Monthly Archives: September 2016

September 30, 2016

“Lemonade Mafia” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

Neighborhood lemonade stand? Not this girl. Fresh squeezed premium quality lemonade dominates the streets under kingpin Kira’s iron fist and sugary smile. But when new competition Shantel starts doling out the popular corn syrup Pink Lemonade, it just got real. And Kira will stop at nothing to stomp out her inferior competition. How will it all go down? Who will be the lemonade queen? Only one way to know!

September 30, 2016

“Kobe” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

From the mind of Writer, Actor and Director Stanley Sievers, “Kobe” was a hit with the PCFF judges and will screen on October 14, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. Excellent cinematography by  Taylor Frontier and acting performance by William Woods.

“Some guys are just better at sports than others. And then there is this guy. He’s got the discipline. He’s got the drive. He just doesn’t have a freaking clue…”

September 30, 2016

“198” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

Bowling solves all problems in life, doesn’t it? So when a woman has the pressure of a marriage proposal hanging over her head, she does the only thing a rational person CAN do-drink, smoke….and BOWL.

September 30, 2016

“Texting: A Love Story” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

Its tough to find love in a time where people are spending almost 5 hours a day on their phone. But why not just bring the two loves together? This film gives a glimpse into the awkward and often hilarious lives of people obsessed with love…and their phones.

September 30, 2016

“Flight Fright” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

“Flight Fright” will screen at the Portland Comedy Film Festival on October 14, 2016. A lot of people say they have a fear of flying-but this guy has a GREAT reason! A spoof on the Twilight Zone episode “Nightmare at 20,000 feet,” This one will keep you on the edge of your chair…and wanting a hamburger? An airline passenger with a fear of
flying starts to see strange things after taking his nerve medicine.
Comedy spoof of the Twilight Zone episode “Nightmare At 20,000

Jim Politano is a
director/producer/writer based out of Chandler, Arizona and is the
owner of Dreamlook Productions LLC.
September 30, 2016

“Numbers” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

What happens when great friends get together for some backyard wine and conversation? Nothing good! Find out who gets in the doghouse and what hilarious antics result in an innocent conversation gone very, very wrong…

September 30, 2016

Nominations for Best Screenplay: Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

The following are the nominations for the Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016. 12 Judge read every page of every submission and determined that these three were the best comedy short screenplays. The winner will be announced on October 14, 2016 after the films have screened at the PCFF. Good luck screenwriters, we hope to see these films on the big screen one day.

Gotta Burn”
by Tim Carpenter and Matt White

Summary: After
his pregnant wife is kidnapped by a coven of witches, Irvin Ajax
starts a witch hunting business to track down his wife and
exterminate those responsible.

Writer Biography: Tim Carpenter and Matt White have been writing and making comedy skits, short films and music videos since sophomore year in high school. They are shamelessly still doing the exact same thing in their 30’s just with a hell of a lot more experience and skill. 

Tim Carpenter and Matt White
“Becoming Bigfoot” by Sean Whitley (Allen, Texas)

Summary: Jeff
Stevens no longer identifies as a man, but as a Sasquatch, and with
the aid of a plastic surgeon, his journey to Squatchhood is portrayed
on the reality series “Becoming Bigfoot.”

Writer Biography: Sean
Whitley is a producer and scriptwriter who’s worked in such diverse
media genres as documentary, reality TV, animation, travel, and
cooking series. Some of the networks for which he’s written and
produced include Spike TV, SPEED Channel, The Cartoon Network, MTV,
Turner Classic Movies, TLC, HGTV, GAC, REELZ, Chiller, and The
Cooking Channel. He’s
also written hundreds of English-language adaptations of such anime
series as “One Piece,” “Darker Than Black,”
“Ghost In The Shell: Arise” and “Trinity Blood,”
to name just a few. Sean
also wrote and directed “Southern Fried Bigfoot” – no not a
recipe – but a documentary about the Bigfoot legends of the American
South. It’s currently in broadcast rotation on Destination America.

“Pen and Pixel” by Devone Jones (San Diego, California)

Summary: On
the day of a pop quiz, Pen and Pencil meet each other on a classroom
desk. Meanwhile Samantha has been juggling between work and school,
she misplaces the cap to her favorite pen.

Screenwriter Devone Jones
September 29, 2016

“Marigolds” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

Director Jillian Acerman’s film “Marigolds” was well received by the PCFF Judges and will screen on October 14, 2016. Below are some of the reviews:

“Interesting concept dealing with legacy/immortality. clever writing, very funny …”
“… this film was very funny, visual and the cinematography was a home run.”
September 29, 2016

“I Do Yoga” Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016

The Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016
is proud to screen a very funny music video directed by Natasha Pearl
Hansen and Nardeep Khurmi. Jari Aanestad and Radhika Vekaria have a
natural talent for capturing some of the ridiculous character types
that do Yoga and creating a fun video that will entertain those that
know of someone that takes their Yoga way too seriously. Funny
performances with Natasha Pearl Hansen, Courtney Arnett, Briana
Hansen, Dana MoonKey, and Jaclyn Marfuggi will get plenty of laughs
at the first PCFF on October 14, 2016.