Our friends at HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF) www.hollyshorts.com open their festival this Thursday! This is the largest short form content celebration in Hollywood which runs August 9-16 at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Grauman’s Chinese 6 and various other locations throughout Hollywood. HollyShorts 2012 will feature 300 films in competition, including 50 world premieres, and projects from 20 countries competing for top prizes.
The 8th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival’s opening night celebration will be a star-studded affair. Zachary Quinto and his Before the Door Pictures banner (Margin Call) will be opening the festival with the theatrical premiere of the PERIODS. comedy film series, while Joe Carnahan will be the recipient of the 2012 HollyShorts Visionary Award Presented by Deluxe and will introduce the world premiere of Zachary Guerra’s new short film The Devil’s Dosh, which Carnahan executive produced. Opening night will also feature Jason Bergh and Sal Masakela’s short documentary Alekesam, Marc Brenner’s comedy Say It Ain’t Solo, and Nathaniel Krause’s Double or Nothing written by Neil LaBute which stars Adam Brody, Louisa Krause and Keith David.
For more information please visit www.hollyshorts.com.