The Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival was recently held over the weekend, both in person in Los Angeles and also on BitPix. Dozens of short films were shown throughout the festival, with so many wonderful and deserving projects on display. After two yeas off, the festival finally returned with a three day event in Los Angeles, featuring nine blocks and dozens of films from some very talented creators.
A bit of news from the press release:
The Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival which was founded by Theo Dumont, Daniel Sol, and Nicole Castro and was created to celebrate and discover the next generation of comedic storytellers.This year’s festival committee included Luke Fitterer for publicity, along with key staff Russ Pirozek, H.R. Cole, Cristina Haraba, Heed Muhammad, Peter Lopez, Alexis Cruz, Galen Gilbert, Jamie Williams, and DouDou Yi. Festival graphics and imagery was created by Dalton Corr. Photographers include Michael Bezjian, Juan Ramirez, and Jeff Smith.
The biggest news, however, were the award winners for this year’s festival! The winners are as follows:
Best Short Script – DR. HASH by Joshua Smooha
Best Feature Comedy Script – REVIEW by Jonathan Zarantonello
Best Student Comedy – DONNIE MOUNTAIN by Thijs Bouman
Best Alternative – ALICE IN SOMNIA by Emma Debany
Best Spoof – FUCKING GHOSTS by Jason Cook
Best Dark Comedy – WICHITA by Sergine Dumais
Best TV – HOW TO HACK BIRTH CONTROL by Sassy Mohen
Best TV Comedy Pilot Script – THE MR. DAVE SHOW….SHOW by Scott Marshall Taylor
Best Web Series – THE COMMUNIST’S DAUGHTER by Leah Cameron
Best Horror Comedy – DAY TRIP MASSACRE by Artie Brennan and Anthony Giordano
Best Rom Com – GHOSTED By Tracie Laymon
Best Cringe Comedy – THE DUMP by Neil Holland
Best of Fest Award – C.U. NEXT TUESDAY by Diana Levy
Congratulations are in order for all of the winners of this year’s festivals! Each and every one of them are well deserving! Make sure to check out each of these fantastic films on BitPix, as well as the rest of the incredible films from this year’s selections!