EVENT GUIDE

  • “ACTION” (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    A revenge comedy involving an actor, his agent and a hypnotist. No-one will ever hire him again.

    USA Premiere
  • ANXIOUS OSWALD GREENE (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    In a desperate attempt to cure his crippling anxiety, Oswald Greene visits a fantastical clinic to have his fate thrown into the hands of a blind nurse, a talking fly, and an eccentric doctor with a knack for rhyming.

    LA Premiere
  • ARCHIE BLACK: THE WORST (Feature)

    May 03, 2014 • 11:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Archie Black is the worst comedian–and possibly human being– alive. Dave Sirus interviews a series of comedy greats about their experiences and opinions on the man, and learns there isn’t anyone in the industry who doesn’t have some personal problem with Archie Black.

    World Premiere
  • BABY PHONE (Short Film)

    April 27, 2014 • 08:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Two buddies visit a friends couple-urban sophisticate, inhibited parents. While they meet with the baby in his room, the two buddies start on bad jokes about his physique. But they ignore that in the kitchen, everyone hears them through the baby monitor !

    USA Premiere
  • BEN’S AT HOME (Feature)

    April 30, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    After a bad breakup, Ben makes the unusual decision to never leave the house again. He realizes that, thanks to the powers of The Interwebs, it’s easier than he thought. Ben struggles to prove to his friends that his decision doesn’t make him a shut-in… It makes him awesome. A quirky comedy that draws on […]

    West Coast Premiere
  • BRUNCH BITCH (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A brunch waitress takes a paltry order from a Sunday guest, and proves herself to be deeply – perhaps psychotically – committed to her craft.

    LA Premiere
  • BUTT DRUNK (Music Video)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A trend-obsessed, hardcore party girl hits the town with an endless supply of vodka-soaked tampons in this Ke$ha-inspired, hip-hop/party anthem.

    West Coast Premiere
  • CARMEN (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Trust, love, and generosity: Dylan, Michael and Collin don’t have any of it. What they do have is the same girlfriend… who thinks they’re the same person.

    World Premiere
  • CAS AND DYLAN (Feature)

    April 27, 2014 • 01:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Cas & Dylan is a comedic drama that follows dying Doctor (Dreyfuss) whose plan to check out on his own terms takes a reluctant detour when he inadvertently winds up on the lam with an ‘anything-­but-­normal’ 22-­year-­old girl (Maslany).

    LA Premiere
  • CLARA BIJL (Stand Up)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Clara is a stand up comedian and writer. She began her comedy career in New York City long ago, since, she has brought her observational comedy to stages across America and Europe. She’s performed at SF Sketchfest 2013 and 2014, The Charleston Comedy Festival 2013, The Montreux Comedie Festival 2011 & 2012, The Lausanne Estival, […]

  • COMMITTED (Feature)

    May 03, 2014 • 08:30 pm • Get Tickets

    COMMITTED is a film about writer-performer Vic Cohen as seen through the eyes of actor-comedian Howie Mandel. For over 13 years, Mandel has had a camera on Vic, documenting his dogged determination to make it in show business while mentoring him along the way. It’s a raw and passionate look into the unforgiving world of […]

    West Coast Premiere
  • CONFESSIONS OF A WOMANIZER (Feature)

    April 25, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Ritchie is the epitome of everything that is wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, whose only ambition is the latest girl-of-the-week. However, something changes after Ritchie’s first real relationship… that, and his new friendship with a transgendered hooker, named Ginger.

    LA Premiere
  • COP SHIT (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A cop desperate for redemption turns to his sisters’ crack-head boyfriend to help bring down a drug dealer who uses children to peddle his drugs.

