L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival: April 15-18, 2010 Listed one of 2009's "Top 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by Moviemaker Magazine
 

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2010 L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival
Thursday, April 15th - Sunday, April 18th

All events take place at the Downtown Independent Theater (251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA) unless otherwise noted.
Schedule and details subject to change without notice.

Thursday, April 15th
  5:00 PM PARTY: Welcome Reception
(Filmmakers, VIPs, and All-Access Festival Pass holders only)

Sponsored drinks provided by Kovacs Brothers Winery, Prairie Organic Vodka, Ventura Limoncello, and Bluecoat American Dry Gin!

 
  7:30 PM

 

SHORTS BLOCK: Opening Night Celebrity Screening (feat. Funny or Die)
The Action Hero's Guide to Saving Lives | Russell Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident |
Bun in the Oven* | Reunited | Callbacks* | Funny or Die Exclusives TBA* | Big Dog (FoD)*

*not in competition

Confirmed celebs in attendance:
Jane Lynch
(Glee), Wendi Mclendon-Covey (Reno911!), Patrick Warburton (Family Guy, Rules of Engagement), Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers movies), Nicole Parker (MADtv)
, Cedric Yarbrough (Reno911!, Black Dynamite), Scott Lawrence (Avatar, Cloverfield), Dax Shepard (Parenthood, Idiocracy)

Jane Lynch Wendi Mclendon-Covey Patrick Warburton Mindy Sterling Nicole Parker
Cedric Yarbrough Scott Lawrence Dax Shepard    

Frangela As a special treat, Opening Night will be hosted by comedy duo FRANGELA (Frances Callier and Angela Shelton) from He's Just Not That Into You, VH1's Best Week Ever, and NPR's Day to Day)

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  9:30 PM PARTY: Opening Night Beefcake & Cupcakes After-Party @ J Lounge Order Tickets
Big Man Bakes Cupcake
Friday, April 16th Order Day Pass for April 16th
  10:00 AM

PANEL: What... In This Economy? Giving Management/Production Companies What They Really Want

WITH:
JC Spink (Co-Founder of Benderspink: American Pie, The Hangover)
Chris Prynoski (President of Titmouse, Inc.: Metalocalypse)
Brent Lilley & Gloria Fan (Mosaic Media Group: Production/Mgmt company for Get Smart, Talladega Nights, Elf, Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Jim Carrey, etc.)

Benderspink Titmouse, Inc.Mosaic Media

Wake up with delicious free coffee provided in the theater lobby by M Street Coffee!

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  12:00 PM

PANEL: But I'm a CeWEBrity! How to Translate Success on the 'Net into Success in TV/Film

WITH:
Mike Farah (Funny or Die)
Tom Hoffman (Fremantle Media, Atomic Wedgie)
Tina Santomauro (Comedy Central, MTV2 for Atom.com)

Funny or Die Atomic Wedgie Atom.com

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  2:00 PM SHORTS BLOCK: I'd Rather Be Pissed Off than Pissed On
Traffic Signals | Career Advice | It Came From the Box | Action Auto: LeBaron Blues | Hipster Job | It Ain't Easy | Batman Relieves | Backshift | Santa:The Fascist Years
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  4:15 PM SHORTS BLOCK: Mmmm... Tasty!
The Cow Who Wanted to be a Hamburger | Questionable Beef | Dead Hungry |
Jones' Good Ass BBQ and Foot Massage | Ormie | Time to Evolve
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  6:30 PM PARTY: Cocktail Hour / Dinner Break
(Filmmakers, VIPs, and All-Access Festival Pass holders only)

Sponsored drinks provided by Kovacs Brothers Winery, Prairie Organic Vodka, Ventura Limoncello, and Bluecoat American Dry Gin!

