FREEDOM SHORTS XVII November 8th & 12th

Loren W. Lepre CEO and founder of Freedom Shorts and Average Superstar Films. Held his first event on June 10th 2012 and has been active in bringing film screenings to Philly for the past 5 years.

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Freedom Shorts Team


Loren W. Lepre (CEO


Steve Carino (Program Manager)


Tom Scholl (Director Of Photography)


Stephanie Malloy (Photographer)

Kailie Gordon (Co-Host)



1-Just A Car (South Africa) Directors Simon Antonelli & Marlisa Doubell

2-For Luck (Florida) Directed by TL Westgate 

3-Shout at The Ground (Philadelphia) Directed by Joe Lonie 

4-Kill The Engine (Philadelphia) Directed by Derek Frey 

5-Return Safely (Iceland) Directed by Eric Burleson 

6-Wheels of Soul (Philadelphia) Directed by Randall Wilson 

7-Put a Pin in it (Philadelphia) Directed by Jes Vasquez 

8-Dog Tales (Delaware) Directed by Mary Ortega 

9-Hero (Idaho) Directed by Andrew & Nate Garcia 

10-He Said (California) Directed by Tara Lynn Orr 

11-Does a Bear Need Many Glasses (Philadelphia) Directed by Wei Cui 

12-Gold Mettle (Philadelphia) Directed by Nicholas Carney 

13-Cinderella (California) Directed by Sophia Banks

14-Grape Leaves (Florida) Directed by Dina Najjar 

15-Hope Works Here: A Camden Story (New Jersey) Directed by Peter Prokop 

Best Ensemble Cast 

"Kill The Engine" 

(Directed by Derek Frey) 



Best Film

"Gold Mettle" 

(Directed by Nick Carney) 



Best Cinematography

"Return Safely" 

(Directed by Eric Burleson) 



Best Director 

"Things We Don't Know"

(Directed by Kyle B. Thompson) 



Best Drama

"He Said"

(Directed by Tara Lynn Orr)



Best Documentary

"Hope Works Here"

(Directed by Peter Prokop) 



Best Dramatic Comedy


Directed by Andrew Garcia



Best Local Film

"The Road To Jericho

"Directed by Phillip G. Carroll Jr.

Average Superstar T.V. Episode #9 Our web series covering our event!

Wednesday lineup at PhilaMOCA on November 8th

1-Character Study (P.A.) Directed by Luke Brubaker. 

2-Shadows in The Dark (Florida) Directed by TL Westgate 

3-Dark Fall (Canada) Directed by Edward Mines 

4-Lilac Hair (New Jersey) Directed by Annie Drew Casella 

5-Center City (Philadelphia) Directed by August Aguilar 

6-The Friend Zone (Philadelphia) Directed by Robert Jaffe 

7-The Naughty List (Directed by Paul Campion 

8-Standing Eight (Delaware) Directed by Brian Kazmarck 

9-Instinct (Philadelphia) Directed by Kevin Quinn 

10-In Their Shoes (Philadelphia) Directed by Jason Penza 

11-The Black Cat (India) Directed by Bhargav Saikia 

12-Adam Peiper (Spain) Directed by Monica Mateo 

13-Things We Don’t Know (Philadelphia) (Directed by Kyle B. Thompson 

14-Encounter (Philadelphia) Directed by Christopher Oliver 

15-Mannequin (New Jersey) Directed by Dante Aubain & Dan Summonte

16-The Road to Jericho (Philadelphia) Directed by Phillip G. Carroll  

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