Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016 Official Selections And Awards

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016 Feature Films

The Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016

Friday Night, May 6th, 2016
14 Pews Theater, 800 Aurora St Houston TX 77009

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Feature Film Official Selections

“Fun With Hackley: Axe Murderer” Directed by T.E Sanders – Trailer

“Just like in the Movies” Directed by Gonzalo Ladines – Trailer

“Driving While Black” Directed by Paul Sapiano – Trailer

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Short Film Official Selections

“6 Trillion Dollar Man” Directed by Jeff Wish
“A Piece of the Pie” Directed by Bryan Brooks
“Accelerator” Directed by Sean Cablining
“Action, Inc.”Directed by Julia Myers
“ArachNO!’” Directed by Alex Mangen
“At Last”
“Bad Connections” Directed by Romina Schwedler
“Batttered N Bruised Gooch” Directed by Muza Del Rey and Draz De Marco
“Be Yourself Cafe” Directed by Mark Kiefer
“Blind Date Rules”
“Bwown Bugg”
“Chiefin’ for Charity”
“Chinese Treachery” Directed by Jake Balfour-Lynn
“Get the Hell Out”
“Hardscrabble Woman” Directed by Olga and Vira Ishchuk “Mad Twins”
I Am Fairy” Directed by James Vinson
“Introducing Courtney”
“Jinxed”
“Lanky Scoliosis” Directed by Tim Murray
“Lion’s Den (Dr. Lee)”
“Military Men: Seize the Snow Mountain Castle” Directed by Philip and Gottfrid Helander
“Mirror Lies” Directed by Adam Rosenberg
“Morning Shift” Directed by Gary Weeks
“Mystery Weight” Directed by Craig April
“Name Drop” by Songo Adoki
“Native Immigration”
“Shoe”
“Tara Lupenetti, Dog Matchmaker” Directed by Amanda Jaros
“The Holy Cave”
The Other Kennedys: Tennis” Directed by Shane Tilston
“The Problem with Group Texts” Directed by Cody Tidmore
“The TokeBuddy” Directed by Miles Dahl
“That´s Why I Don´t Have brothers”
“Think Twice”
When He Loves” Directed by Cecilia G
“You’re an Idiot”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Feature Film Screenplay Official Selections

“Ark of Dreams” Written by Stephen James Thomas

“Dirty Real, The Bukowski Biopic” Written by Phillip Hardy
“Don’t Forget Plan B.” Written by Todd Selleck
“Eli’s Dream” Written by Ken Ross
“Just Like In The Movies” Written by Gonzalo Ladiness
“Man Seeking Monkey” Written by Steve Milkas
“Misprints” Written by Adam Preston
“Pearland Pizzeria” Written by Jeremy George
“Renaissance Man” Written by Robert Tolz
“Scufflegrit” Written by Joseph Colby Doler
“Shut Up & Twirl” Written by Draven Gonzalez
“The Audit” Written by Vince Grittani
“The Body” Written by Sally Shepard
“The Charlottetown Jackhammer Imbroglio” Written by Marc Lalonde
“Walking Speed” Written by Frank Frattini

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Short Film Screenplay Official Selections

“A Mild Space Invasion” by Jennifer Renner
“Adrift” by Stuart Creque
“Bad Heir Day” by Jeffery Field
“Bad PUSSY” by Lester Mingo
“Baggage” by Andrea Behring
“Becoming Bigfoot” by Sean Whitley
“Craig’s List” by W. Mark Dendy
“Doorlocker” by Tony DiSibio
“Everybody Has a Thing” by Allan George
“Gas Station Condoms” by Wynn Riechert
“Happy Accidents” by Nathan Zoebl, Ben Bailey and Eric Boso
“Happy F!*#ing Valentine’s Day” by Sheila Schroeder
“If These Walls Could Talk’ by Troy Graham
“Kosher Delicate Lesson” (Pilot Episode of Max’s Deli Series) by Jim Norman
“N.E.E.T. Freak” by Kristin Ruff-Frederickson
“Quarantine“ by Wesley Mullins
“Riley“ by Tracey Maye
“Schedule Change” by Scott Patterson
“Terms and Conditions” by Bradford N. Smith
“The Plan” written by Srihari Saravanan
“The Wordsmith” by Matthew Holy
“This Is Not A Mugging” by Mike O’Dowd
“Toledo Brown and the Trinket of Time” by Troy Graham
“Village Bakery” by John Zeng
“When Life Gives You Lemons” by Michael Brian Montgomery

