2001 Woodstock Film Festival - SHORTS PROGRAM #2 - WACKY PACKS

 

The Ballad of Little Roger Mead
Directed by Mark Carter
2000/color/20min
 
2001 Spirit of Slamdance Award Winner
Much to the horror of his father, 12-year old Little Roger Mead summons the courage to express himself at a small town talent show. His act is unforgettable as he purges himself of his father’s disapproval and finds the strength to share his unique gift with the world.

Mark Carter directed the "Action Figure" campaign ad for Governor Jesse Venture. He is currently directing a variety of projects including promos for ABC’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

Mark Carter
128 S. Reeves Dr., #8
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
310-271-3414
501-421-1289
mark@littlerogermead.com
www.littlerogermead.com

Bloodhag: The Faster You Go Deaf, The More Time You Have to Read
Directed by Brad Vanderburg
2000/color/8min

A death-metal rock group tours Puget Sound area libraries and plays short heavy metal songs about science-fiction authors VERY LOUDLY to inspire kids to read.

Graduating from USC Film School in 1985, Brad Vanderburg completed his first feature Live with This in 1993. A road documentary about L.A. indie punk legends Popdefect, Live... played at festivals throughout the U.S. and internationally. He has just completed his first narrative feature, I-5, starring Dana Ashbrook (Twin Peaks) and Dawn Maxey (That Thing You Do).

Brad Vanderburg
Reality Train Pictures
1921 16th Ave. South
Seattle, WA 98144
206-323-3575
burgism@aol.com

dot
Directed by Kate Schultz
2001/color/7min

dot is a deadpan ironic comedy about a lone survivor after grand scale layoffs at an internet company. dot is a story of delusion in the midst of decay and the all too human impulse to apply order and meaning to chaos.

Kate Schultz’s first film was The One, The Only, Jan Terri. She has written a number of screenplays including By Any Other Name. As a child, Kate was a member of Young People’s Theater with the Performing Arts of Woodstock.

Kate Schultz
Dotcomedy Productions
359A Prospect Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-768-5877
kateschultz2001@hotmail.com

8 1/2x11
A short film by David Licata
1999/color/7min

"...because getting a job is hard work"  8½ x 11 is a wry comedy about the dehumanizing process of looking for a job. It is an immediately recognizable, slightly absurd, comic portrayal of a nameless Everyman lost in the morass of the job interview circuit.

 

David Licata is a screenwriter and filmmaker living in Manhattan.  He has
written for television (ESPN), contributed scads of movie reviews for video
guides, and penned erotica (don't ask).  He has been on more job interviews
than you could possibly imagine.

CAST

Lavatory Man - PAUL ALBE
Interviewee - TRIP CULLMAN
Nonprofit Woman  - SUSAN GRACE
Personal Assistant Man  - WILLIAM MICHALS
Human Resources Woman - ELLEN POMPEO
Junk Mail Woman - CYNTHIA SANDMANN
 

CREW
 
Producers - DAVID LICATA, ZAK OTHMER, CARRIE J. SPECHT 
Director of Photography  - ZAK OTHMER
Editor - PHYLLIS FAMIGLIETTI
Production Designer - RICHARD WHITEFORD II
Sound Design - MATTHEW FLEECE


Contact: (print source)
David Licata
Blood Orange Films
75 West End Avenue, P7A
New York, NY 10023
212.582.5022
david@bloodorangefilms.com
website:  bloodorangefilms.com
 


Lucy’s Dream
Directed by Relah Eckstein
1999/B&W/13min

Lucy is a cute dog who dreams she is a woman who’s in love with her master, who fantasizes she’s a drummer in Jimmy Angel’s all-girl rock ’n’ roll band. Lucy is currently undergoing therapy.

Relah Eckstein studied still photography, ballet and music before making films in 1990 at Los Angeles City College. Since then she has made eight surreal fantasy films that include Oat-Meal, The Room, Eye Creature and Eggy Time. Her films have won numerous awards and screened at many film festivals worldwide.

Relah ECKSTEIN
Pajama Life Productions
P.O. Box 18123
Encino, CA 91416
818-881-7822
relah@earthlink.net
http://www.pajamalife.com

Patrick Swayze: Cartoon Sound Wizard
Directed by Jordan Brady
2000/color/5min

Patrick Swayze, sound professional, teaches sound effect amateurs how to properly create sounds. They are shocked at his methods.

Jordan Brady
HKM Productions
1641 N. Ivar Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 465-9494
(323) 465-4203
bradyoil@yahoo.com
www.hkm.com

Mental Hygiene
Directed by Lori Silverbush
2000/color/11 min

When Caitlin’s mother insists she attend a father-daughter dance with the man next door (Pruitt Taylor Vince), Caitlin (Michelle Horn) makes an unexpected friend and discovers the truth abut first impressions. Produced in association with the American Film Institute’s directing workshop for women.

Lori Silverbush received her masters degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She currently works as a screenwriter and freelance magazine contributor in New York City.


The Red Scorpion
Directed by Tom Hodgson
2001/color/6min
 
New York Premiere

The Red Scorpion arrives to save earth from the evil Diabolique. He travels to Africa on a 1903 schooner, falls in love with the powerful Portuguese beauty Segana and discovers the carbonized remains of his ally 3L3. His nitrogen tanks, however, are running dangerously low.

Tom Hodgson
Industrial Mice and Rabbits
6031 35th Place, NW
Seattle, WA 98107
206-329-4641
redscorpion15@hotmail.com
www.theredscorpion.com

Shy Guy (Le Timide)
Directed by Fabien Michel
2000/color/8min

A timid man accidentally becomes an eye-witness to a bank robbery.
Feigning a coma in order to evade police and media-attention, he only
draws more attention to himself.

 

Fabien Michel has studied acting, directing and dramatic writing all over the world. Fabien studied theater at the Marseilles Conservatory of Drama. He later became assistant to director Terence Young and has worked with Arthur Penn, James V. Hart, John Sloss, Bill Duke, Patrick Braoude and Randall Kleiser.

Fabien Michel
4701 Natick Ave., #312
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
818-817-7707
603-507-8023
fabien_michel@hotmail.com

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