2017 Film Program – Saturday
Saturday, May 6
@ Fly Loft (Space 2) 117 N Boston Ave
Oklahoma Short Films
1:30pm – 2:30pm
⚡ It’s an all styles, all genres, anything goes showcase of the latest local, organic, Non-GMO, Oklahoma short films. No, these films don’t have anything to do with farming. Plus, a few special surprises thrown in. Including a little bit of GMO and Uncle Jerry’s Famous River Otter Revue (schedule permitting).
PERCEPTION – 3:11 mins
Director: Zachary Turner
A young man goes about his day with one question on his mind: “Are you gonna do it?”
JAMES GOES FOR A TRIP – 6:47 mins
Director: Luke Cypert
James wakes up in a minivan with some strange people. He doesn’t know why he’s there or why these people are taking him to Nashville. He doesn’t like country music.
FOOD CHAIN #2 – 7:10 mins
Director: Robert Little
A man is fixated on catfish until an epiphany about their place in the food chain.
NEW SHOES – 3:48 mins
Director: Virginia Spoo
This short video devoid of audio explores how one pieces together a sense of self through belongings.
CALLER UNKNOWN – 4:03 mins
Director: Marcus Young
A man’s wife goes missing. Can he do what it takes to get her back?
I LOVE YOU LIKE SCIENCE – 7:12 mins
Director: Mat Miller
A poem from a broken heart.
HAVE YOU SEEN SARAH? – 11 mins
Director: Chadwick Kirby
On her walk home, Sarah stumbles upon an old, mysterious book. The book, seemingly harmless, slowly reveals an ancient curse, and the consequences imposed upon those who read it.
FEARLESS LOVE – 4:59 mins
Director: Austin Tolin
Barry has a meeting with his employees. It does not go as expected.
ICHOR – 4:59 mins
Director: Matt Prueitt
1st Place Winner in the 24 Hour Video Race hosted by Living Arts in downtown Tulsa. Filmmakers had to write, shoot, and edit a short video in 24 hours. There was a surpise theme, prop, and line of dialogue that each team had to incorporate.
DETACHED – 7:14 mins
Director: Carly Treece
A short horror film about a married couple. The husband becomes so unemotional and detached, it drives his wife to the extreme.
ZOMBIE CON: THE MOVIE – 1:57 mins
Director: Nathan Howe
The marvelous Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead, Guardians Of The Galaxy 1 & 2, Mallrats, Slither) makes an appearance in this proof of concept short film for an upcoming horror feature film.
HARE – 9 mins
Director: Jackson Lewis
Small town childhood adventures on a hot summer day.
CLU GULAGER’s Film Acting Workshop Demonstration & Seminar
2:45pm – 4:45pm
⚡with Clu Gulager, John Gulager and Diane Goldner
Legendary Hollywood actor/director – CLU GULAGER (The Last Picture Show, The Return of The Living Dead, Nightmare On Elm Street 2, The Virginian) will be giving an exclusive demonstration of his famous CLU GULAGER’S Film Acting Workshop. Along with Clu’s son, filmmaker JOHN GULAGER (Feast, Piranha 3DD) and actress DIANE AYALA GOLDNER (The Collector, Halloween II, Feast II)! They will also be screening never before seen films and scenes from past workshops.
The workshop explores the esthetics, the practical challenges, and etiquette of being on a film set. …how the camera, the microphone, and lighting influences, interprets and magnifies your performance, ….how to hit your marks, …how and why we match and repeat, …and the hierarchy of being on a film set, are some of the many valuable tools new actors will learn and seasoned actors will have the opportunity to practice.
The workshop is good for both beginning and experienced actors, directors, and scriptwriters. Or if you’re just simply curious and want to come sit in and watch. Open to everyone!!! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Short Films Program #2
7:15pm – 8:15pm
⚡ It’s an all styles, all genres, anything goes showcase of the most bleeding-edge, innovative, hot off the press short films from around the world. With a few special surprises thrown in. A Tulsa Overground tradition.
CASH ON DECC – “I’M FROM TULSA” – 3:25mins
Director: Cash On Decc
SEE / SAW – 2:16 mins.
Director: Erik Winkowski
Chock full of outraged aliens, wild dogs, Instagram malaise, and the private pursuits of the artist
AFTERNOON CLASS – 3:49 mins
Director: Seoro Oh
He’s trying to stay awake in an afternoon class.
