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January 21, 2011

Houston Comedy Film Festival 2011 Official Selections

“127 Seconds” – Directed by Chris
Buongiorno
“Abduct Me!” – Directed by Lucien
Knotter
“Air Sick Love” – Directed by
Roderick Fenske
“Appy Ever After” – Directed by
Rupert Le Poer Trench
“April” – Directed by Mike
Piccirillo
“Behave” – Directed by Don Worley
“Bip, Bip” – Directed by Phillipe
Gregoire
“Brown Duck” – Directed by Ryan
Becken
“Chrysalis” – Directed by Zachary
Mattson
“Connected” – Directed by Chris
Connatty
“Deadbeat TV Vol. 2” (Selects) –
Directed by Steven Katz
“Earthbound” – Directed by Jose
Asuncion
“Face 2 Face” – Directed by
Blake Van De Graaf
“Fantasy Night” – Directed by John
Bessolo
“Flatmates 3.0” – Directed by
Francesco Marisei
“Friday Night Tights” – Directed by
Joonki Park
“GoldenBox” – Directed by Matt
MacDonald
“Graffiti Box” – Directed by
Andreas Goldfuss
“Hair Rules” – Directed by Ryan
Becken
“Half Hearted” – Directed by Max
McGill
“Hard Rubbish” – Directed by Steve
Mitchell
“How to Be a Good Listener” –
Directed by Michael Ofenheim
“Inside Out” – Directed by Taylor
Rummell
“Just Like Us” – Directed by
Ahmed Ahmed
“Left and Loose in THE LOT” (Sacramento, California)
“Lost in Transition” –
Directed by William Leonardo Melina
“Oh My God” – Directed by Federico
Calabuig
“Remember Me?!” – Directed by Scott
Sullivan
“Roger, the Chicken” – Directed by
Matthew-Lee Erlbach
“Seriously?” – Directed by Allison
Czach
“Squeeze” – Directed by Will
Goodfellow
“Swooped” – Directed by ShaunPaul
Costello
“The Elastic” – Directed by Eleanor
Hutchins, Caleb Scott
“The Goose” – Directed by Craig
Knowles
“The Oblique Sector” – Directed by
Jason M. Reulet
“The Truth About Average Guys” –
Directed by Ken Gayton
“The Wedding Party” (Australia)
“Tomboys” – Directed by Gretchen
Almoughraby
“Vampire Vampire Vampire Vampire” –
Directed by Brenton Stumpf
“Wanting Alex” – Directed by Chris
Akers
“What’s Life Got To Do with It?”
– Directed by Noah Weisberg
“Whatever it Takes” –
Directed by Trish Needom

HCFF 2011 Award Nominations
Best Picture: Feature Film
  • “The Truth About Average Guys”
  • “Hair Rules”
  • “Just Like Us”
  • “Swooped”
  • “Dead Beat TV Vol.2”

Best Picture: Short Film
  • “Half Hearted”
  • “Inside Out”
  • “Chrysalis”
  • “Appy Ever After”
  • “The Goose”
  • “What’s Life Got to Do with It?”

Best Texas Film
  • “Deadbeat TV. Vol. 2”
  • “Seriously?”
  • “Lost in Transition”
  • “Behave”
  • “How to Be a Good Listener”
  • “Whatever it Takes”

Best Director
  • “April” Directed by Mike Piccirillo
  • “Swooped” Directed by Shaun Paul
    Costello & Joe Gariffo
  • “Hair Rules” Directed by Ryan
    Becken
  • “Air Sick Love” – Directed by
    Roderick Fenske
  • “The Truth About Average Guys” –
    Directed by Ken Gayton
  • “Vampire, Vampire, Vampire, Vampire”
    directed by Brenton Stumpf

Best Actor
  • Richard Ruiz in “Whats Life Got to Do
    With It”
  • Septimus Caton in “Appy Ever After”
  • Matthew-Lee Erlbach in “Roger the
    Chicken”
  • Zachary Mattson in “Chrysalis”
  • Jason Schaver in “The Truth About
    Average Guys”
  • Greg Bell in “Swooped”

Best Actress
  • Mallory Portnoy in “Roger, the
    Chicken”
  • Eleanor Hutchins in “The Elastic”
  • Anna Skellern in “Half Hearted”
  • Alyson Weaver in “Vampire, Vampire,
    Vampire”
  • Katharine Brandt in “Wanting Alex”
  • Marina Dimitra Yele in “Delivery Boy”

Best Ensemble Cast
  • “Seriously?”
  • “April”
  • “The Truth About Average Guys”
  • “Dead Beat Club TV Vol. 2”
  • “Swooped”
  • “Hair Rules”

Best Editing
  • “Goldenbox”
  • “The Goose”
  • “Appy Ever After”
  • “Inside Out”
  • “April”
  • “Abduct Me!”

Best Screenplay
  • “Roger the Chicken”
  • “Swooped”
  • “The Truth About Average Guys”
  • “The Elastic”
  • “Vampire, Vampire, Vampire, Vampire”
  • “Wanting Alex”

Best Original Music
  • “Chrysalis”
  • “Hair Rules”
  • “Vampire, Vampire, Vampire, Vampire”
  • “Swooped”

Best Cinematography
  • “Squeeze” – DP James Brown
  • “Goldenbox” – DP Sean Conaty
  • “April” – DP Roman Zenz
  • “Inside Out” – DP Alan Dean
  • “Appy Ever After” – DP Steve Arnold
  • “Half Hearted” – DP John Waters

Single Funniest Moment
  • “The Elastic”
  • “The Goose”
  • “Abduct Me!”
  • “Fantasy Night”
  • “Hard Rubbish”
  • “Appy Ever After”