Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The San Jose Short Film Festival is This Weekend!

San Jose is continuing to grow its presence in the film-making universe. We're already becoming very well known for Cinequest, but there is another local festival that is rapidly gaining traction. Now in it's 3rd year, the San Jose Short Film Festival has grown to 8 sets of screenings (up from 2 last year) and has attracted filmmakers both local and from afar! It all starts this Thursday at CineArts and continues through Sunday.

For more information, continue reading the press release below or visit the San Jose Short Film Festival website!

SJ Shortfest Program

San Jose Short Film Festival Opens October 20th at CineArts Theatre Santana Row

San Jose, October 10th, 2011 – The festival kicks off October 20th with the Red Carpet "Opening Night Screening & After-Party" and continues through October 23rd with 8 different genre screenings. From hundreds of entries we will be screening some of the best short films from around the globe.  Whether it’s comedy, drama, sci-fi, animation or documentaries there is something for everyone.

This year we are proud to bring the San Jose Short Film Festival to Santana Row, the premier shopping and dining destination in Silicon Valley. An ideal environment with over 12 million visitors each year, Santana Row has a natural attraction to its fabulous shops, upscale restaurants, and Mediterranean-styled residential units.

As part of the Santana Row complex, CineMark's CineArt Theatre, with its All Stadium Seating, State of the Art Digital Presentation in both 2D & 3D, and Lobby Cafe, will become our host venue on October 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd.

After our screenings, be sure to join us for our Red Carpet Receptions which will include the Opening Night After-Party, the 3 Day Film Challenge Awards, and the Closing Night After-Party.

The SAN JOSE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (SJSFF) offers filmmakers from around the world, an opportunity to present their films in the best possible HD clarity before exuberant audiences in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Ticket and Screening Information: www.sjshortfest.com
Buy Tickets online now at www.sjshortfest.com  or beginning Thursday October 20th at the SJSFF Ticket office at CineArts Theatre
Thursday October 20th 7:30pm:  “Opening Night – Premiere Selections”
Friday October 21st 7pm: “It’s Comedy Tonight” (Comedy Shorts Block)
Friday October 21st 9pm: “Welcome to the Alternate Universe” (Drama, Dark Comedy)
Saturday October 22nd 12 pm: “The Best of the 2010 San Jose Short Film Festival”
Saturday October 22nd 2pm: “Welcome to the Ink & Paint Club” (Animation and Documentries)
Saturday October 22nd 4pm: “Another Slice of Life” (Drama)
Saturday October 22nd 7pm: “3 Day Film Challenge”
Sunday October 23rd 2pm: “The Bay Area Presents...” (Local Filmmakers)
Sunday October 23rd 4pm:  “I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About This” (Sci-fi, Thriller)
Sunday October 23rd 6pm: “Awards Winners and Closing Night” 

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