  • DON’T WATCH THIS SHOW LIVE (Sketch Comedy)

    May 03, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Don’t Watch This Show Live was founded in 2012 by local stand-up comedians Bert DiVietri and Ryan Cronin as a project to change the landscape of the San Francisco Bay Area Comedy Scene. What makes Don’t Watch This Show LIVE! different from other sketch comedy groups in the area is that they write and perform […]

  • DONNER PARTY: THE MUSICAL (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Snowbound and desperate, some of the Donner Party died of starvation. Some of them did not. They all sang.

    West Coast Premiere
  • DUNGEONS AND DRAG QUEENS (Sketch Comedy)

    May 03, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    This show has nothing to do with neither dungeons nor drag queens, but I would stake my reputation on it being the best in town!” -Lance Armstrong Starring: Rani O’Brien, Nicole Sobchack, Michael Henry, Ben Kacsandi, Walter “Ian” Owens, Jeff Garrido, and Grant Linden. Directed by Rob Janas. Musical Direction by Dan Wessels. Assistant Direction […]

  • ELISE MARIE (Stand Up)

    May 03, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Elise Marie is an LA based comic. She performs all over LA. Most recently she opened for Chris D’Elia, Iliza Shlesinger, Brody Stevens, and Bobby Lee. Last year she made her Festival debut at the Women in Comedy Festival in Boston and the New York Comedy Festival.

  • FLIGHT (Short Film)

    April 27, 2014 • 08:00 pm • Get Tickets

    ‘Flight’ is a comedy-drama about Frank and Lule, two lonely people who are grounded at an airport parking lot. When Lule crosses Frank’s path, there’s a chance their lives may finally take off.

    World Premiere
  • GARLIC JACKSON LIVE (Sketch Comedy)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:00 pm • Get Tickets
    May 03, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Garlic Jackson picks the ripest New York TV writers and comics, then smashes them to perfection in a smart, fast-paced sketch hour guaranteed to make your mouth drool. New York Times calls them “Some of the city’s best writers and performers” who “collide in this energetic show.” Garlic Jackson’s creative team writes, directs, and produces […]

  • GHOSTLY (Animation)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Ghostly must perform the last task from his list of good deeds.

    World Premiere
  • GIRLS SEASON 38 (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A valentine to Lena Dunham’s GIRLS. Same girls, same dreams, same problems…forty years later.

    West Coast Premiere
  • GOING TO MECCA (Short Film)

    April 27, 2014 • 08:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Two half-brothers, Pete (15) and Omar (17), decide to call round on Omar’s biological Asian father after the death of the dad who brought them up.

    LA Premiere
  • GUYS GIRLS (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Bob knows it: when it comes to seduction, men are the weaker sex. But what if things were switched around…?

    West Coast Premiere
  • HAIL FELLOW WELL MET (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Colorfully monochromatic, thunderously silent… A perfunctory, idiosyncratic garage mechanic – whose name is not Bud – falls in love with a bespectacled actress from down the street. Before the grease monkey has a chance to win the starlet’s favor, he clashes with her lover: a Beretta brandishing, masked marauding, one-eyed bandit.

    USA Premiere
  • HAVE YOU SEEN NAPOLEON? (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Sebastian is an eccentric piano teacher with a penchant for Beethoven and impossible love affairs. Secretly infatuated with his student’s sister, Roxanne, he resolves to declare his love for her as he heads to their house for his weekly lesson. But his plans are threatened by the arrival of the one thing Sebastian fears most, […]

    USA Premiere
  • IN THE DARK (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A modern comedy that takes us through the different stages of a new relationship, initial attraction, jealousy, miscommunication and obsessive behaviors. It touches on protecting the ego and navigating the deep passions one can have with one’s neighbors, the attractive and the crazy. A love story.

    West Coast Premiere
  • IS COSI (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Todd is freezing; his wife is sweating like a hog. When Kitty asks Todd to lower the temperature, he finds the thermostat occupied by an inter-dimensional caterpillar who insists that the temperature is ‘cosi’. A film about marriage, air-conditioning, and an inter-dimensional caterpillar.

