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Shorts Festival Opening Nite

Run Time: 90 min. Rating: NR

The debut of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival launches with our opening night screening celebrating New York filmmakers.

The opening night of Nitehawk’s debut Shorts Festival focuses on short film and video created by filmmakers living and working in the five boroughs of New York. This screening includes personal selections by Nitehawk’s Cinema Department and will be followed by a Q&A with the directors.

Steven Siegel – Times Square Of The 80s: A Short Documentary (8 minutes)
Joe Palacios – The Pitch (5 minutes)
Ryan Koo – Amateur (9 minutes)
Eleanor Wilson – Possum (16 minutes)
A.V. Rockwell – Open City: The Dreamer (6 minutes, 30 seconds)
Marcel Simoneau and Kevin Corrigan – Two People He Never Saw (19 minutes)
Nicholas Bedo – Green Death (8 minutes)
Aida Ruilova – Goner (11 minutes, 30 seconds)
Jessica Edwards – SeltzerWorks (6 minutes)

Prize sponsorship provided by 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. Nice Shoes will give 20 hours of color grading with one of their night colorists (valued at $16K) to one Nitehawk Shorts Festival filmmaker selected by festival organizers and invited guest.

Find out more about our sponsor Jameson’s Jameson First Shot 2014 short film competition.