Next Celluloid Social Club Wednesday July 18

Presenting 2018 LEO Award Winners & Nominees including RUPTURE

winner of Best Short Film,

Best Director and Best Screenwriting.

Also screening the Hot Shot Shorts Contest Winner SEND US SMOKES

and other great short films

Celluloid Social Club presented in part by

StoryHive

Join the Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/650653508615968

Doors – 7:30pm      Show – 8:00pm       No Minors.

The ANZA Club, #3 West 8th Ave. at Ontario St., Vancouver, BC

Free Parking/close to Broadway/Main St bus routes/Skytrain

Admission/Membership:

pay what you can sliding scale $5-$10 cash at door.

Call for Volunteers: for Front of House.

Arrive approx 6:15pm.

Free Entry & Drink. If interested: @emilyweldon

Twitter: celluloidsocial

Join the CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB FACEBOOK GROUP at    http://www.facebook.com/groups/18306091376/

HOSTED by DAVID C JONES

Produced by PAUL ARMSTRONG

Technical Direction by MARJOLAINE VALLET
Volunteer Coordination by EMILY WELDON

Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer ROBIN CHAN

Founded by PAUL ARMSTRONG, JEANNE HARCO & CATHI BLACK

Vancouver, B.C…The CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB, monthly screenings featuring the best in independent provocative short films since November 13, 1997 followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker followed by networking & socializing. No Minors. Prizes galore.

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RUPTURE written and directed by Yassmina Karajah, produced by David Findlay, DOP Blake Davey, Edited by Yassmina Karajah & Blake Davey, Production Designer Sophie Jarvis, Costumes Billie Danger. Music by Cayne MacKenzie. Starring Asaad Al Arid, Salam Almarzouq, Hussein Al Ahmad & Wazira Al Ahmad. Canada/Jordan, Arabic w/ English subtitles, 18 min., Drama, 2017 – Introducing a cast of first time actors and war survivors who channel their own life experiences of loss and new beginnings through a fictional narrative, Rupture follows the journey of four Arab teens on their quest to find a public pool in their new city on a hot summers day.  2018 LEO Award Winner Best Short Film, Best Director and Best Screenwriting. Vancouver International Film Festival – Best BC Short Film Award Toronto International Film Festival
Slamdance Film Festival – Narrative Shorts Grand Jury Prize, Russo Brothers Fellowship Award
New Directors/New Films at the MoMA/Lincoln Film Center
Dubai International Film Festival
TIFF Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival

SEND US SMOKES directed by Michelle Kee (Mattress), written by Anaïsa Visser (Bordered) and produced by Jon Warne & Shane Day, executive produced by Paul Armstrong, Ed Brando, Rob Heimbecker, Robin Chan, Chris Philips, starring Sara Canning, Matthew MacCaull & Ada Jones-Kuranko, cinematographer Liam Mitchell, production designer Bryan Eng, 11 min, 2017 – When 7-year-old Adelaide finds the care package of cigarettes she prepared for her father won’t be delivered to him as he serves on the front lines of World War 1, she decides to embark on a fantastical adventure to take it to him herself.
WINNER of the 8th ANNUAL HOT SHOT SHORTS CONTEST  Nominated for Best Costume Design for 2018 Leo Awards

WOODMAN directed by Mike Jackson, written by Peter New, produced by Roz Young, Rory Tucker, and Avi Glanzer, Cinematography by Naim Sutherland, music by Jeff Tymoschuk, starring Peter New as The Woodman, Aliza Vellani as The Lady in Blue, Tyler Mitchell as The Young Woodman, Katerina Kateliva as The Fiancé, Sabrina Prada as The Wife, John Murphy as The Boss, John Prowse as The Client, and Mel Tuck as The Toymaker. 16 min., Fantasy, Crazy8s 2017 – After more than a century, the toymaker’s wooden boy is still alive, languishing in a ramshackle basement apartment. The Woodman’s patchwork computer takes him online but for every lie he tells, his bramble of nose grows. Trapped in this cage, the Woodman searches for a true connection and a chance to finally be real. 2018 Leo Award Winner Short Drama Make-Up and nominations for Screenwriting, Sound, Production Design, Costume Design, and Best Male Performance; Festival du Film Merveilleux Winner Le Coup de Coeur Jury Prize; FantaSci Short Film Festival Winner Best Effects; 2018 Mexico International Film Festival Winner Special Jury Prize; Amsterdam Film Festival Van Gogh Awards Winner Special Jury Prize International Short Filmmaking; International Christian Film Festival Nominee Best Lead Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Short Film; Sonoma International Film Festival Winner Best Dramatic Short and Audience Choice Award; Deep in the Heart Film Festival Winner Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi Short; Mirror Mountain Film Festival Nominee Best Film 2018.

