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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

Past Show: Wed April 20 – National Canadian Film Day Screening

The next show on April 20 is a part of National Canadian Film Day and will be screening Canadian short films. Also the first submission date for the 8th Annual Hot Shot Shorts Contest.

The CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Join the event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/587054414790346/

SPECIAL SCREENING Celebrating National Canadian Film Day

plus the FIRST SUBMISSION for the 8th Annual Hot Shot Shorts Contest

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 our Facebook Group  at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/18306091376/

HOSTED by MACKENZIE GRAY

Produced by PAUL ARMSTRONG

Co-Produced by ALEXANDRA STASESON

Technical Direction by ANAISA VISSER

Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer ROBIN CHAN

Associate Producer STEPHANIE HALBER

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 1997 followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker followed by networking & socializing. No Minors. Prizes galore.

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Past Show: Wednesday July 15

The CELLULOID SOCIAL CLUB

presented in association with Etch Media

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

a selection of

2015 LEO Award Winning Shorts

including Best Short Film

and other great films

and final submission date for the 7th Annual Hot Shot Shorts Contest

Join the FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/721768491303066

Hot Shot Shorts Contest FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/657898120976441

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