Past Show: Wednesday July 15


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

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Call for Volunteers: for Front of House.

Arrive approx 6:15pm.

Free Entry & Drink. If interested:

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


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

Twitter: celluloidsocial


Etch Media:




Technical Direction by ANAISA VISSER

Webmaster ROBIN CHAN

Associate Producer STEPHANIE HALBER


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.

Luk’Luk’I : Mother written & directed by Wayne Wapeemukwa, produced by Matt Drake & Riley Harvey, DOP Christopher Kempinski, Shayne Zwickel and Jan Wolff, music by Dan Ross, starring Angel Gates as Stoney, Eric Buurman as Eric and Lilianna LaGreca as Star. 19 min., fiction, 2014 – A full-time mother and part-time sex worker goes missing on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside during the 2010 Winter Olympics. TIFF’14, VIFF’14, Hamburg International Short Film Festival, LEO Awards 2015 winner: Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Sound Editing and Best Overall Sound.

BEDBUGS: A MUSICAL LOVE STORY directed by Matthew Kowalchuk, written by Shauna Johannesen, music by James Danderfer, produced by Sean Tyson, DP Will Minsky, edited by Arlein Garcia, executive produced by Paul Armstrong & Ines Eisses, associate produced by Jackie Nguyen, starring Shauna Johannesen, Sebastien Archibald, Jennifer Copping – Tormented by bedbugs, an ostracized woman learns an unexpected lesson about acceptance. 15 min, musical comedy, Crazy8s 2014. Winner of 3 Leo Awards 2015: Screenwriting, Musical Score, Production Performance by a Female (Shauna Johannesen)

MYTHOS:  PIED PIPER written & directed by KAREN LAM, produced by KAREN WONG, DOP THOMAS BILLINGSLEY, music by PATRIC CAIRD, starring INGRID NILSON Voice, DANIEL ARNOLD and NATALIE GRACE. 5 min., Supernatural Dark Fairy Tales, 2014 – A manipulative man uses the internet to prey on his teen victims. The internet killer follows his teen victim into the woods, only to meet something far deadlier than his psyche. Leo Award 2015 Best Web Series

BROKEN PALACE written & directed by Ross Munro, produced by Maria Munro, Ron Heaps & Ross Munro, DOP Ron Heaps, Music by Ivan Barbou, starring Kristen Brown as the Usherette and Simon Webb as the Narrator. 6 min, documentary short, 2014 – A short documentary about the rapidly disappearing era of heritage movie palaces and the film going experience once offered within those hallowed walls. VIFF ’14, Hollyshorts Screening Series ’15, Powell River Film Festival ’15.

Trailer for GOING FURTHER – Fifty years after the iconic first Trip, Ken Kesey’s son Zane took the Furthur Bus and his father’s legacy-back on the road for its longest running tour in history. Armed with a new band of Merry Pranksters, the Furthur bus traveled over 15,000 miles in 75 days, riding into music festivals, community events, tribal gatherings and national landmarks. Get “On the Bus” as we experience first-hand the seeds sown by Ken and his crew, and how they’ve inspired a new generation. Through never-before-seen archive footage, as well as over 300 hours of film shot over the course of three months, Going Furthur will explore the roots of a culture birthed in the early sixties, and how the mission of those first few idealists have influenced the counterculture of today.

Trailer for LAWRENCE & HOLLOMAN directed by Matthew Kowalchuk, written by Daniel Arnold & Matthew Kowalchuk, produced by Paul Armstrong, Daniel Arnold & Matthew Kowalchuk, co-produced by Robyn Wiener, executive produced by Mary Anne Waterhouse & Andrew Currie, starring Ben Cotton, Daniel Arnold, Katharine Isabelle, Amy Matysio – Lawrence is an ever-optimistic suit salesman for whom everything always goes right, until he meets Holloman, a suicidal cynic, and everything starts to go wrong. Very wrong.

Best Emerging Director – 2013 Vancouver International Film Festival. Winner Best Film 2014 Canadian Comedy Awards. Opening theatrcially in Los Angeles Aug 7 and on VOD in the USA Aug 11

Trailer for A LEGACY OF WHINING written & directed by Ross Munro, produced by Maria Munro, Ron Heaps & Ross Munro, DOP Ron Heaps, music by Ivan Barbou, starring Ross Munro as Mitch, Robert David Duncan as Dunc, and Angie Descalzi as Esmeralda. 73 minutes, fiction, 2015- Two former high school friends decide to reunite thirty years later for a comically disastrous evening that proves the past ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Currently submitting to film festivals.

Trailer for THE TIMEKEEPER directed by Scott Weber, written by Walter Sawadsky & Cookie Boyle, produced by Heather Howe & Scott Weber, DOPs Graham Talbot and Nelson Talbot, Production Designer Rebecca Sjonger, music by Step Carruthers, executive produced by Paul Armstrong, Ed Brando, Robert G. Heimbecker, Robin Chan, starring Tom McBeath as Mr. Ellicott, Darla Taylor as Emily, Nathan Dashwood as Danny, Tammy Gillis as Georgina, Maxine Miller as Mavis, Scott McNeil as Jake and Pia Shandel as the Sales Assistant. 15 min, drama, 2014 – The Timekeeper reveals the storybook world of a watchmaker with traditional, time-honoured habits. Except what he sells is anything by conventional. The Timekeeper reminds us that when it comes to spending time, everyone has a choice. Winner of the 2013 Hot Shot Shorts Contest. Premiered at the 2014 Montreal World Film Festival. Selected for Telefilm’s 2015 Canada: Not Short on Talent program at the International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, France. Selected as one of 39 films out of 2393 eligible films for the ‘Coup de Coeur’ 2015 Cannes Short Film Corner. Nominated for 9 Leo Awards 2015 including Best Short Film, Direction, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Picture Editing, Overall Sound, Musical Score, Production Design, Performance by a Male (Tom McBeath) (Winner)



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