short Narrative/Sci-Fi
Director: Ola Røyseland
constitutionensvoktere.blogspot.com


NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
ABOUT THE FILM:     Norway, 1929. Secret Agent J. Fjeld Jr. is bitten by a werewolf, accused of murder, and hunted by his own colleagues.     And things are about to get worse.  Source: filmmaker
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:     Ola Røyseland is educated as a script writer, and works as leader of a film workshop at the culture institute “Samsen kulturhus” in Kristiansand, Norway. In his spare time he writes and makes his own movies. He won the audience prize at “Film i sør” in 2009 with a short film about a drunk ant.  Source: filmmaker
CAST:     Ola Røyseland, Raymond Haugland, Kristian Nilsen, Kristian Jensen, and Kim Pettersen.

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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 3:15pm - 4:15pm
ROYAL POINCIANA BALLROOM in HOTEL (GEEK FILM FEST)

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