Opening Night: Laughing Matters

Opening Night: Laughing Matters
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Tuesday, June 18, 6:30 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Opening Night: Laughing Matters
77 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Programs

We have only one aim on Opening Night of ShortFest: to make you laugh. With that goal in mind, we’ve assembled a sterling selection of new comedic shorts to tickle your funny bone and lighten your load. And if that’s not enough to entice you, join us after the screening for our one and only Opening Night Gala Reception at the fabulous Lulu California Bistro, where the food an drink will fly freely and the chuckles are sure to continue. The laughs are on us!


Packaged Films...


Blessing in Disguise   

Blessing in Disguise
USA, 2012, 10 min.
Katie faces the age old question – how soon is too soon to share when the man of your dreams shows up?... more



Chopper   

Chopper
Netherlands, 2012, 2 min.
A highly entertaining, rapid-fire run down of how the food chain works. Have you had your Wheaties today? ... more



Crush 472   

Crush 472
United Kingdom, 2012, 4 min.
Tim thinks he might just have found the girl of his dreams… again!... more



Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?   

Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?
Finland, 2011, 7 min.
All hell breaks loose when this (more than) slightly off kilter Finnish family oversleeps on the day they are supposed to be attending a wedding.... more



Killing Vivian   

Killing Vivian
USA, 2012, 12 min.
What do you do when your best friend, Megan, (Missi Pyle) becomes obsessed with killing your dog, Vivian? David, Megan’s longtime pal and the owner of sweet Vivian is about to find out in this hysterically funny comedy about friendship, true devotion and one… crazy… bitch.... more



OMG   

OMG
Canada, 2012, 10 min.
Three generations of women – a goth princess, her mother and her grandmother – learn an amusing lesson about tolerance as young Kaylee, a fanatical texter with nose rings and a spray of pink and blue hair, leaves her fed-up mother’s house to live with her grandmother, who’s always understood the hea... more



Penny Dreadful   

Penny Dreadful
USA, 2012, 18 min.
A poor schmo gets pulled into a kidnapping-for-hire scheme in hopes of hitting a big payday to help with his wife’s current pregnancy, but things go wrong in hugely unexpected days in this Coen-esque comedy, which won the Audience prize at the recent Clermont–Ferrand Film Festival.... more



The Pick Up   

The Pick Up
USA, 2013, 5 min.
A guy on the make hits on the wrong woman when he tries a novel approach to picking up a girl in a Laundromat one afternoon, but the result may be a hot new bro-mance.... more



The Pledge for Mr. Bunny   

The Pledge for Mr. Bunny
Australia, 2013, 9 min.
Obsessed with car washes, but discouraged by his father, young Scotty resorts to a web of lies involving a terminally ill plush toy, a black market kidney and bunnies sold into sexual slavery to achieve his goal of experiencing one first hand. Careful what you wish for…... more



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