HollyShorts 2021 – Noteworthy Films & Award Winners!

The time has finally come for the 2021 HollyShorts Film Festival to kick off, and we’re starting with the most hotly anticipated films of the year, with many of these incredible pieces of art hearing their names called at the HollyShorts awards ceremony. While every film that is a part of the festival is greatContinue reading “HollyShorts 2021 – Noteworthy Films & Award Winners!”

HollyShorts 2021 Closing Night Highlights + Q&A With Sally Rubin

We’ve made it to the final night of the festival, with so many incredible short films featured this year. The final night features some major standouts as well, some of which will be highlighted here. At the end of the highlights will be a “5 Questions With” installment with Sally Rubin, a wonderful filmmaker whoseContinue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Closing Night Highlights + Q&A With Sally Rubin”

HollyShorts 2021 Day 7 (Sept. 29th) Highlights + Q&A With Serhat Karaaslan

While the festival is nearing its close, we still have so much to see and so many wonderful films to enjoy. This penultimate day has a full schedule of talented filmmakers giving us incredible stories, such as the story by today’s “5 Questions With” guest, Serhat Karaaslan, whose film The Criminals shows us the journeyContinue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Day 7 (Sept. 29th) Highlights + Q&A With Serhat Karaaslan”

HollyShorts 2021 Day 6 (Sept. 28th) Highlights + Q&A with Jason Merrells, Jamie Glover and Jonathan Kerrigan

It’s time for day 6 of the festival, and there are so many great films for us to take a look at today. This is a fantastic schedule of projects from some very talented people, including the team from Fellow Creatures (Jason Merrells, Jamie Glover, Jon Kerrigan and Shelley Conn) who will join us forContinue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Day 6 (Sept. 28th) Highlights + Q&A with Jason Merrells, Jamie Glover and Jonathan Kerrigan”

HollyShorts 2021 Day 5 (Sept 27th) Highlights + Q&A With Savannah Sivert and Taylor Hinds

We’re on to day 5 of the festival, and sadly that means we’re about halfway through the festivities. But thankfully there’s still so much more to watch and enjoy from these talented filmmakers, including everything on today’s schedule. We’ll go through the highlights here, as well as add another installment to out “5 Questions With”Continue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Day 5 (Sept 27th) Highlights + Q&A With Savannah Sivert and Taylor Hinds”

HollyShorts 2021 Day 4 (Sept. 26th Highlights) + Q&A With Samuel Gonzalez Jr.

It’s time for day 4, and another incredible schedule of films to check out for the day. With the festival nearing its halfway point and so many wonderful films already hitting the screens, it’s exciting to know how much more we have to see. Additionally, we have a great installment of our “5 Questions With”Continue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Day 4 (Sept. 26th Highlights) + Q&A With Samuel Gonzalez Jr.”

HollyShorts 2021 Day 3 (Sept. 25th) Highlights + Q&A with Emily Lerer

We’re on to day 3, and with it comes another packed schedule full of creative and visionary films for us to take a look at. These films are all incredible and those who make them should be very proud of their work. Additionally, we have another installment of our “5 Questions With” series, this timeContinue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Day 3 (Sept. 25th) Highlights + Q&A with Emily Lerer”

HollyShorts 2021 Day 2 (Sept 24th) Highlights + Q&A With Claire Fleming

We’re on to day 2, and with the incredible experience that was had on opening night, it’s safe to say that the second time around will be just as enjoyable an experience. With some fantastic films on the docket for today, it will be a joy to share highlights of some of the most notableContinue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Day 2 (Sept 24th) Highlights + Q&A With Claire Fleming”

HollyShorts 2021 Opening Night Highlights + Q&A With Jess Brunetto

The opening night of this year’s HollyShorts Film Festival is here, and with it comes a slate of incredible films to kick of this year’s festivities.  As we go through this year’s festival, we will be giving a few highlights from each day, as well as an expansion of our “5 Questions” series with aContinue reading “HollyShorts 2021 Opening Night Highlights + Q&A With Jess Brunetto”

S. Epatha Merkerson Joins Short Film Desmond’s Not Here Anymore Directed by Mmabatho Montsho

S. Epatha Merkerson and Yolonda Ross) Los Angeles June 18, 2021—Law & Order alumna, and Chicago Med veteran, S. Epatha Merkerson has joined the gothic family drama Desmond’s Not Here Anymore from director Mmabatho Montsho. She will star opposite Yolonda Ross (The Chi, The Get Down).   S. Epatha Merkerson is best known for her award winning role portrayal ofContinue reading “S. Epatha Merkerson Joins Short Film Desmond’s Not Here Anymore Directed by Mmabatho Montsho”