8.10., 14.10. and 15.10. 2014
Guns, explosions, femmes fatales and tough guy lines. Short films are not solely deep dramas and intellectual experiments, shorts can also knock your socks off. And that what the "Shortly action" program will be all about: comedies, action films but also chills-inducing thrilles. Come and have a look!
Director: Ryan Connolly | Producers: Todd Bruno and Tim Connolly |
Star: Todd Bruno, Josh Connolly, Justin Robinson |
Year: 2013 | Length: 11 min | Live Action |
After waking to find their ankles rigged with proximity triggered bombs, two men find themselves bound together while being forced to play a twisted game of survival as they are hunted by their captors.
Project arbiter (USA)
Director: Michael Chance | Producer: Vicki de Mey |
Star: Alexis Cassar, Jake Lyall, Tim Coyne |
Year: 2014 | Length: 22 min | Live Action |
A soldier with a mechanical suit must defeat Nazis before they spread a virus.
The Come up (USA)
Director: Kirk Sullivan | Producers: Christopher M. Boyd, Alyson Bruno, Kirk Sullivan |
Star: Patrick J. Adams, Troian Bellisario, Michael Paré |
Year: 2010 | Length: 12 min | Live Action |
Steve, the inexhaustible PA working on-set for the biggest producer in Hollywood, finds himself thrust into the action when a masked bandit takes off with the production's petty cash. Maneuvering through every department and making use of equipment in hilarious ways, Steve's chase across the movie studio turns into a wild ride through the world of film-making itself. The challenge for Steve is to recover the money, save the day...and somehow get his own screenplay in the hands of the producer. This sure is a tough town...
The Action Hero's Guide to Saving Lives (USA)
Director: Justin Lutsky | Producers: Clint Carmichael a Keegan Wilcox |
Star: Patrick Warburton, Brett Simmons, Sean Naughton |
Year: 2009 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
When lives are on the line... When there's danger at every turn... When cliches run amuck... Sometimes the best thing to do is call Mulligan! Ace Mulligan! No matter how villainous the madman... How numerous the henchmen... How sexy the damsel, one thing is for sure: Ace Mulligan will always come out on top. Sometimes. Starring Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, The Tick, Men In Black II, Rules of Engagement), "The Action Hero's Guide To Saving Lives" is a laugh-out-loud action-comedy that takes you behind the scenes of Ace Mulligan's perilous and not-always-successful mission to stop the bad guys, get the girl, and save the day. It's not always easy being an action hero.
Director: Saman Kesh | Producer: Joyce Huang |
Star: Kent Chu, Susan Hsu, Luka Lu |
Year: 2013 | Length: 9 min | Live Action |
A girl that can control everything, perpetrates her own rescue by taking control of her boyfriend.
Director: Jeremy Robbins | Producer: Kalie Watch |
Star: Jessica Lauren Howell, Ryan Jonze, Noah Robbins |
Year: 2013 | Length: 20 min | Live Action |
In a new, predatory ice age, two brothers search for a place to call home.
Director: Tyson Wade Johnston | Producer: Tyson Wade |
Star: Justin Zachary, Susanna Zachary, Brendon Bradford |
Year: 2013 | Length: 7 min | Live Action |
Set in Los Angeles City, 2057, an outlaw is captured and sentenced to a penal colony on the moon (à la Australia). To reunite with his family, he must become the first convict to escape the corrupt prison system and return to earth.
Burning Hearts (Japan)
Director: James McFay | Producer: Toshio Hanaoka |
Star: Hidetaka Ichiyama, Jessica McColl, Anna Shpak, Rory Stewart |
Year: 2011 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
A washed-up taxi driver must save a young model from the Yakuza.
Total lenght of the screening 111 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.