Ten of Tennessee’s top filmmakers competed in this timed filmmaking challenge as part of the 2019 Knoxville Film Festival. Each filmmaker had 90 days to write, shoot & edit a narrative short film. These are their films which will be screened in the order they are listed below.
Friday, September 13, 2019
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
EAT THIS FILM
Directed by JAMISON STALSWORTH
"Eat This Film" examines the anxieties of life (and death) through a series of tales of intense social awkwardness. An absurd experimental comedy with a clown, a funeral and a man with three legs, this is a film with a message; and that message is, "Look Away!"
Directed by NICHOLAS CROCKETT
A man living in isolation hunts in service to an ethereal entity who rewards him with glimpses into his former life.
THE DEATH OF A NAPOLEAN
Directed by DAVIS HUNT
An out of work Napoleon impersonator finds work on the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
Directed by EDY RECENDEZ
This trilogy of stories have one thing in common - What does it feel like to be "Trapped."
Directed by MATT BREWSTER
When a man receives a second chance to connect with his estranged father, he must navigate through the infancy of their relationship--discovering common ground along the way.
FLY ME TO THE MOON
Directed by CODY MCHAN
Two brothers have to learn to work together to help...fake the moon landing?
THE BROTHERS BROTHERS
Directed by KYLE TAUBKEN
Two brothers, one a small town pastor in a marriage crisis and the other a flashy doctor with questionable morals, come home to help their overbearing mother in the aftermath of their father's unexpected death.
BEWARE OF THE BIGFOOT
Directed by JOSEPH FIORAVANTI
Dr. Richard P. Statonworth is own of the most renowned naturalists of our era. This footage has been salvaged from his final expedition in which he searches for the mysterious creature known as the Bigfoot.
THE PENANCE OF ANDY REDDING
Directed by KELLY BURKE
After a lifetime of bad decisions, a small-time criminal is forced into a situation that could turn into his biggest regret yet.