    World Premiere
  • JACK AND RALPH PLAN A MURDER (Feature)

    May 04, 2014 • 02:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Jack is being bullied in work, so with a little help from his imaginary friend, Ralph, he begins to plot the murder of his bully, Pat.

    World Premiere
  • JON AND JEN ARE MARRIED (Web Series)

    April 26, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Jon and Jen go to extreme lengths to spice up their marriage. Jen is having an emotional affair so Jon decides to have a physical affair with a hooker. A bizarre, absurd comedy web series.

  • LAKE BREEZE (Short Film)

    April 27, 2014 • 08:00 pm • Get Tickets

    If you make a funny face, and the wind blows and changes direction…. Ya stuck.

    USA Premiere
  • LEAP 4 YOUR LIFE (Feature)

    May 03, 2014 • 03:30 pm • Get Tickets

    In the tradition of ‘Waiting for Guffman’ and ‘Best in Show’, ‘Leap 4 Your Life’ is a fun fast mockumentary about a dysfunctional teen dance quartet possessed of big dreams and questionable talent.

    LA Premiere
  • LETTERKENNY PROBLEMS (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A couple good old boys from Letterkenny, Ontario tell you their problems.

    World Premiere
  • LITTLE HORRIBLES (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    A darkly comedic web series following the poor decisions of a self-indulgent lesbian.

  • LOST CAUSE (Feature)

    April 27, 2014 • 03:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Scott Dorfman’s real life quest for superstardom served as the inspiration for this comedy about a wannabe actor named Danny, who is convinced that if he just got the right breaks he could be the next Bruce Willis! Danny’s career struggle is complicated by an unsupportive family, a girlfriend that’s fed up, and a stubborn […]

    World Premiere
  • MANAGER (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    When a loud-mouth building manager discovers one of his old, Korean tenants dead, he believes it’s murder. Instead of calling the police, he teams up with his girlfriend, and they ineptly try to solve the case themselves.

    West Coast Premiere
  • McDUFFY: THE URBAN EAGLE (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    In present day New Orleans, Narco Detective Connor McDuffy prowls the streets for crime and battles the hot new street drug, bath salts, in this action comedy.

    West Coast Premiere
  • MELANIE MARAS (Storytelling)

    May 03, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Raised in Jakarta, Indonesia, Melanie has left tracks in London, New York, and Los Angeles where she currently lives, writes and tells stories. Variety called her first play, KISS ME ON THE MOUTH (directed by Stephen Adly Guirgis), a “contained, smart script” that “exhibits plenty of wit, craft and, most of all, heart.”  She has had the […]

  • MERRYLAND (TV Pilot)

    April 26, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Merryland is a dark comedic farce about an optimistic, unlucky pregnant woman and the twisted denizens of her world.

    World Premiere
  • MIDTOWN (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Midtown is based on the true cop stories of former NYPD cop turned improv comedian Scott Baker. The show features Scott and Tom Malloy, star of the film Love N’ Dancing (Dir: Rob Iscove) and graduate of the famous IoWest Improv Training center in Los Angeles. The series features real cop banter, and is based […]

    World Premiere
  • MOVIE MONEY (Feature)

    April 26, 2014 • 04:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Greg is a struggling filmmaker who just wants to make his film. Along with his only remaining friend who hasn’t screwed him over, he makes one last attempt to raise money in Miami. He is ultimately saved by a famous radio talk-show host in LA, who finds him on the street and helps make his […]

    World Premiere
  • NICK MORTON (Stand Up)

    April 30, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Nick Morton is an independent film producer whose credits include RAY, SAHARA, FAT KID RULES THE WORLD, and AFTERNOON DELIGHT. He performs stand up all over Los Angeles.

  • NO CLUE (Feature)

    April 24, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    When a case of mistaken identity snowballs out of control, a bumbling salesman struggles to guide a beautiful, mysterious woman through a deadly web of corruption, fraud, and murder, before she can realize the truth – he’s not actually a private detective.

