December 31, 2015

Austin Comedy Short Film Festival 2015: Screenings were a huge success!

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.

ACSFF 2015 Official Selections (May 12, 2015)
  • “#hugme” Directed by Tania Romero (Round Rock, Texas)
  • A Dark Night at the Wrong House” Directed by Tyler Meyer (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • “All You Do is Shag” Directed by Manu Bueno (Madrid, Spain)
  • Bad Connections” Directed by Romina Schwedler (New York, New York)
  • Bless You Baby (Round Rock, Texas)
  • Blue Division” Directed by Sergi Marti (Spain)
  • Brainstorm (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Busted” by Steven Hirst (Australia)
  • Bwown Bugg (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Coffee Grinder” Directed by Derek Barnes (Toronto, Canada)
  • Death Bed” Directed by Ryan Becken (Minnesota)
  • “Drop It” Directed by Tania Romero (Round Rock, Texas)
  • Framed by a kid: Lollipop Masscare
    (Viimsi, Estonia)
  • Glad You Got a Cat” Directed by Tom Burkhardt (Burbank,
  • Granny Smith (Australia)
  • Hellth Food (Phoenix, Arizona)
  • “It’s Cold and It’s Dark” Directed by Adam Rosenberg (Boulder,
  • Jerico (Dallas, Texas)
  • Love Sick Lonnie (Austin, Texas)
  • Monsieur du Lit (Germany)
  • My Kingdom (New York, New York)
  • Online U (Asheville, North Carolina)
  • Pint” Directed by Nic Barker (Australia)
  • Positive Visualization (Los Angeles,
  • Practice (Alphareta, Georgia)
  • Runner (Spain)
  • Shoe” Directed by Eric Fisher (Los Angeles, California)
  • Sleep Fighter” by Bjorn Tobiasson (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Smithston (Australia)
  • That’s Not Mine (Brooklyn, New York)
  • The Adventures of Meow Meow (Toronto,
  • The Hold Up (Nova Scotia, Canada)
  • The Last Post (United Kingdom)
  • The Meet Cute (New York, New York)
  • The Platinum Plan” Directed by Chris Pickenpauh (Monrovia,
  • “The Real Truth Behind the Real TrueStory: Donnie Miller” (Woodland Hills, California)
  • The Serenader (Los Angeles, California)
  • Tinder in Real Life” Directed by Eliaz Rodriguez (Chicago, Illinois)
  • We Got Your Back (Sweden)
ACSFF 2015 Fall Official Selections (October 27th, 2015)
  • “Abducted! A Tale of Childhood” Directed by Patrick Basquill
  • Acting 101” Directed by Rene Rhi
  • Blind Date Rules” Directed by Christine Chen
  • Bloody Mary” Directed by Jono Freedrix
  • Chickland” Directed by Stanislas Graziani
  • Holloway Heights: The Grenade Directed by Jon Hoeg and John F. Beach
  • Hostiable” (Absolute Honesty) Directed by David Galan Galindo
  • “Just Cause It’s a Tweet, Don’t Make it a Joke” Directed by Eliaz Rodriguez
  • “Kowalski” Directed by Jason O’Mara
  • “Mystery Weight” Directed by Craig April
  • “Nature RX, Part 1” Directed by Justin Bogardus
  • “Smart Puppets: Harvest Moon” Directed by Casey Pyke
  • “Suck it, Boss” Directed by Joe Rendon
  • “Tara Lupenetti, Dog Matchmaker” Directed by Sunday Boling
  • “The Grandson” Jan Van Gorkum
  • “The Hand Job” Directed by Hart and Devin Perez
  • “The Moose Emergency” Directed by Becky and Thomas Nicol
  • “Wise Guy” Directed by Frank Victor
  • “Yikes” Directed by Michael Fedora

December 2, 2015

“The Real Truth About the Real True Story: Donnie Miller” Directed by Mike Piccirillo

An amazing and fun Mockumentary Short Film, “The Real Truth About the Real True Story: Donnie Miller” aired at the Austin Comedy Film Festival in 2015. The film was well edited with great comedic timing and was a popular favorite in Austin. 
Donnie Miller, the greatest
professional charades athlete of all time, is the topic of
investigation on news program “The Real Truth Behind The Real
True Story”. They attempt to dissect the mystery surrounding
Donnie’s epic career downfall.
Starring Shannon Michael Wamser, Katie
Locke O’Brien, Kelly Carlton, Dominic Conti, Travis Stanberry and
Orion Acaba. Directed by Mike Piccirillo. Produced by Katie Locke
O’Brien and Barry Barclay. Written by Katie Locke O’Brien and Mike
Piccirillo. Score composed by Saverio Rapezzi.

December 2, 2015

A clever French comedy short film called “Chickland”

This film from France directed by
Stanislas Graziani got rave reviews at the Austin Comedy Short Film
Festival in 2015. The full film is now available on youtube. Enjoy!
Synopsis: Two inventors implant a chip
in their brains, that connects them to the internet from “inside”.
This is their first experiment of Universal Knowledge outside the

Cast and Crew: Antoine Vareille, Eric Morillot, Jeremy Denisty, Julie De Bona, Paul Barrios, Philippe Billon, Precillia Sitbon, Sammy Seghn, Stanislas Graziani, Thomas Collignan, Valentine Catzeflis, 

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