DEER SQUAD – 4:26 mins
Director: Matt Larsen & Kenneth Gug
A newly minted Instagram star who found his fame by befriending a tribe of friendly deer.
A TASTE FOR IT – 1:45 mins
Director: Oliver David
An old woman has a strange subterranean encounter.
BACKSTROKE – 10:40 mins
Director: Robbie Barclay
Two runaway teens steal a car with dreams of heading down to Florida, but things take a dark turn after a dangerous game.
MAN SPAGHETTI – 1:39 mins
Director: Felix Colgrave
There’s no actual spaghetti, sorry.
THESE C*CKSUCKING TEARS – 15:46 mins
Director: Dan Taberski
The uncompromising voice behind the first gay themed country music album – 40 years after its release.
SUPERVENUS – 2:38 mins
Director: Frederic Doazan
A plastic surgeon is creating in real time the new goddess of beauty.
JOHN MOORELAND – “IT DON’T SUIT ME (LIKE BEORE)” – 3:36mins
Director: Sterlin Harjo
Music video for John Mooreland
THUNDER ROAD – 12:44 mins
Director: Jim Cummings
Officer Arnaud loved his Mom.
EXTREMES – 2:05 mins
Director: Murat Sayginer
An experimental short film about extremes.
THE GARDEN OF DELIGHT – 11:30 mins.
Director: Michael Fleming
Three scenes reflecting on paradise, lust and hell. We dive into a world of erotic derangement, inhabited by dancing lovers, lustful mutated baboons, tropical birds, deformed pin-ups, butterflies and body-builders. This hand-manipulated collage film, made entirely out of 35 and 8mm found-footage.
Filmmaker LARRY CLARK, films, Q&A, signing
8:30pm – 10:00pm
⚡ (World Premiere!)
Renowned filmmaker Larry Clark (Kids, Bully, Wassup Rockers, Ken Park) LIVE in person, premiering his never-before-seen short films. Plus, Q&A and signing.
Feature Film: SEQUENCE BREAK
10:15pm – 11:35pm
⚡ (Midwest Premiere!) – 81 mins
Director: Graham Skipper
Starring: Chase Williamson (John Dies At The End, The Guest, Beyond The Gates, Siren, Video Game High School) and Fabianne Therese (Teenage Cocktail, Starry Eyes, Southbound, Aquarius)
Tells the story of Oz (Chase Williamson), a reclusive video arcade repair technician whose reality begins to fracture when a mysterious new arcade machine appears in his shop and a beautiful young woman (Fabianne Therese) enters his life. Inspired by films such as VIDEODROME, ALTERED STATES, and modern indie genre cinema, SEQUENCE BREAK throws Oz down the rabbit hole, featuring strange metaphysical forces, bizarre biomechanical mutations, and Cronenbergian hallucinations, all culminating in a final confrontation with the sinister arcade machine that results in a shocking self-realization.
GRAHAM SKIPPER (Writer/Director) is best known as an actor in the indie horror sphere, starring in films such as Joe Begos’ ALMOST HUMAN & THE MIND’S EYE, Jackson Stewart’s BEYOND THE GATES, & Mickey Keating’s CARNAGE PARK among others. He also originated the role of “Herbert West” in Stuart Gordon’s stage production of RE-ANIMATOR THE MUSICAL. SEQUENCE BREAK marks Skipper’s feature directorial debut. More info available at www.GrahamSkipper.com.
CHASE WILLIAMSON (OZ) Made his screen debut in Don Coscarelli’s JOHN DIES AT THE END opposite Paul Giamatti. Other film credits include THE GUEST, BEYOND THE GATES, SIREN, LACE CRATER and a recurring role on VIDEO GAME HIGH SCHOOL.
FABIANNE THERESE (Tess) is best known for the films TEENAGE COCKTAIL, SOUTHBOUND, FRANK & CINDY and JOHN DIES IN THE END. Her TV work includes THE SKINNY, AQUARIUS and THE TRIVIAL PURSUITS OF ARTHUR BANKS with Adam Goldberg & Jeffrey Tambor.
WARNING!!! THE FILMS SHOWN ARE UNCENSORED AND UNCOMPROMISING DUE TO THE ARTISTS' VISION. SOME MATERIAL MAY BE INAPPROPRIATE FOR YOUNGER VIEWERS. HECK, SOME MATERIAL MAY BE INAPPROPRIATE FOR OLDER VIEWERS. TULSA OVERGROUND AND THE FLY LOFT ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEMORALIZING OF ANY INDIVIDUAL.
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