    USA Premiere
  • OBVIOUS SIGNS (Music Video)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    This live action / animated video is about ghosts, jump scares, betrayal, and rock and roll. It teaches the age old lesson of never hitting a deer crossing the road or else it’s ghost will haunt you, become your band mate’s best friend, and replace you.

    West Coast Premiere
  • ON WOMEN WHO VALIDATE THEMSELVES THROUGH SEX (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Two 20-something women, divided by results, united by longing, have a conversation about men on a Brooklyn sidewalk.

    World Premiere
  • OPEN HOUSE (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    A house-hunting couple and a real estate agent say exactly what they’re thinking. Listening not required.

    World Premiere
  • PRIYA PRASAD (Stand Up)

    April 26, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Coming from an East Indian background, growing up in Suburban Seattle, and making Oakland, CA her home, her style of comedy is witty, intelligent, thought-provoking, and rich with the cultural experience of an Urban East Indian American. In the last few years she has hit the Bay Area stages with a force of a thousand […]

  • PROJECT BIGFOOT (Feature)

    May 01, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    A bush-league group of amateur filmmakers spend two weeks in the backwoods of Georgia searching for the mysterious Bigfoot.

    USA Premiere
  • QUINTEN AND LISA… AT THE GROCERY STORE (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Feuding exes, Quentin and Lisa are unfortunately reunited at a grocery store and their rivalry drives them to engage in a public display of belittling and vulgarity.

    World Premiere
  • SCREWED (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    For the first time ever, Matteo has cheated on his wife Mara, who is on vacation, and spent a night of wild, steamy sex with Angela, whom he recently met by chance. He awakens with a headache and a satisfied memory of the night. But a message from the wife tells him that she is […]

    USA Premiere
  • SELL BY DATE (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    After the initial fun of trying for a baby starts to wear off and their failure to conceive start to put strain on their relationship, a woman in forced to question “just what is so bloody brilliant about pregnancy and motherhood anyway?”

  • SHOOTING OLIVER (Short Film)

    April 27, 2014 • 08:00 pm • Get Tickets

    What happens when the method becomes the madness? Shakespearean actor Oliver Lawrence must defend his method amid the madness of a blockbuster film set as the production careens towards disaster.

  • SLEEPING DOGS LIE (Short Film)

    April 27, 2014 • 08:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Johnny is an aspiring actor living in Los Angeles. But it is his dog, Harlow, who gets “discovered” at a local dog park. Harlow’s rise to fame is meteoric. Unfortunately for Johnny, that rise comes at a cost. ‘Sleeping Dogs Lie’ is a silly and playful spin on Hollywood and “Man’s Best Friend.”

    World Premiere
  • STAY CALM STAN (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Stan is a simple man trying to enjoy his Saturday when his wife asks him to complete one simple task. His mission is simple: fix the phone and stay calm. Will Stan be able to navigate the labyrinth his nemesis of a customer service rep lays before him? Possibly. But can he stay calm while […]

    West Coast Premiere
  • STOCK EXCHANGE (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Kris wants his daughter back and pays the ransom. After a long moment of waiting, a girl is brought from the back of the office. Unfortunately she’s not the good one. Kris produces a bomb and threatens to blow up the place if they can’t find her back. Kostas, head of this dubious kidnapping company, […]

    LA Premiere
  • THE APPRENTICE (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Meet Wayne… Lonely. Awkward. Apprentice mortician. It’s no longer safe to die.

    World Premiere
  • THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY WINDOWS (Feature)

    May 04, 2014 • 12:00 pm • Get Tickets

    A trendy musician must choose between the traditional blues rock roots of his father and the modern dubstep grime influences of his bandmate in order to select a song worthy of performing at a musical festival and winning a record label contract.

    West Coast Premiere
  • THE BIRDER (Feature)

    May 02, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    A mild mannered birder seeks revenge on a younger rival, after losing the highly coveted Head of Ornithology position at the National Park.

