WMMFest 2014

WMMFest LogoWMMFest is We Make Movies’ annual mini film festival within the larger Hollywood Fringe Festival from June 18-27. Here’s our line-up!

Wednesday, June 18th / 8pm / 3 Clubs
SHORTS PROGRAM #1
Broad Strokes / De Puta Madre – A Love Story / Eeerie Harmony / Needy Waitress / The Audition / Tuesday Morning / What’s Inside / Worst Wingman Ever

Friday, June 20th / 8pm / 3 Clubs
SHORTS PROGRAM #2
Aunt Lena / Broad Strokes / City Of Blues / Cooking With Prayer / The Drain / The Finger / The Speech

Sunday, June 22nd / 6pm / 3 Clubs
SHORTS PROGRAM #3
Agnes / Bad News / Broad Strokes / Delicious / Pappy & Slappy / Reality Ends Here / The Change / The Love Rush

Wednesday, June 25th / 8pm / 3 Clubs
SHORTS PROGRAM #4
Broad Strokes / Casey / Favored Nations / Happy Hour / Ice Cream / Sandals / Scattered Seeds

Friday, June 27th / 8pm / 3 Clubs
SHORTS PROGRAM #5
Agnes / Aunt Lena / Broad Strokes / Strong Love / Top Divorced Chef / Tuesday Morning

Email questions/comments to info@wemakemovies.org. Click here to buy tickets.

We are also offering a FESTIVAL PASS, that gets you into all the WMMFest screenings. There are only 30 available so buy now!

THE FILMS – listed alphabetically

AgnesAGNES
AGNES is a poet. Her mother was a poet, her grandmother was a poet, her great grand… you get the point. In the footsteps of her ancestors, she is looking for the perfect way to die. With the help of a friend, she may learn the true meaning of life. And death. Writer: Amanda Lippert / Director: Sam Mestman / DP: Denton Akoni Kukahiko / Producer: Elan O’Connor / Starring: Amanda Lippert, Keith Gerchack, Garth Wynne-Jones, Andrew Boyle, Micaal Stevens

Aunt LenaAUNT LENA
Frieda is a sexually liberated 76-year-old with a lust for life – and no boundaries. As the family gathers for her birthday dinner, old issues are in full force but a funny story turns the tide. Director/Writer: Jay J. Levy / Co-Producers: Jay J. Levy & Darrow Carson / DP: Rachel Wyn Dunn / Sound: Michael Holcomb / Editor: Kevin Proulx / Cast: Leslie Simms, Carolyn Hennesy, Chuck Saculla, Jenna Heffernan, Nathan Paul, Andrew Boyle, Samantha Jordan

coming soonBAD NEWS
Jack wants a divorce from Samantha, but not the unpleasantness of actually asking himself, so he hires a little girl to ask for him! What could possibly go wrong? Director/Editor: Ambika Leigh / Writer: Jeff Bower / Starring: Elan O’Connor, Jeff Bower, Victoria Ippolita / Producer: Nathan Paul / DP: Denny Kukahiko

BroadStrokesBROAD STROKES
by Sapna Gandhi & Anisa Alamia
5 Days. 5 Themes. 5 Directors.
40 Comedic Micro-Shorts

CaseyCASEY
A young girl who struggles with her mother’s misguided attempts to show love, finds escape as an MC in an underground hip-hop club, and must decide between taking a stand against her mother or watching her owns dreams drift away. Producers: Miguel Duran & Violeta Reina / Director: Miguel Duran / Writer: Violeta Reina / DP: Alex Simon / Editor: Adam Lemnah / Starring: Yvette Monreal, Eddie Ruiz, Marisilda Garcia

City Of The BluesCITY OF THE BLUES
A teaser for a television pilot set in a blues club in St. Louis in 1958. More info at cityoftheblues.com. Series created by: Peter Mayer, Scott Phillips, Joe Leonard and John Pierson. Producer: Jared Parsons / Director: Joe Leonard / DP: Chris Benson / Music by Justin LaVallee / Starring: Peter Mayer, John Pierson, Dennis Lebby, Seviin Li, Courtnie Hensen, Delaney Haynes, NJ Ambonyse.

