And the L.A. Comedy Shorts 2010 winners are... (read full Press Release here)
Funny or Die Best-of-Fest
The Action Hero's Guide to Saving Lives
directed by Justin Lutsky, starring Patrick Warburton
When lives are on the line... When there's danger at every turn... When clichés run amuck... Sometimes the best thing to do is call Mulligan! Ace Mulligan! Starring Patrick Warburton, “The Action Hero’s Guide To Saving Lives” is a laugh-out-loud action-comedy that takes you behind the scenes of Ace Mulligan’s perilous and not-always-successful mission to stop the bad guys, get the girl, and save the day. It’s not always easy being an action hero.
Best Comedy Shortie-Short
by Lori Elberg and Tanya Bershadsky
A guide to road rage for the hearing-impaired.
Atom.com Best Comedy Animated Short
The Cow Who Wanted to be a Hamburger
by Bill Plympton
Seduced by advertising, a cow is tragically led into the hands of butchers and carnivores.
Atom.com Best Comedy Short
Blood From a Stone
directed by Bill Palmer
Before Jason Bourne insisted that action cinema start taking itself seriously, there was a time when muscle-bound macho men would break arms, sever limbs and spit one-liners without ever hesitating to muse about rules, consequences or ethical behavior. That time was the 1980s. Those men had names like Arnold, Sly, Dolph and Chuck. PG-13 was not in their vocabulary. And you can bet your ass, it's not in Sean Sharpstone's either.
L.A. Comedy Shorts Audience Award
A Short Film
by Rick Williamson, starring Marty Klebba
The epitome of a short western film; short actors, short horses and long credits.
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