Past Show: Wednesday September 21st


Wednesday, September 21, 2016


of the local OUTtv TV Series




and #Crazy8sFilms17


and introducing several of the Top 5 Semi-Finalists in the 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





Associate Producer STEPHANIE HALBER

Technical Direction by ANAISA VISSER

Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer ROBIN CHAN


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.

The Switch: Work Love Mortal Danger – Episode 1 – “Bottom of the Rabbit Hole”  directed by Jem Garrard (The Wolf Who Came to Dinner), written by Wren Handman, Amy Fox and Shevon Singh, produced by Ingo Lou, Amanda Konkin and Michael Khazen , executive produced by Rob Heimbecker (Transcendent Pictures), DOP Sterling Bancroft, starring Nyla Rose as Sü, Amy Fox as Chris, Vincent Viezzer as Zoey and Chance Kingsmyth as Phil. 24 min., comedy, OUTtv  2016 – When Sü moves from South Carolina to Vancouver so she can come out at work, things do not go as planned. Suddenly unemployed and renovicted, she lands on her the couch of her ex, a survivalist who lives in a condemned building. Sü must then rebuild her life and find a (dysfunctional) community, with mixed results.

Created by and starring transgender actors, and carried from web pilot to OUTtv TV series by indie Vancouver, The Switch is a new kind of television.

Leo Nomination – Best Comedy, Musical or Variety

Leo Award – Amy Fox – Best Actor in a Comedy, Musical or Variety

Kindergarten, Da Bin Ich Wieder directed by Aubrey Arnason and Kalyn Miles, written by Aubrey Arnason, produced by Laura Toplass, Dave Angelski, Krista Rand, DOP Will Minsky, music by  Eric Cadesky and Nick Dyer, starring Aubrey Arnason (Bates Motel), Noel Johansen (The Age of Adeline), Daniel Arnold (Lawrence & Holloman)  10 min., Comedy, Crazy8s 2015  – When word gets out that up-and-coming TV jingle writer Audrey Ragnarson doesn’t have a complete education, she loses the prestigious Mr. Nogs Noggy Egg Nog campaign and is forced to go back to school to complete the year she missed: Kindergarten. Best Writing Award at the Vancouver Island Film Festival also screened at the Vancouver Short Film Festival, Providence Children’s Film Festival, Shortest Day Film Festival in over 90 Theatres nation wide and will air on CBC Reflections this coming fall 2016.

MEET CUTE directed by Patrick Currie, written by Brendee Green and Patrick Currie, produced by Michele Picard, Yogi Omar and Michelle Morris, DOP Andy Hodgson, music by David Browning, starring Brendee Green as Riley, Danny Mac as Evan, Ellie Harvie as Kristen and Veena Sood as Mona. 15 min., Rom Com, Crazy8s 2016 – Two strangers meet at a wedding and share an unexpected kiss. What follows changes everything they thought they knew about themselves and their sexuality. Winner Best BC Short Film Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2016 

INCONCEIVABLE directed by Joel McCarthy (I Love You So Much Its Killing Them), written by Joel McCarthy, Mike Doaga, and Rachel Kirkpatrick, produced by Nach Dudsdeemaytha and Marena Dix, DOP Shawn Seifert, music by Kyle Schreiner, Cezar White, and Jony Roy, starring Katie Stuart (Rita), Bruce Novakowski (Adam), Chantelle Naude (Trina), Shawn Richard (Tony), Mike Doaga (Mac), Justine Warrington (Doctor). 10:32 min., Comedy Drama, 2016 – After 6 months of a labeless, open-relationship Rita (spiritually minded 24 year old lesbian artist working 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. The first season follows the stages of an unexpected pregnancy from an unconventional perspective, while navigating their family and societies traditional expectations. A true story of what to expect when you’re not expecting. StoryHive Webseries 2016 Edition Grant Recipient. 