 
  7:30 PM SHORTS BLOCK: Screw You
The Bolt Who Screwed Christmas | The Last Session | After Dinner | One of Those Days | BFF | Koko the Gorilla | What Happens in Encino
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  10:00 PM PARTY: Kyoto Rooftop Garden Party @ the Kyoto Grand Hotel Order Tickets

Kyoto Grand Rooftop Japanese Garden

Saturday, April 17th Order Day Pass for April 17th
  11:00 AM PANEL: Famous People Talkin' About Sh*t
WITH: Bob Odenkirk, Julie Bowen, Missi Pyle, Mark Hamill, & Michael Jai White



Bob Odenkirk Julie Bowen Missi Pyle Mark Hamill Michael Jai White

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  1:00 PM

SHORTS BLOCK: You Got Schooled
Sex Ed | Hibberson Hockey School | Tomato | Russian Recommendation for Recession |
Time Travel: An Allegory | Dr. Strunkenwhite | Campus Cops | Ward 13

Oscar Nuñez Actor Oscar Nuñez (The Office) in attendance!

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  3:00 PM SHORTS BLOCK: In Days of Old
The Apostles | A Short Film | Civil War Letters | Here's What I Like: Fruit. And Now I'll Tell You Why | This Aborted Earth | The Mouse That Soared | When the Moon Hits Your Eye | WWJD | Jackie's Spring Palace
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  5:00 PM SHORTS BLOCK: You're Killing Me, Larry
Meltdown | The Cake | No Country for Old Yeller | Black Ops | Skylight | The Nice People Who Died | Retracing Your Steps | Expiration | Life Lessens
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  6:30 PM PARTY: Cocktail Hour / Dinner Break
(Filmmakers, VIPs, and All-Access Festival Pass holders only)

Sponsored drinks provided by Prairie Organic Vodka, Ventura Limoncello, and Bluecoat American Dry Gin!

 
  7:30 PM SHORTS BLOCK: Age Before Bootie (feat. Atom.com)
Dragon Slayerz! | Clone Whores | Venice Love Story | The Thong | Edward's Turmoil |
Dwight David Honeycutt for Conway School Board | Atom.com Videos TBA

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  10:00 PM

PARTY: Celebrity Beer Pong @ Lucky Strike Lanes VIP Lounge
Presented by Digital College Network

INCLUDING: Aisha Tyler, Carlos Alazraqui, Brad Sherwood, & Gary Anthony Williams!
Aisha Tyler Carlos Alazraqui Brad Sherwood Gary Anthony Williams

Hosted by Pongmistress Aisha Tyler (24, CSI) and officiated by BPONG.COM, organizers of The World Series of Beer Pong™!

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DCN Celebrity Beer Pong Party

Sunday, April 18th Order Day Pass for April 18th
  10:00 AM PANEL: I Write, I Produce, Therefore I Am: Tips on Creating Your Own Product by Comedy Writer-Producers

WITH: Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!, Night at the Museum 2), Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911!, Balls of Fury), Laura Kightlinger (SNL, Lucky Louie), Linwood Boomer (Malcolm in the Middle), Rodney Barnes (Boondocks, Everybody Hates Chris)



Thomas Lennon Robert Ben Garant Laura Kightlinger Linwood Boomer

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  12:00 PM SHORTS BLOCK: Men Behaving Badly
Killer Instinct | Blood From a Stone | Improv 101 | Nemesis | 15 Seconds | The Clinic |
The Buck Johnson Story
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  2:00 PM SHORTS BLOCK: You Kiss Your Mama with that Mouth?
Baby Maker | Banana Bread | The 20 Second Rule | Douchebag Baby |
The Ministry of Unknown Science: Operation Balls
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  4:15 PM SHORTS BLOCK: Take This Job and Shove It
Rimshot | Planet Sun: The Tan-fastic Adventures of Shay and Stay | Two In, One Out |
Frank DanCoolo: Paranormal Drug-Dealer | Trolley Boy | The Big Sayonara
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  7:00 PM

PARTY: Closing Night Red Carpet Awards Gala @ Elevate Lounge

Missi Pyle

Presenting MISSI PYLE (Dodgeball, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) with the L.A. Comedy Shorts COMMIE AWARD!

The Sklar Brothers Hosted by The Sklar Brothers (Cheap Seats, Wild Hogs)

 

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