coming soonCOOKING THROUGH PRAYER
Why settle for takeout when you can let Jesus do all the cooking? Director/Editor: Sam Mestman / Starring: Nathan Paul, Bri Giger, Brendan Weinhold / Producer: Nathan Paul / DP: Bruce Birnbaum

De Puta Madre - A Love StoryDE PUTA MADRE – A LOVE STORY
An idyllic picnic turns dangerous, forcing a kidnapped woman to struggle with her delusional ex-lover in a surreal exploration of love, obsession, and letting go.
Writer/Director: Catherine Black / Cinematographer: Bradley Stonesifer / Starring: Catherine Black & Pierluca Arancio / Production Designer: Jason Stare / Costume Designer: Kaitlin Weichsel / Composer: Mark Kondracki / Editor: Travis Flournoy / Sound Designer: Chance Pemberton / Produced by Hello Challenger Productions

DeliciousDELICIOUS
Anticipating that special union with the one you love can be… DELICIOUS! Director: Colin Campbell / Writer:John Sylvain / Starring: Kimberly Atkinson & John Bigham / Executive Produced by Instant Films

Eerie HarmonyEERIE HARMONY
Finding your soulmate isn’t just for the living. Directoer: Andrew Treglia / Writer: David Radcliff / Starring: John Bigham & Lindsay Anne Hugghins / Executive Produced by Instant Films

Favored NationsFAVORED NATIONS
The death of their father forces Perry and Punch to revisit an old agreement Writer: J. Holtham / Director: Chad Kukahiko / DP: Denton Akoni Kukahiko / Producer: Kendall Kanoa Hawley / Camera: Bruce Birnbaum / Starring: Elan O’Connor, Dave Shalansky, Ryan Neal

coming soonHAPPY HOUR
In a boozy bar ripe with sexuality, Beverly always makes sure her customers are satisfied… Director/Editor: Chris Frederick / Starring: Bri Giger, Patrick Duncan, Kelly Mullis, Nicol Razon, Nikki Nemzer / Producer: Nathan Paul / DP: Denny Kukahiko

coming soonICE CREAM
Description & Credits Coming Soon

coming soonNEEDY WAITRESS
Katie will make sure you’re fully taken care of tonight….even if it’s the last things she does. Director/Editor: Nathan Paul / Writer: Laura Mannino / Starring: Bill Ferris, Jessica Rothert, Patrick Duncan, Laura Mannino / Executive Producer: Aubrey Mozino / DP: Sam Rosenthal

Pappy & SlappyPAPPY & SLAPPY
Sarah and Harold have worked together for ten years, but now that they’re no longer dating, things are starting to get … a little weird. Writer: Jeff Bower / Director/Editor: Chad Kukahiko / DPs: Chadd Dorack & Anthony Pietromonico / Starring: Virginia Newcomb, Jeff Bower, David Beatty, Whit Spurgeon, Jared Boghosian

Reality Ends HereREALITY ENDS HERE
An inside look into Reality TV Director: Ty Strickler / Producer: Eloisa Sachs / Writers: Eloisa Sachs & Ty Strickler / Camera: Josh Compton / Starring: Patrick Duncan, Victoria Ippolito, Eloisa Sachs

SandalsSANDALS
Remember that perfect girl from High School? What if she was dating a guy who literally looked just like you… but you were wearing sandals? Produced by Daily Fiber Films / Director: Mark Nickelsburg / Writer: Raymond McAnally / Starring: Danelle Eliav, Raymond McAnally, Brendan Weinhold

coming soonSCATTERED SEEDS
Description & Credits Coming Soon

Strong LoveSTRONG LOVE
A man loses his wife to a bloody car accident. He wants her back so badly he gets his wish. Writer/Director: John Sandel / Producer: Kendall Kanoa Hawley / DPs: Danit Sigler & Wael Shukha / Starring: Jeff Elam, Karen Zumsteg, Greg Bell

