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Thank you to all of you that have submitted your films and screenplays to the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival: Fall 2017 via Withoutabox, FilmFreeway and Festhome. Our 21 judges have completed their ratings and reviews. We will be posting the official selections very soon and will also have more information about the event which will take place on November 14-15, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema: Lakeline in Austin, Texas.
Summary: “Freshly unemployed from his seventh job in three years, it’s going to take a lot for Phil to ace his job interview. Good thing he brought some help. Team Phil!”
|Director Konrad Arnold|
Konrad Arnold is a filmmaker from Raleigh, NC. He just wants to make videos that will make you laugh.
Summary: “A man is forced to go number two at a party and discovers that there is no toilet paper in the bathroom.”
|Director Kurt Schneider|
Summary: “Kyle has a daily schedule that keeps
him from encountering his fear of public restrooms.”
The Austin Comedy Film Festival Fall 2016 will screen “**IT Happens”, a comedy short film from Dallas, Texas that is sure to entertain the audience at the Alamo Drafthouse – Lakeline on Monday October 24th, 2016.
|Director Jesse Acosta|
At 14 years old, Jesse Acosta was
inspired by YouTubers to create his own content and soon after found
filmmaking. Since then, he has been writing, directing, and editing:
films, documentaries, music videos, and web shows. Most of his work
has been school/student based; however, recently he completed his
first non-school short film: **IT HAPPENS (2016, Comedy). Outside his
personal projects, he has served as co-director, director of
photography, editor, and camera operator. Now, at 21 years old, he
founded Small Camera Pictures and is attending the University of
Texas at Austin to focus in directing while also studying World
ACSFF Spring 2016 “Best Actress”
ACSFF Spring 2016 “Best Supporting Actor”
ACSFF Spring 2016 “Supporting Actress”
ACSFF 2016 “Best Cinematography”
ACSFF 2016 “Best Texas Film”
ACSFF 2016 “Best Comedy Short Film”
ACSFF 2016 “Best Micro Short Comedy
ACSFF Spring 2016 “Single Funniest Moment”
ACSFF Spring 2016 “Best Original Music”
ACSFF 2016 “Best Editing”
ACSFF Spring 2016 “Best Director”
The following films are the official selections for the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival selected from 313 submissions by filmmakers from around the globe. These films will screen on Tuesday, April 19th at 7:00 PM at the Alamo Drafthouse – Lakeline in Austin, Texas. Ticket information and more are coming soon. Please bookmark this page, it will be updated with posters, award nominations, trailers, ticket info and more over the next week. Congratulations! See you there!
ACSFF Alum, Director Michael Goldburg has launched a crowd funding campaign for his new feature film “Sure-Fire.” Please help support independent filmmakers.
The Austin Comedy Short Film Festival launched in 2015 with two different screenings. Both were a huge success and were sellouts at the Alamo Drafthouse – Lakeline. Here are a list of the films that were screened. Thanks to all of the filmmakers that travelled to Austin for the event and a big thanks to the film enthusiasts that showed up for an evening of fun. In 2016, the ACSFF will be growing even more.