    USA Premiere
  • THE BOY WHO HAD NO THUMBS (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    One Christmas, a thumbless boy’s mother suddenly drops dead. As the years pass, his relationship with his father begins to sour, and the devil moves into their family home (literally). The boy runs away and meets a beautiful one-legged girl and comes up with an inspired way to win back his father’s affection.

    World Premiere
  • THE BREAK-FASTER (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    An aspiring inventor goes to the meeting of a lifetime, only to discover that the executive he is pitching to is the kid he tortured in grade school.

    World Premiere
  • THE FRONT MAN (Feature)

    April 24, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    With his 5th feature documentary, five-time Emmy winner and Spirit Award nominee Paul Devlin has created a rare non-fiction rock ‘n roll comedy love story. The Front Man is an intimate portrait that evolves into a 27-year journey about a man so busy chasing his dreams that he risks missing what success really means.

    LA Premiere
  • THE GIANT COMES OUT (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    “Every great motivational speaking Tony Robbins wannabe has to start somewhere. Nathan Spiracle is no different. Watch as he starts at the bottom, and works his way down.”

    World Premiere
  • THE GLORIOUS ACT THAT WE DO (Musical Sketch Comedy)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:00 pm • Get Tickets

    The Glorious Act That We Do is a late night musical variety show featuring 80′s power ballad flute duets and an Office Opera.

  • THE GREAT AMERICAN COMEDY TOUR (TV Pilot)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    The Great American Comedy Tour is a mockumentary TV pilot that follows six stand-up comedians on their first national tour. They’re lead by Tanner Greene, a brash “performer” who believes that being the son of a comedy legend qualifies him to be a headliner, despite the fact that he has no material…or experience doing stand-up […]

    World Premiere
  • THE INS AND OUTS OF IN-N-OUT (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Its like a “What Would Jesus Do” bracelet, only in a film, and more burgers.

  • THE KEGGING (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Tim and his roommates are given the chance to throw a spectacular party to end their mid-semester slump. But when they drink the entire keg before their guests arrive, it is up to the four drunken college students to save the party that will save themselves.

    LA Premiere
  • THE MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS (Web Series)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Good morning, Lincoln High School! Tune in to the morning announcements for all the latest news on teachers, students, clubs, and more! “The Morning Announcements” is a web series created by Rachel Wenitsky and David Sidorov.

  • THE NEGOTIATOR (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A lyrical flash mob. The cops have a hostage situation on their hands in standoff with an armed and dangerous suspect.

  • THE PORTAL (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A dimension-travelling wizard gets stuck in the 21st century because cell-phone radiation interferes with his magic. With his homeworld on the brink of war, he seeks help from a jaded travel agent who he mistakes for a great sorceress. Without his powers to prove his identity, she has trouble taking him seriously, but finally agrees […]

    West Coast Premiere
  • THE SKY IS BLUE (Feature)

    April 30, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Mexican rich kids, OSCAR and ARTURO come to party in New York, but a stolen car, a loaded gun and a lot of pot has them running to the Hamptons. Luckily, the local Hispanic working class community opens the boy’s eyes and hearts.    

    LA Premiere
  • THE UNCLES (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Two dysfunctional Italian brothers have their lives transformed when their baby niece is abandoned on their doorstep. They’re given only one instruction from their disgraced sister – to preserve the girl’s innocence. Seventeen years later the Uncles go to extremes to do just that.

  • THE UNDERTAKERS (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    A pair of inept Undertakers break down and are forced to carry their coffin through the city. Along the way they find love, dancing, and a whole lot more.

    World Premiere
  • THE WAY I LOVED YOU (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Breaking up is harder to do when you were never together in the first place.

    World Premiere
  • THERAPEUTIN (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A bickering couple gains some instant perspective when their session with an elderly German therapist takes an awkward detour into the past.

