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Friday, July 1 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
GEEK/FANTASY SHORTS PROGRAM (GEEK FILM FEST)

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GEEK/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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REMAKE
6 minutes/Australia/English / Short Narrative/Comedy
Director: Chris Tomkins
octopodfilms.com

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
ABOUT THE FILM:     Two thieves on a “smash and grab” mission get more than they’d bargained for when they stumble upon the stash of a lifetime - but its a haul they can’t possibly carry. A lighthearted dig at just how obsessive film buffs can be - and how movie nerds can be found in all walks of life. Source: filmmaker
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:     Chris Tomkins is an Australian comedian who has been writing and performing comedy since the last millennium. He made his directorial debut with the short animation series “The Adventures of Terrence and Spider: Professional Bouncers” for Australia’s Comedy Channel in 2003, and has since gone to work on a number of internationally award-winning projects, ranging from short films to music videos. Tomkins’ experience covers everything from stand-up and sketch to musical comedy, but finds directing an exciting opportunity to tell other people to be funny. Tomkins is the founder of the comedy website, GORSKYS.COMedy and can sometimes be found playing comedy rock songs with his band, Man Bites God. Source: filmmaker
CAST:     Geoff Paine, Josh Cameron, Erin Dewar, Lliam Amor, Jim lawson, and Briony Williams.

 


Friday July 1, 2011 2:30pm - 3:00pm
ROOM 2400 (GEEK FILM FEST)

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