FREEDOM SHORTS XVII November 8th & 12th
About our event.
Welcome to FREEDOM SHORTS! The largest and most active short film fest in Philadelphia! This is the ONLY game in town when it comes to short films! This is the FORMER (A Night of Short Films) event. YES the name just changed same great event and the same fun that comes with it!! This event is really a great place to have your film shown and at this event all of our hard work pays off! This event has grown at a rapid rate. This event draws 200-400 people each time. Trailers are welcome! The event is followed up by an award show! YES WE LIKE TO GIVE OUT AWARDS! ALL awards and selections are picked by jury. These events are known for plenty of surprises. Filmmakers this is your night! Please take a look at the videos and pictures from this event below. Submit your films to filmfreeway.com for our next event!
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)
(Directed by Nick Carney)
(Directed by Eric Burleson)
"Things We Don't Know"
(Directed by Kyle B. Thompson)
(Directed by Tara Lynn Orr)
"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!
FREEDOM SHORTS XVII November 8th 2017
FREEDOM SHORTS XVII November 12th 2017
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