137. Michael Hernandez “Worthy” & “Martyr”

Filmmaker Michael Hernandez sits down at DIF HQ. Filmmaker Michael Hernandez’s film “Martyr” was an official selection at the first ever Film Invasion Los Angeles in 2016.  He returned to FILA in 2019 with the film “Worthy” that took home the Audience Award for Best Short film.  It was a pleasure to have him come …

136. 4Qs with Miley Durbin & Gabe Moore

Miley Durbin & Gabe Moore at their SOFF Q&A What are the 4Q’s? Name your favorite films of all time (limit 3) Name a film you think is underrated Name a film you think is overrated Name a lesser-known film that you think people should seek out “Team Chirp,” better known as Miley Durbin & …

135. Miley Durbin & Gabe Moore “Chirp, Buzz, & Other Sensations”

Miley Durbin & Gabe Moore (AKA “Team Chirp”) at SOFF 2018 Miley Durbin & Gabe Moore co-wrote and co-produced short film “Chirp, Buzz, & Other Sensations” as a senior thesis with Miley directing and Gabe as director of photography.  It went on to win awards at many festivals including the Sherman Oaks Film Festival. You can …

Grand Jury Prize Winner to have Broadcast Premiere on Turner Classic Movies

“Marsha Hunt’s Sweet Adversity” won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 2016 Sherman Oaks Film Festival and we have wonderful news! “Marsha Hunt’s Sweet Adversity” Broadcast Premiere Set for December 11th, at 8 PM EST / 5 PM PST 103-Year Old “Actorvist” Marsha Hunt to be Featured in Upcoming Turner Classic Movies …

2020 Grand Jury Prize Winners

Grand Jury Prize Winners Best Feature Film – F20 Best Feature Film – The Imaginary State Best Documentary Feature – Another Child Best Short Film – Comedy – Bryers Cucumber Tostino’s Best Short Film – Comedy – Crew 3,14 Best Short Film – Drama – Avec Le Temps (With Time) Best Short Film – Drama …