TRAILER for MARRYING THE FAMILY directed by Peter Benson, written by Taylor Hill, produced by Taylor Hill & Barbara Hill, DOP Jordan Ewan, music supervision Siân O’Bryne starring Taylor Hill as Dylan, Adam DiMarco as Corey, Nicole Oliver as Kathy, Julia Benson as Alisha, Nicholas Carella as Jordan, Alistair Abell as Cam, Peter Benson as Andrew Lindsay Collins as Nana Boo Boo, Mark Acheson as Hal Anne Marie Deluise as Carol. 85 min., Comedy/mockumentary, 2016. Weddings are a time for families to come together, but this isn’t necessarily the case with Dylan and her Fiancé Corey. This sweet mockumentary pokes fun at the absurdities of weddings, while leaving you rooting for this young couple to hopefully make it through their big day. World Premiere at VIFF 2016

TRAILER for HELLO DESTROYER Written and Directed by Kevan Funk, Produced by Haydn Wazelle & Daniel Domachowski, Cinematography by Benjamin Loeb, Music by Edo Van Breemen, Starring Jared Abrahamson (Tyson Burr), Kurt Max Runte (Coach Dale Milbury), Joe Dion Buffalo (Eric), Sarah Canning (Wendy Davis), Ben Cotton (Bill Davis) with Ian Tracey (Coach Aaron Weller) & Paul McGillion (Ron Burr), 110 Min, Drama, 2016 – A young junior hockey player’s life is shattered by an in-game act of violence. In an instant his life is abruptly turned upside down; torn from the fraternity of the team and the coinciding position of prominence, he is cast as a pariah and ostracized from the community. As he struggles with the repercussions of the event, desperate to find a means of reconciliation and a sense of identity, his personal journey ends up illuminating troubling systemic issues around violence. VIFF 2016

MIXED MATCH (festival trailer & animated clip) directed by Jeff Chiba Stearns, written by Jeff Chiba Stearns, Produced by Jeff Chiba Stearns and Ruth Vincent, DOP Jeff Chiba Stearns, music by Genevieve Vincent.  Mixed Match – 96 min., documentary, 2016 – Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities and complex genetics as they struggle with a seemingly impossible search to find bone marrow donors, all while exploring what role race plays in medicine. With the multiracial community becoming one of the fastest growing demographics in North America, being mixed race is no longer just about an identity, it can be a matter of life and death. Official selection of the 35th Vancouver International Film Festival and 36th Hawaii International Film Festival.

TRAILER for I AM HERE directed by Eoin Duffy written by Eoin Duffy, produced by Shirley Vercruysse and Maral Mohammadian, executive produced by Shirley Vercruysse and Michael Fukushima – National Film Board of Canada, animation by Eoin Duffy and Henrique Baron, original music MELANON, voiced by Nicholas Campbell and Fred Ewanuick. 5 min., short animation, 2016 – A mysterious traveller journeys across space and time in search of the origin of the universe, life, and  God. Eventually finding himself alone in the dying light of an aging cosmos, he arrives at a devastating realization. Yet the world continues to spin. Through sharp modernist shapes and a riveting score by composer duo Menalon, I Am Here takes a curious and contemplative approach to dark and complex themes like the nature of time and consciousness. Directed by Oscar®-shortlisted animator Eoin Duffy and featuring the voice acting of Nicholas Campbell (Da Vinci’s InquestGoon), I Am Here is a thoughtful and open-ended exploration of existence itself.

TRAILER for COOL DADDY directed by Roger Larry, produced by Paul Armstrong & Roger Larry, executive produced by Earl Hong Tai & Chris Phillips, featuring Kenny Colman and Chase Colman, production coordinators Ariadna Martinez & Stephanie Halber. COOL DADDY tells the musical story of a man desperately trying to be a good father after a lifetime spent trying to be a great star. In development with the CBC Documentary Channel. Like the FB Page at:




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