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Silicon Beach Film Festival 2017
April 22, 2017 • 10:00 am - April 28, 2017 PDT
The Silicon Beach Film Festival will take place from April 22nd – 28th. Our main venue is the Cinemark 18XD located at the Howard Hughes Promenade conveniently located just north of LAX off the 405 Freeway. We will screen both feature-length and short films, as well as pilots and web series. We feature both narratives and documentaries. We screen independent films from all over the world with a major focus on Southern California filmmakers.
FILM SCHEDULE 2017
April 21st 6-8pm
on the Red Carpet as Venice Media District presents:
The 2nd Annual Silicon Beach Film Festival’s official Opening Night Filmmakers’ Meet and Greet with a special guest appearance by celebrity actress Alice Amter from the mega hit TV show The Big Bang Theory (you know her she plays Raj’s mom). This event marks the official kick off of this groundbreaking film festival where tech meets film & new media. Attendees can participate in a virtual scavenger hunt utilizing the Augmented Reality App technology created by StARlenz, where they can take virtual selfies with celebrities and filmmakers.
Sponsored by Class Wines and Rubens Distillery & Brewery
Premiere, Screening, Q & A’s , Film Reception’s all week long
April 27th Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Discussion Panel
4pm at the Cinemark 18 The Promenade at Howard Hughes Center, 6081 Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Guest speakers Phil Ashcroft from Cinema Artistry, and Kian Sarreshteh from Starlenz
April 28th Film Awards Night
Hal’s Bar & Grill 12746 W Jefferson Blvd, Playa Vista, CA 90094
presented by Alice Amter of The Big Bang Theory
UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD, POETRY STALLED, MASSIVE SONATA, PATCH, APOLO81
DISTANCE BETWEEN DREAMS, WALK AWAY, MELOMANIAC
LOST AND FOUND, TULIP HILL, GOOD CHEMISTRY, SIMON PARKER, THE FOG, DEADPAN, RED HOT FROG, THE MELTDOWN, USC STUDENT FILM SHOWCASE
THE SPIRIT IN ARCHITECTURE: JOHN LAUTNER, FOLLOW YOUR HEART
NEVER SURRENDER, VICI, HURT
MUNECAS, SPAGHETTI ROMANCE, LOST GIRLS, UNSOLVED, GIRL OF MY DREAMS, FOLLOW YOUR HEART
THE MERRY MAIDS OF MADNESS, MY BFF
SEPULVEDA, THE TASTE OF SALT, BLIND TRUTH
WE KNOW NOT WHAT WE DO, THERE IS LIGHT
BILL EVANS: TIME REMEMBERED, A SINGULARITY
IN MEMORY, PELL
THE LAST REVOLUTIONARY, ALCHEMIST
JENN-TRIFICATION, BULLFROG BULLFROG, TOP SON, KAT VS ALISON, THE ROOM ACTORS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
BREATHE, TWIN BROTHERS WORLDS APART, THE DEJA VUERS, ANTIPHYSIS
AFTER THE WINE, UNDATEMENT CENTER, BIG CITY FEVER, THE QUEEN, UNDATEMENT CENTER
MEMORIES OF WARSAW
CONVERSATIONS WITH ALAN LADD JR: IT’S ALWAYS ABOUT THE STORY, A WINTER’S JAZZ FANTASY
THE KIDNAPPING OF A FISH, THE IMMACULATE MISCONCEPTION, #NOFILTER, MATTHEW
FACE OF EVIL, THE FARE
STRAIGHT FROM THE PEN
INTO TARTARUS, NOTHING AS IT SEEMS
THREE WOMEN, WARREN
EXSPIRAVIT, RUN ACROSS CUBA, REVAMPED
CINEPHILIAC, JOHN LIVES AGAIN
HERO OF THE UNDERWORLD, MACGUFFIN, HUNT FOR MEDUSA, AMERICAN HIKIKOMORI, IBUDDY 2.0, VERY BAD WORDS
IT’S A ROCKABILLY WORLD, FREESTYLE
RUN ACROSS CUBA
THE BIRD MAY DIE
RESILIANCE, SWEET MADDIE STONE, BLACK EYED SUSAN
PLAYTIME, A SAGE’S PATHWAY, THE EARTH IS FLAT
PANEL DISCUSSION – AR AND VR PRESENTED BY THE VENICE MEDIA DISTRICT, STARLENZ, CINEMATIC ARTISTRY, FUTURE LIGHT
FROM FOOTIE TO VERDI, SISTERS, THE LONELIEST TIME, MANDO MERCS FIVE-O CLAN CELEBRATION, LIFE OF DAVIE, THE KLEPTOMANIAC, TANGERINES
NO GOOD HERO
The winner for the BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY was Thomas Kwiat “Live and Amplified – Eryn Bent”.
The winner for the BEST ACTING was Cass Pennant “Beverly”.
The winner for the BEST HORROR SHORT was Armin Nasseri “Seeking Valentina”.
The winner for the BEST SHORT DRAMA was Michael Raso “Solitude”.
The winner for the BEST SHORT MYSTERY was John Avino “Nadia Knows”.
The winner for the BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY was “The Black that Follows Cinematographer Eloi Molí”.