Episode 136: Kristen Gerweck “The Wind Phone”

The first time that I saw The Wind Phone, I was simply blown away.  It is a masterful work of art in every way.  Set in Japan and subtitled in English, I assumed that this incredible film had been submitted to Film Invasion Los Angeles from a brilliant filmmaking team based in Tokyo that would …

2019 Grand Jury Prize Winners

We are proud to announce the Grand Jury Prize winners for the 2019 festival! Grand Jury Prize Winners Best Feature Film – First Person: A Film About Love Best Short Film – Drama – Nancy Best Short Film – Comedy – IV-Effing Best Short Film – Horror – The Orchestra Best Short Film – Sc-Fi …

2019 Filmmakers Award Winners

We are proud to announce the following award winners for the 2019 festival! Filmmakers Award Winners Outstanding Short Films – Giving Up the Moon, Four Junkies, Sextpert Advice Outstanding Directors – Justin Daering, Progeny; Ryan O’Leary, The Lost Weekend Outstanding Screenplay – Tobit Raphael, Sextpert Advice Outstanding Acting, Cast – Four Junkies starring Kevin Louis …

2019 Programmer’s Prize Winners

Programmer’s Prize Outstanding Films:  Brolga,  Man Under Table A message from SOFF programmer Jeff Howard: Every year it’s a challenge for me when I look at the votes from the juries and figure out which films are getting awards.  Invariably I see see some omissions that I cannot abide.  Sometimes it’s that coincidence that a …