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Micro Short Film

“Be Yourself Cafe” Directed by Mark Kiefer (Boston, MA)
“6 Trillion Dollar Man” Directed by Jeff Wish
“Action Inc.” Directed by Julia Myers (Silver Springs, MD)
“Chinese Treachery” Directed by Jake Balfour-Lynn (London, UK)
“Lanky Scoliosis” Directed by Tim Murray (New York, NY)

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Short Film

Get the Hell Out” Directed by Regan Arevalos, Jess Castro, Larry Garza (Selma, Texas)
Native Immigration” Directed by Eric Romero (Barcelona, Spain)
Think Twice” Directed by Eliaz Rodriguez (Chicago, Illinois)
At Last” Directed by Anna Skrypka (Los Angeles, California)
Blind Date Rules” by Directed Christine Chen (Austin, Texas)

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Feature Film

“Driving While Black” Directed by Paul Sapiano (Los Angeles, California) – Trailer
“Just like in the Movies” Directed by Gonzalo Ladines (Lima, Peru) Trailer
“Fun With Hackley: Axe Murderer” Directed by T.E Sanders (Austin, Texas) – Trailer

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Actor

Charles Ancelle in “At Last”
Tim Murray in “Lanky Scoliosis”
Allen Hackley in “Fun with Hackley: Axe Murderer”
Manuel Gold in “Just Like in the Movies”
Dominique Purdy in “Driving While Black”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Actress

Lisa Goodman in “At Last”
Brie Eley in “Blind Date Rules”
Arianna Danae in “Be Yourself Cafe”
Cheronda Gunn in “Introducing Courtney”
Tamara Chambers in “Think Twice”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: for Best Supporting Actress

Natasha Ong in “Native Immigration”
Stephanie Minchew in “Blind Date Rules”
Gloria Garayua in “Driving While Black”
Gisela Ponce de Leon in “Just Like in the Movies”
Michelle Ellen Jones in “Fun With Hackley: Axe Murderer”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Supporting Actor

Jess Castro in “Get the Hell Out”
Omar J Lewis “Introducing Courtney”
Ryland Johnson in “Blind Date Rules”
Trey Huguley in “Fun With Hackley: Axe Murderer”
Chris Grace in “Lanky Scoliosis”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Cinematography

Gavin Blyth for “Jinxed”

Bryant Janson for “Driving While Black”
Alex Walker for “Blind Date Rules”
Hector Bojorquez “Get the Hell Out”
Larry McKee “Fun With Hackley”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Director

Paul Sapiano “Driving While Black”

Tim Sanders “Fun With Hackley: Axe Murderer”
Christine Chen “Blind Date Rules”
Eric Romero “Native Immigration”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Editing

“6 Trillion Dollar Man” by Jeff Wish
“ArachNO!” By Alex Mangen
“Fun With Hackley: Axe Murderer” by Trey Huguley and Tim Sanders
“Hardscrabble Woman” by Olga and Vira Ishchuk
“Military Men: Seize The Snow Mountain Castle” Philip and Gottfrid Helander

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Original Music

Ben Frankhauser for “Lanky Scoliosis”

Nami Melumad for “At Last”
Nick Longoria for “Blind Date Rules”
Christopher Doucet for “Shoe”
Mark Derrico for “Think Twice”

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016:Nominations for Best Comedy Short Screenplay

“Riley” by Tracey Maye (Houston, Texas)

“Happy F!*#ing Valentine’s Day” by Sheila Schroeder (Englewood, Colorado)
“If These Walls Could Talk” by Troy Graham (Australia)
“Everybody Has a Thing” by Allan George (New Zealand)
“The Plan” by Srihari Saravanan (India)

Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2016: Nominations for Best Comedy Feature Length Screenplay

“Misprints” by Adam Preston (United Kingdom)
“Man Seeking Monkey” by Steve Mikals (Redvale, Colorado)
“Ark of Dreams” by Stephon Thomas (Los Angeles, California)
“Dirty Real, The Bukowski Biopic” by Phillip Hardy (Austin, Texas)
“Shut Up & Twirl” by Draven Gonzalez (San Antonio, Texas)
About the author

Mikel Fair

My name is Mikel Fair. I am the Director of Film Festival Circuit Inc. First of all, we are a company that manages film festival events in Texas and Oregon. Furthermore, we like to have fun and celebrate independent film. I worked for 15 years in the television and film production as a location sound mixer and production manager. I have also worked in post production as an editor, post sound mixer and composer. Above all, watching independent films and reading creative screenplays is my passion.


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