    World Premiere
  • THIS IS IT (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Two college kids. First apartment. It gets real. Fast.

    LA Premiere
  • THUNDERLUST AND THE MIDDLE BEAST (Feature)

    May 04, 2014 • 04:30 pm • Get Tickets

    SYNOPSIS Hip thrusting glam rockers, Thunderlust, arrive in the Middle East. Their mission – shoot three music videos and get out alive. A local Jordanian filmmaker is given the opportunity to direct them, but immediately feels the immense pressure placed on him. For as he knows too well; in a world that rocks, image makes […]

    World Premiere
  • TWENTIES (Feature)

    April 27, 2014 • 05:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Twenties is an independent comedy that follows two friends down a path of poor decisions, delayed adulthood and inept crime. Jake and Luke have been codependent best friends for years, but when a late night discovery changes their lives in unexpected ways, their sudden success could be more than their naive brains can handle.

    World Premiere
  • TWINKIES AND DONUTS (Short Film)

    April 27, 2014 • 08:00 pm • Get Tickets

    An inquisitive seven year-old girl (Alexis Sky) demands to learn about “the facts of life” from her reluctant father (Elon Gold) in this comedic short film.

    World Premiere
  • UNCLE BURT (Short Film)

    May 02, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    An uptight academic’s life is turned upside down when he allows his uncle to crash on his sofa.

    World Premiere
  • WAKE-UP JUICE (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    What do a hungover guy in a pink bathrobe, a dirty hacker, a clown, a pizza delivery boy, a flower delivery girl, and a chicken all have to do with each other? Find out in the latest short video created by San Francisco filmmaker-duo Blair Kelly & Tylor Bohlman, with gruesome action design by The […]

  • WHAT CHEER? (Short Film)

    April 26, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    After the sudden passing of his wife, Stan (Richard Kind) finds himself in a state of shock. He tries to ignore his pain but finds himself followed by inescapable grief, or rather, followed by the inescapable What Cheer? Brigade, a 20-piece brass and percussion band drowning out his world with boisterous, ear-numbing song.

    West Coast Premiere
  • WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT (Short Film)

    May 03, 2014 • 06:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Charlotte Schapin has finally found her Mr. Right and won’t take no for an answer. The dialogue’s fast, the gal’s faster, and the relationship progresses at ludicrous speed in this 1940′s-inspired musical romp.

    West Coast Premiere
  • WORD! (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    A Jewish man blurs racial lines while impressing his two black friends with his knowledge of rap music. However, when the most controversial word in the history of the English language pops up, the tune quickly changes. Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words… how does the rest of that go?

    LA Premiere
  • WRITING FOR THE SCREEN

    April 26, 2014 • 02:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Andrew Tidmarsh will be introducing his new book, Genre – a Guide to Writing for Stage and Screen.  Half of this book focuses on comedy. Andrew’s approach is radically different from the usual ways of approaching narrative, and he will be discussing the one simple formula which is applicable to all narrative writing.    We will […]

  • YOHEI KAWAMATA (Stand Up)

    May 01, 2014 • 07:00 pm • Get Tickets

    Yohei Kawamata is a little Japanese man who lives in Bushwick, Brooklyn, one of New York’s worst neighborhoods, so he is married a black woman for protection. He has two children with her, which makes every day like a session of the United Nations. As an Asian who is living in the States with an interracial family, […]

  • YOU GOOD (Short Film)

    May 01, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    We have seen plenty of videos about drug dealers on street corners, but have you ever seen any videos about pharmacists on street corners? From comedians David Foster and Perry Strong comes a hilarious comedic commentary that metaphorically uses street hustlers to mock the mentalities of general physician.

    West Coast Premiere
  • YOUR MOTHER’S MAIDEN NAME (Short Film)

    April 25, 2014 • 09:30 pm • Get Tickets

    Pete calls his bank’s customer service and falls down the rabbit hole.

    LA Premiere