Celebrity Shorts from this year’s World Wide Short Film Festival
Set in the late 1930s, a humble caretaker keeps Tinseltown shining bright. Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke lights up the screen in this nostalgic wink to old-fashioned star power.
Produced by: Jeffrey Amaral
Screenplay: Jeffrey Amaral, Sean Isroelit
Cinematography: Allen Daviau, Svetlana Cvetko
Editing: Sound: Music: Cast: Dick Van Dyke Animation
The New Tenant
A nosy neighbour, a nutty drug dealer and a wronged husband roll out the welcome wagon for two new tenants on the worst moving day ever. An ensemble cast, including Vincent D’Onofrio and Toronto’s own Liane Balaban, star in this 2010 Academy Award® Best Live Action Short Film winner.
Produced by: Erika Hampson, Sam Bisbee
Screenplay: Anders Thomas Jensen
Cinematography: Pawel Edelman
Editing: Russell Icke Sound: Ian Stynes
Music: Laurent Parisi
Cast: David Rakoff, Jamie Harrold
Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More To Life
Jennie, the terrier has everything a dog could ever wish for, but feeling that something is missing, leaves home to discover what it could be. Based on the Maurice Sendak book, this animated stunner features the voices of acting legend Meryl Streep, fellow Oscar® winner Forest Whitaker and director Spike Jonze.
Produced by: Spike Jonze, Vincent Landay, Marcy Page
Cinematography: Stéphanie Weber Biron
Drunk History: Douglass & Lincoln
On March 22, Jen Kirkman drank two bottles of wine and then discussed a historical event. Winner of 2010 Sundance Film Festival Jury Prize, this installment of the runaway hit Drunk History series features laugh-out-loud performances by Will Ferrell and Don Cheadle.