INCONCEIVABLE (1 episode) directed by Joel Ashton McCarthy, written by Joel Ashton McCarthy, Rachel Kirkpatrick & Mike Doaga produced by Marena Dix & Nach Dudsdeemaytha, DOP Shawn Seifert, starring Bruce Novakowky & Katie Stuart. 9:30, Web Series Dramedy Telus StoryHive 2017 – After a brief fling, Rita (spiritually minded 24 year old who identifies as a lesbian that works as a mental health worker) and Adam (25 year old flamboyant, straight career obsessed filmmaker) decide that they are better off as friends than romantic partners. This realization changes drastically when a week later they find out they are pregnant due to a failed condom and a failed Plan b pill. After debating whether this anomaly is bad luck or destiny, Rita and Adam decide to keep the baby and enter the wild and crazy world of unplanned parenthood. A true story of what to expect when you’re not expecting. Best of Fest winner (Vancouver Web Fest), Breakout Series Nomination (Gotham Awards), Audience Choice Award (OutWebFest) and Best Actress Winner (Hollyweb Festival).
Winner: 2018 LEO Award for Best Web Series

HUMANS music video- Breakfast With Liz, Directed by Peter Ricq, written by Peter Ricq, produced by Amber Ripley, Riun Garner, Blake Davey, Peter Ricq, DOP by Blake Davey, Riun Garner, music by HUMANS (Robbie Slade, Peter Ricq), starring Sami Thompson (lead),  Music Video, 2018. An injured young lady seeks a place to hide as we hear police sirens in the distance. She finds a laundromat where she changes clothes and starts to daydream. LEO AWARDS for Best Music video of 2018.

TEASER for GONERS directed by Kryshan Randel for the feature film GONERS to be directed by Ken Hegan (original host of the Celluloid Social Club).

TRAILER for RED EYE directed by S. Siobhan McCarthy, written by S. Siobhan McCarthy & John Robert McGie, produced by S. Siobhan McCarthy, Asha Gill & Lori Watt, DOP Xandra Grayson, music by Red Heartbreaker, starring Christine Gavin-Bartlett, Mom and Raquel Christensen, Daughter. Drama, 2018 – On Christmas Eve, Santa’s Helper, Angela, drives her estranged daughter to the airport to catch the Red Eye flight home to Angela’s ex-husband. On the car ride, she reveals the truth about her past mistakes and why he took their daughter on Christmas Day 16 years ago.  Do you believe in Santa?Cannes Short Film Corner 2018

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SPONSORS:
The ANZA Club – www.anzaclub.org
StoryHive – www.storyhive.com
Like Minded Media – www.likemindedmedia.com
Fusion Cine – www.fusioncine.com
Ameland Films Inc.

RAFFLE PRIZE SPONSORS (if interested: armspaul@gmail.com):
StoryHive – www.storyhive.com
Vancouver Chinese Film Festival
William F White International – www.whites.ca
Crazy8s – www.crazy8s.film
GearBase Camera Rentals – http://camerarentalsvancouver.com

Wed. April 18

CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

CELEBRATING

REEL CANADA’S

NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY

SPECIAL GUEST NEIL LABUTE (Van Helsing)


Celluloid Social Club presented in part by

StoryHive

Join the Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/880165268853169

Doors – 7:30pm      Show – 8:00pm       No Minors.

The ANZA Club, #3 West 8th Ave. at Ontario St., Vancouver, BC

Free Parking/close to Broadway/Main St bus routes/Skytrain

Admission/Membership:

pay what you can sliding scale $5-$10 cash at door. 

Twitter: celluloidsocial

Join the CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB FACEBOOK GROUP at    http://www.facebook.com/groups/18306091376/

HOSTED by DAVID C JONES

Produced by PAUL ARMSTRONG

Technical Direction by TIMOTHY FERNANDES

Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer ROBIN CHAN

Founded by PAUL ARMSTRONG, JEANNE HARCO

& the late great CATHI BLACK

Vancouver, B.C…The CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB, monthly screenings featuring the best in independent provocative short films since November 13, 1997 followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker followed by networking & socializing. No Minors. Prizes galore.

Continue reading Wed. April 18

Jan. 20 – Celebration of Life for Elena Esovolova

SPECIAL CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB 
Celebration of Life for Elena Esovolova  
Saturday January 20 at the ANZA Club
Celebration of Life for Elena Esovolova on Saturday January 20th
 

Join the Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1777579962543528

Call for Volunteers. Free Drink. Arrive 6pm. If interested:armspaul@gmail.com
 
On December 20th, 2017 our community lost our friend, actress and make-up artist Elena Esovolova to a tragic car accident while she was home for the holidays. 
Please join us in a celebration of her life at this special Celluloid Social Club an organization she helped out with when she lived in Vancouver.
Our MC for the evening will be Patrick Maliha with support from Alexandra Staseson & Paul Armstrong. Technical Direction by Mat Gilroy & Ryan CatherwoodAlso thank you to Lori Watt, Ashley Fester, Angelo Renai & Mackenzie Gray. 
 
Donations at door to pay for expenses.
 
7:00 pm – 8:00 – Reception (Cash Bar)
8:00 pm – 8:45 – Attendees will have an opportunity to share their stories of Elena
8:45 pm – 9:30 pm – A screening of some of Elena’s film work including:
 
‘A Match Made In Heaven’… (2009) Directed by Chris Griffin, Starring Elena Esovolova – While Maddie ‘Matchmaker’ Monahan has made a match for every one of her near hopeless & socially awkward clients, when will she find True Love for herself!?! When heartache and desperation hits her, Father Oliver is there to give her guidance in an unexpected way. This romantic comedy received Best Actress for ELena Esovolova’s Performance at the 72 Hour Laughing Stock Comedy Competition
 
‘Grow the F*ck Up!’ (2010) Directed by Chris Griffin, Starring Elena Esovolova – Margret is a wreck. At age thirty five, she’s going nowhere. The misguided artist finds herself trapped in a prison of her own creation, as the cocaine and years of debauchery wear her down. Her poor old teddy bear Mr. Gregory is her only true comfort. Play time ends abruptly one night as Mr. Gregory pounces to life in a fit of rage. Margret questions her own sanity as her teddy lectures her on her misdeeds. It’s time for Margret to grow up!
 
9:30pm – Continue the celebration with more stories and socializing.