Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC 2011

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The Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC will take place November 12 & 13, 2011 at Cinema Village in New York City.

Twenty two short films from five countries will compete for awards in the categories: Comedy, Drama, Documentary and Animation.

FESTIVAL SCREENINGS
Screening Program 1: 3pm Saturday November 12, 2011
Screening Program 2: 3pm Sunday November 13, 2011
Cinema Village
22 East 12th Street, NYC

AWARDS GALA
7pm Sunday November 13, 2011
Soho Gallery for Digital Art
138 Sullivan Street, NYC

SCREENING PROGRAM 1
Another Day Another Life, Drama 5 mins. Directed by Rohit Gupta
…With The Lights Out, Comedy 10 mins. Directed by Taylor Armstrong
The Crocodile's Wife, Animation 7 mins. Directed by Jody Cleaver
It Was A Tuesday, Documentary 19 mins. Directed by Jennifer Casriel
The Peak and the Pit, Drama 13 mins. Directed by David Lee
Drone, Animation 18 mins. Directed by Harrison Heller
We Met Online, Comedy 12 mins. Directed by Yingqian Wang
Departures, Drama 12 mins. Directed by Ali Y. Akarcesme
Thomas Jefferson Lives, Comedy 18 mins. Directed by Stephen Cognetti
Angela's Garden, Documentary 16 mins. Submitted by Matthew O'Connor
Golden Ears, Animation 5 mins. Directed by Jonathan Rosen
Squeeze, Comedy 6 mins. Directed by Will Goodfellow

SCREENING PROGRAM 2
Bubble Gum Smackers, Drama 17 mins. Directed by Lindsay Garvin
Apparitions, Animation 5 mins. Direceted By Austin Furtak-Cole
Balls, Comedy 7 mins. Directed by Jeremy Smith
N.Y. Uke, Documentary 20 mins. Directed by Manon Gauthier
After The Torment, Drama 16 mins. Submitted by Jason OBrien
Bathing & The Single Girl, Comedy 11 mins. Directed by Christine Elise McCarthy
Coffee & Pie, Comedy 15 mins. Submitted by Andrew Stoneham
Thicker Than Water, Drama 14 mins. Directed by Anissa Folley
8 Second Dance, Animation 8 mins. Submitted by Howard Cook
Brother Rob, Documentary 20 mins. Directed by Sofian Khan
Atroz, Comedy 10 mins. Directed by Francisco Álvarez

Emerging Filmmaker Spotlight: Bradley Jackson
a life behind the laughter

Austin filmmaker and Doorpost Film Project 2010 Winner, Bradley Jackson discusses short film making, the festival circuit, and challenges of breaking into the industry.

Saturday 11/12/11
Noon-2pm
@ O'Hanlon's
349 East 14th Street
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues

Bradley Jackson is an accomplished writer/director living in Austin, Texas. His comedic shorts THE BIGGEST WEAKNESS, PLAYLAND and I LOVE YOU, WILL SMITH were all finalists in the Doorpost film contest. His comedic short PLAYING CHICKEN won the Audience Award and Best Narrative Short at the South by Southwest Click Film Festival, Best Student Short at the JumpCut International Film Festival and recently won the $10,000 grand prize for best film/animation in the Famecast Online Talent Competition. The film was praised a "The quintessential comedic short... perfection" by the AV Club and "demonstrating an expert sense of visual storytelling" by Movie Maker Magazine. His screenwriting can be seen in the award winning, Sony Produced web series SCRIPT COPS directed by Austin filmmaker Scott Rice. The series has been viewed over a million times on Crackle.com. Bradley also recently optioned his feature length screenplay DRUNK DIAL to LA based TenFour Pictures with Gil Cates Jr., (Lucky, starring Colin Hanks and Jeffrey Tambor) set to direct.

Navigating the Film Festival Circuit
a panel discussion with NYC Festival Directors

New York City Festival Directors discuss the ins & outs of the film festival circuit, and offer advice on how to take advantage of being an Official Selection.

Sunday 11/13/11
Noon-2pm
@ The American Mime Theater
61 4th Avenue
2nd floor, Buzzer #2
Between 9th & 10th Streets

Jonathan Marc Lipp, Director Big Apple Film Festival
Michael Helman, Director WILLiFEST (Williamsburg Film Festival)
Shannon Walker, Director L.E.S. Film Festival
moderated by
Devin Assuncao, Director Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC