|Mobifest screens over 50 made-for-mobile movies|
Posted: 28-Sep-2006 [Source: Mobifest]
[Mobifest is offering 50 made-for-mobile movies each under one-minute in length as part of the Edmonton International Film Festival.]
Toronto -- Mobifest, the world's largest independent mobile film festival, will screen more than fifty made-for-mobile movies -- each under one-minute in length -- Sunday, October 1, 2006, from 4:00 to 6 PM, at the Princess II Theatre, 10337-82 Avenue, part of the Edmonton International Film Festival.
In addition to showcasing the winning entries from this year's Mobifest Mobile Film Festival, the event will preview the mobile serial or "mobisode", "The History of Hooch", by Genie Award-winning director, David Ostry.
"Mobile movie making is just like finger painting," says Ostry. "I get to have fun with a new medium where anything is possible." Ostry has won numerous awards for his short films, including his most recent "Milo 55160." Named by Playback Magazine as "One of the 10 to Watch for in 2006." He is currently in post-production on the comedy feature, "Mr. Gibb," for Kevin Spacey's Trigger Street Independent.
The screening will be preceded by a discussion with Edmonton Film Festival Chair, Mieko Ouchi, and Mobifest winner, Harley Hay. Hay who is from Red Deer, Alberta won Mobifest's "Best of Festival" Award for his comedic short, "Regurgitation." Duncan Kennedy, Executive Producer of Mobifest, hosts the discussion.
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