The AuditionTHE AUDITION
A film about a man and a woman attempting to navigate each other’s emotions while rediscovering their real joy….possibly in each other. Possibly in the art they discovered each other in. Writer: Brian Gaskill / Director: Ambika Leigh / Starring: Brian Gaskill, Leilani Wyatt

The ChangeTHE CHANGE
A woman who has three choices in life, which one will she pick? The Change is a film that explores the power of individuality, based in a not so far future. Director/Writer/Producer: Sam Coyle / Starring: Supinder Wraich, Andy McQueen, Jenessa Grant

forgetTHE DRAIN
A mysterious short film about Steve, an isolated man that hears a voice in his bathtub drain. Produced & Directed by: Collin Blair / Written by: Collin Blair & Gabriela Ceuta / Cinematography by: Laurence Stajic/ Cast: Rob Brownstein, Tara Samuel, Whit Spurgeon

The FingerTHE FINGER
An old story threatens to make Elly’s byline a headline. In this classic whodunit, every sneer and wink is a clue. Director: Brendan Weinhold / Writer: Stina Pederson / Producer: Diana Ward / Starring: Ja’nelle Clark, Sharon Spence, Eric Altman, Tracy Peyton, Christopher Frederick, Stina Pederson / Cinematographer: Denton Akoni Kukahiko / Original Score: Andrew Hunter Sherman

The Love RushTHE LOVE RUSH
After a psychic informs Troy he will meet someone special, he literally runs into Lily. But is it love at first sight or a different kind of rush? Director: Vikram Zutshi / Story: Zack Van Eyck / Screenplay: Zack Van Eyck & Vince Freeman / Producers: Vikram Zutshi & Vince Freeman / Cinematographer: Justin M. Garcia / Editor: Paul Belanger / Sound editor: Paul Belanger / Sound mixer: Vince Freeman

The SpeechTHE SPEECH
A man who may not have the courage to say what he wants to say at a wedding finally lets his heart out privately at the reception. Starring: Brian Gaskill & Clea Rivera / Directors: Garrett Robinson & Brian Gaskill / Writer: Brian Gaskill / Producer: Ambika Leigh

coming soonTOP DIVORCED CHEF
Description & Credits Coming Soon

coming soonTUESDAY MORNING
Rick and Jewels are colleagues and professionals who are deeply in love with one another, though married to others. During a morning tryst extraordinary events occur which provide an opportunity that’s hard to pass up even though it’s so completely wrong. Writer: Darrow Carson / Director: Chad Kukahiko / Producer: Kendall Kanoa Hawley / DP: Ryan Baker / Gaffer: Denton Akoni Kukahiko / Starring: Ian Kerch, Jaimi Paige, Rosalie Rodriguez, Halley Kim, Karen Zumsteg, Patrick Duncan

What's InsideWHAT’S INSIDE
Our couples get to a level of intimacy rare outside of marriage on their very first date. The What’s Inside process. We cut the crap. Produced by Daily Fiber Films / Directed by Mark Nickelsburg / Written by Brendan Weinhold / Starring: Alex Fanuelle, Christopher Frederick, Kyla Garcia, Casey Gates, Robert Keniston, Raymond McAnally, Virginia Newcomb, Robin Reed, Leilani Smith, Brendan Weinhold, Catherine Weiss

coming soonWORST WINGMAN EVER
Why is a woman who loves porn so hard to find? Director/Editor: Sam Mestman / Writer: Michael Beardsley / Starring: Eric Altman, Sapna Gandhi, Michelle Loucadoux, Leah Tomasso / Showrunner: Nathan Paul / Executive Producer: Aubrey Mozino / DP: Sam Rosenthal

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