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Poster for Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2014: Opening Nite

Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2014: Opening Nite

Run Time: 105 min. Format: Digital Rating: NR

The second annual Nitehawk Shorts Festival opens with an evening featuring an incredible program of documentary, animation and narrative fiction shorts.

Introduction by festival programmers and Q&A with filmmakers following the screening. Plus, we announced the Festival prize winner and host and after­-party in Nitehawk’s downstairs bar from 11:30pm­ – 1:00am!

Efrén Hernández – Master Muscles (14 minutes)
Dean Peterson – Ving Rhames (9 minutes)
Sam Cullman and Benjamin Rosen – Black Cherokee (20 minutes)
Trinity Andersson and Barry Andersson – Me & Ewe (7 minutes)
Elizabeth Chatelain – Jenny and Steph (9 minutes)
Mickey Duzyj and Jeremy Johnstone – The Perfect 18 (7 minutes)
Paolo Bitanga – Mang Abe’s Ube (The Farmer and the Glowing Green Shell) (15 minutes)

Program subject to change.

Prize sponsorship provided by Heard City (a boutique audio post-production facility) and Nice Shoes (the full service, artist-driven design, animation, visual effects and color grading studio specializing in high-end commercials, web content, film, TV and music videos). One filmmaker will receive 14 hours (2 days) of Sound Design and/or Mix in Manhattan or Dumbo with one Sound Designer/Mixer courtesy of Heard City and 20 hours of color grading with a night colorist (valued at $16K) from Nice Shoes. The winner is selected by festival organizers and invited guests.

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