Who can possibly defend Earth against Evil Overlordess Rutina? Only one team has got what it takes to answer the call of the Great Cosmic Algorithm and protect our planet, and they are known as the Mystic Cosmic Patrol!
One of the biggest parts of festivals like this is the ability to show off not just films from American creators, but those from other parts of the world, as well. This block of films focuses on international filmmakers, giving them all a chance to show the beauty of their work.
This year's HollyShorts Film Festival is full of brilliant minds creating beautiful films, all dedicated to a specific genre or audience. For this block of films, the creators were all focused on young people and their experiences. The filmmakers are both focused towards a younger audience and by a younger audience. With that being said, here are the selections for this year's Youth Block at 2017's HollyShorts.
I remember there were Starburst®. I think it was my first movie experience, although it’s sometimes hard to decipher the earlier years of my childhood now that I have my own children. I remember sitting in the theater – red seats, a darkness that comes with the lower lighting - and feeling excited for being in that giant room. I don’t think I ever realized, quite possibly until right now, that my love of going to the movie theater came from that first experience. The sense of awe from being in such a special place, eating candy, and then the lights dimming. The huge screen came to life, and I was hooked from that point forward.
Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.
This Week: Star Trek: The Next Generation's "Masks"
Tread Perilously returns to the 24th Century for "Masks," a late-series episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
War for the Planet of the Apes is a story of humanity and apes at a crossroads. Neither faction really want war, but some feel they need to engage in it to prove a point to the other. It is the essence of basic and real warfare that occurs in the real world even today. The problem lies in their organization. Neither the humans nor the apes seem to have a good deal of it. There seem to be factions that wish to go against the main goals of both.
The following is an interview with comic book creator and musician Stef "Sharky" Schultz. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Schultz about her comic book series, Misterguy, her creative inspirations, where you can find her work, and more!
The following is an interview with filmmaker Kelly Parks regarding his latest horror films, Demon Protocol and Universal Dead. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Parks about his creative process in working with the cast and crew, his experience in transitioning from short films to features, the appeal and influence of the horror genre, and more!
Let's get on with the show. This week, we have a special treat: an interview with doll maker and artist extraordinaire, Jozef Szekeres.
The following is an interview with Daniella Rabbani, director and co-star of the film, OMA, which will soon be appearing as part of the 2017HollyShorts Film Festival. In this interview, Fanbase Press Contributor Russ Pirozek chats with Rabbani about the inspiration behind the film, the perspective that it offers on behalf of the survivors of the Holocaust, her creative process in working with the cast and crew, and more!