Festival Official Selections
Creator: Erick Hellwig, Chris Aurilio
Director: Chris Aurillio
Producer: Erick Hellwig, Chris Aurilio, Elizabeth Galalis, Emmanuel Vozos, Anik Sood
Writer: Erick Hellwig, Chris Aurilio
Cast: Erick Hellwig, David Carl, Elizabeth Galalis, Justin Brown, Victoria Vance, Will Nunziata. More cast available on IMDB.
After quitting as the Grim Reaper, Death dives into life head-first with dating, intramural soccer leagues, ball-room dancing classes, calligraphy...you name it. While leaning on his mom and brother (Mother Nature & Cupid), his bumbling grim reaper replacement Garrett, and even his spoken-for love interest Laura, his strained relationship with his father (God) sours. When he finally confronts the old man, a verbal spat turns physical, leaving all of humanity to face the aftermath.
Screening: Saturday, September 9th - 11:30 AM
Creator: Shannon Goldman, Tony Spiridakis
Director: Shannon Goldman
Producer: Jim Thompson, Paul Michael Henry, Shannon Goldman, Tony Spiridakis
Writer: Tony Spiridakis
Cast: Rob Hancock, Jennifer Bassey, Dimitri Spiridakis, Geoffrey Owens, Michael Nouri
Written and shot on the North Fork of Long Island, Greenport is inspired by personal chronicles and is a story about a struggling Hollywood filmmaker who is determined to show the world that an autistic kid can do anything. This heartfelt comedy explores a common life conundrum: ambition, family and how to balance it all. Starring Rob Hancock and Dimitri Spiridakis, a teen with Autism, as “Danny”.
Screening: Thursday, September 7th - 7:00 PM
Shoot Me Nicely
Director: Elias Plagianos
Producer: Craig Blair, Elias Plagianos, Debra Markowitz, Brent Montgomery
Writer: Elias Plagianos
Cast: John Behlmann, Linda Hamilton, William Sadler, Jackie Martling, Josh Burrow, Tasie Lawrence, Lukas Hassel, Fiona Hardingam, Joe Holt
"Shoot Me Nicely” explores the New York City art and fashion world through the eyes of photographer Sean Wheeler. After losing his cushy magazine job, and his superstar status, Sean is forced to take odd jobs to pay the bills and his rent. Recently, his agent Layla, has been working overtime selling Sean’s paparazzi pics as she attempts to get him back into the spotlight of the fashion world.