We Make Movies

The DIY Film Collective That's Got Your Back

Screening Series 

Join the We Make Movies team as we pair some of our favorite films (features & shorts) that came from within the WMM community alongside those from local artists at our favorite bar. The Three Clubs hosts this monthly shindig where you can see indie films & network with working industry people from within & outside our own community.

Mark your calendars for the next WMM Screening Series!

WHEN: SUNDAY, AUGUST 6th – 3pm - 7pm

WHERE: The Three Clubs (1123 Vine St, Hollywood, CA 90038)

Cost: $10 CASH DONATION AT THE DOOR

3PM SLATE

 

PURPLE HAZE / 3 minutes / 2010

Rotoscoped Jimi Hendrix music video.

Written, Directed & Animated by: James Neal

 

 

 

IN CURRENT SEASON / 30 minutes / 2011

Sam (Forrest French) aspires to make something of himself at college. However, his girlfriend, Britney (Torey Byrne), wants him to forsake his dream to be with her. All the while her sister, Marion (Morgan Edwards), just wants to go to Archie's for some ice cream. Despite being denied passage to Archie's, Marion decides to take a job there. Mike (Ben Wilson), being the girl crazy type, immediately falls in love with Marion as she waits nearby tables. After much turmoil, Mike finally asks Marion to the high school dance. When Marion stands him up, he pursues her by throwing rocks at her window. There he is caught face to face with the pistol of a dark and mysterious cowgirl. Meanwhile, Sam is confronted by a wizard in a coffee shop. In Current Season is Ben Wilson's third short film as part of Rosemary Picture Co., and is sure to leave you thinking.

Written & DIrected by: Ben Wilson / Produced by: Ben and Emily Wilson / Cinematography by: J. Patrick Southern / Starring: Torey Byrne, Carl Collins, Morgan Edwards, Forrest French & Ben Wilson

INFINITY / 14 minutes / 2011

Elizabeth enjoys the perfect life.  But bad things happen to good people as this perfect life unravels in the blink of the eye from the unthinkable to the unimaginable.  What if, the eyes truly are the windows to the soul?

Written & Directed by: Randy Crowder / Produced by: Randy Crowder, Dawn Higginbotham, Jeanette O’Connor, Renee O’Connor, Jed Sura & Ron Truppa / Cinematography by: Daniel Thron / Edited by: Ron Truppa / Starring: Renee O’Connor, Jed Sura, Pat Crawford Brown, Iris Sura O’Connor, J. Nicole Brooks, Andrew Pinon & Stephanie Sheh

 

 

LIE DETECTOR / 3 minutes and 28 seconds / 2011

Dane only has one chance to make a stellar first impression. Good thing there’s a lie detector present at his job interview!

Directed by: Paul Emerson / Written by: Mike Heim and Dane Hanson / Produced by: Paul Emerson and Dane Hanson / Cinematography by: Rich Yodsukar / Starring: Danny Gutierrez, Dane Hanson and Mike Heim

LEAVING FOR MEXICO / 6 minutes / 2012

An old couple, two Drag queens and a boombox.

Written and Directed by: Charles Mazery / Produced by: Zhen Li / Cinematography by: Adrienne Allen / Starring: Kevin Ackerman, Carole Balkan, Donzell Lewis and David Schroeder

WHEN I WAS HUMAN / 15 minutes / 2001

A rescued dog becomes human to win back his rescuer’s love by eating the miracle dog biscuit, only to face a dilemma of having to choose between the love he thought he wanted and the love that really matters in the end.

Written and Directed by: Akemi Kohzu / Produced by: Jorge Agraz / Cinematography by: David Dowell / Starring: Daniel Chacon, Marisa Mickel, Norman Lehnert, Elinor Baggett, Lyne Odums & Alex Kubik

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HAPPY FOR NOTHING / 15 minutes / 2014

A TV infomercial prompts a depressed woman to take a step toward change. Through eccentric exercises she will find if it is possible to be happy for nothing.

Written & Directed by: Jessica Silvetti / Produced by: Ethan Kogan and Jessica Silvetti / Cinematography and Edited by: Ethan Kogan / Music by: Kevin MacLeod and David Silvetti / Starring: Myra Turley, Steven M. Porter, Mike Pagan Jr., Sienna McCandless & Adam J. Jefferies

 

LET IT GO / 3 minutes and 13 seconds / 2016

A song by Polyenso that Untitled Motel visually interpreted displaying three different chapters of one person’s life. Each chapter is a different choice in his future.

Directed by: Joseph Loeffler / Music by: Polyenso
 

5PM SLATE

ROUGH FOR CINEMA / 8 minutes and 28 seconds / 2004

A man is trapped in a room inside of himself.

Written, Directed, Edited by & Starring Anthony Ferraro

FLYTRAP / 82 minutes / 2015

FLYTRAP mixes sci-fi with dark humor to tell the story of a reserved English Astronomer who becomes ensnared by the mysterious Mary Ann and her creepy and dangerous comrades. Held hostage in a twisted version of suburban San Fernando Valley, the Astronomer slowly uncovers the reason for his capture and the miserable fate that awaits him-and humanity-unless he acts.

Written & Directed by: Stephen David Brooks / Produced by: Stephen David Brooks, Jeremy Crutchley, David R. Hardberger, Brittany Mayti, Tamara Sayiner, Billy ‘Sly’ Williams and ANdrew Woolf / Cinematography by: David R. Hardberger / Casting by: Stanzi Stokes / Music by: Simon Boswell and The Tearaways / Starring: Ina-Alice Kopp, Jonah Biechman, Jeremy Crutchley, Billy ‘Sly’ Williams, Gabrielle Stone, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Samatha Hale & Jason Duplissea