Shawna Shea Film Festival 2019 includes: Half-Cocked, Re-Home, The Dial Tone of Doom, Umbilicus Desidero (Winner: Best Short Doc), and The Obliteration of the Chickens (Winner: Best Editing Short)

 

Very excited that several of our films are playing the wonderful and important Shawna Shea Film Festival!!!

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Umbilicus Desidero - Thursday, Oct. 3 Starlite Gallery 129 Hamilton St., Southbridge, MA - 7:30 PM (w/Reed Unbound: The Joel M Reed Story)

Half-Cocked - Friday, Oct. 4 Starlite Gallery 129 Hamilton St., Southbridge, MA - 5 PM (w/Batraticus)

The Obliteration of the Chickens - Friday, Oct. 4 Ruth Wells Center for the Arts 111 Main St., Southbridge, MA - 5 PM (Experimental & Animated Shorts)

The Dial Tone of Doom - Saturday, Oct. 5 Starlite Gallery 129 Hamilton St., Southbridge, MA - 12 PM (shorts block)

Re-Home - Saturday, Oct. 5 Starlite Gallery 129 Hamilton St., Southbridge, MA - 12 PM (shorts block)

We were honored to receive awards for:

Best Editing - Short: Michael J. Epstein for The Obliteration of the Chickens
Best Short Documentary: Umbilicus Desidero

We were also nominated for a number of awards:

Best Horror Short: The Dial Tone of Doom (made for Tales From The Grave) / Re-Home
Best Comedy Short: Half-Cocked
Best Local Horror Short: Re-Home
Best Score - Short: Catherine Capozzi for The Dial Tone of Doom
Best Experimental: The Obliteration of the Chickens

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Nick's Bar & Restaurant

124 Millbury St., Worcester, MA

Mosaic.jpgShorts Program 7-9 p.m.
The Program
Fauxmote
Almost Charming
Beekeeping
Lost Canyon
Ring of Fire
Winkville
Taste of the Spider
The Fruit
Mosaic

Dutch.jpgShorts Program 2:30-4:30 p.m.

It's Time for Tea
Father's Day
Permeable
Meet the Author
Darkness in the Valley
Dutch

Nefarious.jpgHorror Feature 5-7 p.m.
Nefarious

​With opening short:

Misunderstood Monster

 

Scarlet Cay.jpgFeature Film 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Scarlet Cay

​With opening short:

Adult ADR

 

Ruth Wells Center for the Arts

111 Main St., Southbridge, MA

 

Billion Dollar Bus Stop.jpgShorts Program  12-2 p.m.

Get Up Eight
Bound East for Cam Rahn
Big Little Ocean
Two Rings
Perspective
Billion Dollar Bus Stop

May 1967.jpgFeature Film  2:30-4:30 p.m.

May 1967 (The Golden Age)

With opening short:

What Goes Up

Leave Now.jpgDocumentary Feature 5-7 p.m.

Leave Now

With opening short:

Convergence Point

 

Reed Unbound.jpgDocumentary Feature 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Reed Unbound: The Joel M Reed Story

With opening short:

Umbilicus Desidero

 

 

Friday, Oct. 4

Starlite Gallery

129 Hamilton St., Southbridge, MA

One Must Fall.jpgHorror Feature 12-2 p.m.
One Must Fall

With opening short:
The Lover's Kiss
Cancelled.jpgBest of SSFF2019 Spring Shorts
Margherita
Eight
Of the Nymphs
Please Translate
Canceled
The Interview
Odd Men Out.jpgI Owe You One Banana
Lights Camera Terror
The Impeccable
Odd Men Out
Batraticus.jpgHorror Feature 5-7 p.m.
Batraticus

With opening short:
Half-Cocked
Code Name Dynastud.jpgComedy Feature 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Code Name: Dyanstud
With opening short:
Jennifer

Ruth Wells Center for the Arts

111 Main St., Southbridge, MA

Made Public.jpgShorts Program 12-2 p.m.
Fried Eggs and Toast
Made Public
The Straight Man
Virginity
Binge Purge
Stealth.jpgMobile Device Filmmaking 2:30-4:30 p.m.
#Stealth

With opening shorts:
Alter
Shower Alone

Irradiate.jpgExperimental & Animated Shorts 5-7 p.m.
Sirenetta's Family Dinner
Dragonfly
Espiral
Irradiate
Exit Strategy #2
Make Believe.jpgMake Believe
The Obliteration of the Chickens
Roots Grow Together
Hot Tub Wingman
Food of the Gods
Fun More
The Stoop.jpgFeature Film  7:30-9:30 p.m.
The Stoop
With opening short:
Party of Two

Saturday, Oct. 5
Starlite Gallery

129 Hamilton St., Southbridge, MA

Water Horse.jpgHorror Shorts 12-2 p.m.

It's Me Ma
Water Horse
Midnight
Re-Home
Rat-a-Tat
Re-Home.jpgThe Dial Tone of Doom
Matryoshka
Heartbeat
First Born
See Me
The Party
Widow's Point.jpgHorror Feature 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Widow's Point

With opening short:

Our Father's Sins

Man in the Mask.jpgFeature Documentary 5-7 p.m.
The Man in the Mask
With opening short:

Captain Kinesis

Chrysalis.jpgShorts Program 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Facing Life
Alex (& Scott)
Irreparable
Adam Adams
I Am A Raindog
Sunny
From Within
SSFF Fellowship Short
Chrysalis
#Beauty Sickness

Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center

14 Mechanic St., Southbridge, MA

Student Short Films 12-2 p.m.
The Last Years.jpgDown and Away
Ready
Oblivion
The Last Years
Backup
June in January
Short Documentaries 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Guilty
U Street Contested
Lorene
Best Chance U
Jan Broberg's Guide to Thespians, Sociopaths & Scream Queens
Counter//Balance
Blessing

Afraid of nothing.jpgFeature Documentary
Afraid of Nothing
With opening short:
Macy's Goes to War

Sophia and Michael produce horror-comedy short, Half-Cocked – playing at festivals now!

Sophia and Michael collaborate with Without Your Head’s Neal Jones on short documentary, Umbilicus Desidero playing at GenreBlast IV Aug 29-Sept 1 Alamo Drafthouse Winchester, VA

Tales from the Grave: The Dial Tone of Doom – GenreBlast IV (Catherine Capozzi Best Score WINNER) – Aug 29-Sept 1 – Alamo Drafthouse – Winchester, VA

Sophia is cinematographer and Michael is gaffer and production sound on Izzy Lee’s short film, Re-Home (Next Playing GenreBlast Aug 29 – Sept 1 – Alamo Drafthouse Winchester, VA)

Michael edited Izzy Lee’s new weirdo existentialist film, The Obliteration of the Chickens – playing at The Boston Underground Film Festival