This year's HollyShorts had a great cadre of films on their roster, and some of the more interesting ones were during the Period Piece block. With a focus on a time period, each one brings its own attitude and thoughts to whatever period it chose, with films ranging from World War II to the early 1990s and much, much more.
Dance and music are incredible art forms to express through film, as so much of it is subjective and much not actually spoken. From musicals to interpretive dance, these films push the boundaries of the way films can be made and how art can be expressed through different mediums.
The following is an interview with writer Tal Klein on the debut of his novel, The Punch Escrow. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Klein about the inspiration for the book, his creative influences, his experience in being a first-time novelist, and more! Fanbase Press also encourages readers in the Austin, TX, area to stop by and see Klein at his upcoming signing at BookPeople on Saturday, August 19, at 2:00 p.m!
In every generation, a slayer is born. And, in the month of November, the time will come to honor the slayer and her 20 years of saving the world (a lot) through a one-of-a-kind art show! On November 11, 2017, Creature Features in Burbank, CA, invites you to attend the opening of Art of the Buffyverse: A 20th Anniversary Group Tribute that will bring together a group of amazing artists to celebrate all things Buffy through their incredible artistic talents.
On behalf of everyone at Fanbase Press, I want to offer a sincere congratulations to our printing partner, James River Press, on their recent rebranding and renaming to BambooInk. Since 1995, James River Press has been serving its clients' print needs in central Virginia and beyond with quality and craftsmanship of the highest caliber. After more than 20 years, the company continues to deliver the same excellence collaborates with their clients to provide savvy solutions.
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.