One Lens Film Festival Announces 2014 Official Selections
The 3rd Annual One Lens Film Festival announces its official selection of short films for the 2014 line-up. The one night festival will consist of six short films that highlight the human experience.
"There were so many thought provoking well produced films that exemplified our theme of purpose and human experience. It was very difficult to narrow the entries down to just a few. We are very pleased with our programming for this year's festival and hope our audience enjoys our selections as well. " - Charity Bailey, Festival Director
The 2014 One Lens Film Festival Official Selections Are:
LOVE ESCAPES US (USA)
Director: Craig Tovey
Producer: Edwin Walker, Iman Milner, Anthony B. Phillips, Craig Tovey
Starring: Iman Milner, Anthony B. Phillips
Synopsis: A compelling tale of the cycle of love and heartbreak as told through the experiences of two people who fall in love during the wrong season.
MAKING IT IN AMERICA (USA)
Director: Joris Debeij
Producer: Joris Debeij, Jordan Debeij
Starring: Alma Velasco
Synopsis: Alma is a single mother. When she was 16 she had to leave her country, El Salvador, cause of a civil war. Her dreams of going to school were gone. She is now starting a new life and trying to enable the dreams of her daughters.
ONLY LIGHT (USA)
Director: Evita M. Castine
Producer: ELENA Ostroumova, Zachary Skipp
Starring: Kennedy Zimet, Brooke McNeal, Aaron D. Spears, Michole White, and Michael Beach
Synopsis: When a young girl is kidnapped from the Congo and sold as a sex worker to the U.S., she finds an escape from reality by watching a TEENAGE girl next door.
POUR RETOURNER (Canada)
Director: Scooter Corkle
Producer: Daniel Domachowski
Starring: Starring Michael Rogers, Sebastian Spence, Philip Granger
Synopsis: A talented prison chef with the respect of his fellow inmates is paroled to a world that does not want him. He struggles to secure a job with a vindictive former coworker, who treats him like human garbage. Pushed to his breaking point, the chef must take drastic action to restore his equilibrium.
Director: Melanie D'Andrea
Producer: Natalie Mirskey, Tierney Young
Starring: The Demolition Crew
Synopsis: Through Krump, one dance crew takes a stand against the poverty and crime plaguing South Los Angeles.
THE STORY OF MILO & ANNIE (USA)
Director: Harris Doran
Producer: Dani Faith Leonard
Starring: Harris Doran, Rachel McKeon, Cathy Moriarty, Alysia Reiner
Synopsis: a love story about Annie, a restless secretary, who tries to discover the mystery of Milo, a guy who hasn't spoken since he was six years old.
Official selections are eligible for the 3rd Annual One Lens Film Festival winner's circle that will be determined by a Jury of esteemed entertainment executives. The 2014 jury includes;
Traci Blackwell-Vice President of Current Programs at The CW Network
Cale Boyter-President, Disruption Entertainment
DeVon Franklin-President/CEO, Franklin Entertainment
Charles King-Partner/Agent, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME)
Dan Lin-CEO, Lin Pictures
3rd Annual One Lens Film Festival
Saturday, September 20, 2014
ARC Theater, Los Angeles
6:30 PM Red Carpet
7:30 PM Program Begins
Admission Is Free With Registration
One Lens Film Festival is being hosted by the Artist Resource Center (Executive Director Touré Roberts) which is a 501 c3 non-profit facility designed to provide artists with the tools and knowledge to grow in their craft.