Short Film Winner
"SHE WROTE, HE WROTE"
Comedy - 3:40
Two writers with different visions work on one story with comic results. Based on an internet story.
Liz Lehmann's Sci-Fi screenplay, "The Shadow Walker" won a bronze Remi at the Houston Worldfest. Her short film, "Lovesong," is in the Movies on a Shoestring permanent collection. Currently, she is raising funding to direct a low budget Sci-Fi feature, and writing a feature script based on this short.
Short Film Winners
"WAITING FOR JOHNNIE WALKER"
Western Drama - 30:00
Hana Lee is a lonely woman who visits the local bar, night after night, waiting for her "hero" to take her away. A mystery to everyone, the small town locals speak of her in whispers, except for Karl, the compassionate bartender, who shares her hopes that her hero will appear.
Kerry Logan has produced, written and/or directed over one hundred shows from Off-Broadway to Los Angeles. This is Logan's second short film that he has written and directed, following last year's award winning "Life's Calling". He is currently at work on his first Feature in Los Angeles.
Caran Quadracci spent 10 years working in research and marketing for various Television syndicators and networks in Los Angeles and New York. She is currently living with her family in Wisconsin and working with Logan as a producer.
Short Film Winner
"YOU NEVER KNOW"
Comedy - 21:00
A young man on the verge of his wedding has an identity crisis that rocks his world.
Monte Merrick is a screenwriter whose credits include Memphis Belle, Staying Together, 8 Seconds, Oliver Twist (with Richard Dreyfuss and Elijah Wood), Miracle at Midnight and Flash. He began his career as a playwright and has had many productions of his work in New York and around the country.