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2019 Official Selection: Narrative Short Film

A young, single-mom Beth finds herself living in her car and struggles to hide her homelessness from her brother Ben.

Director: Leena Pendharker
Writer(s): Vivian Kerr
Producer(s): Vivian Kerr, Sapna Gandhi
Cast: Vivian Kerr, Anthony Rapp

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Anthony Rapp as “Ben” and Vivian Kerr as “Beth”

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Lifelike

2019 Official Selection: Narrative Short Film

A heartbroken woman orders a lifelike android so she can have one last moment with the man she loves.

Director: Chris Vanderhorst
Writer(s): Chris Vanderhorst
Producer(s): Chris Vanderhorst, Ty Higgins
Cast: Rick Lundgren, Deanna Noe

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Will she find the closure she’s been looking for?

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Prom Time!

2019 Official Selection: Narrative Short Film

Upon overhearing her teen daughters recount their dating experiences while getting ready on prom night, Judy accidentally drugs herself with Chinese herbal medicine spiraling into a gaudy, sexual fantasy with the class hunk.

Director(s): Jessica Liu
Writer(s): Jessica Liu
Producer(s): Jessica Liu, Joshua Baltazar
Cast: Leann Lei, Alice Tsui, Megan Zhang, Everett Tucker

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SOFF Makes The Top 100 List Again

We were honored to hear from FilmFreeway last month that SOFF was recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals for the month of June.  When we got the same honor for July we were even more delighted!

Dear Sherman Oaks Film Festival,

Congratulations! Your festival has ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway for the month of July!

According to reviews from real FilmFreeway users, your festival ranks in the top 1.5% of more than 8,000 film festivals and creative contests around the world. No doubt, this ranking is a testament to the countless hours of hard work and care that you and your staff have devoted to creating such a wonderful event.

We’re especially proud to be partnered with amazing events like yours that help independent film continue to thrive.

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Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals

We just got this honor from FilmFreeway and we could not be more proud!

Dear Sherman Oaks Film Festival,

Congratulations! Your festival has ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway for the month of June!

According to reviews from real FilmFreeway users, your festival ranks in the top 1.5% of more than 8,000 film festivals and creative contests around the world. No doubt, this ranking is a testament to the countless hours of hard work and care that you and your staff have devoted to creating such a wonderful event.

We’re especially proud to be partnered with amazing events like yours that help independent film continue to thrive.

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2018 Photo Gallery

November 9 Photo Album – Click Image To See All Photos

Day One of SOFF 2018 featured 13 films: Cinema Sweethearts – Kap – The Concourse – The Running Man of Pasadena – Stuck – They Fall Fast – A Side Of Fries – Allerton – Circles – Your Call is Important to Us – Accidents – I Got This – Curtains

November 10 Photo Album – Click Image To See All Photos

Day Two of SOFF 2018 featured 9 films and our Screenplay awards ceremony! The films shown this day included: Broken Lullaby -Because We Can – Hold Your Peace – Puppet Life 2: Human Dating – SOFF Screenwriters – Jonah – Soapy Medium – Life After – The Creeping Ritual – Long Lost

November 11 Photo Album – Click Image To See All Photos

Day three of SOFF 2018 featured 13 films including: Get it Together – Never Enough – – Mime Doesn’t Pay – Nevertheless, She Persisted – I Am An Artist – Heart Strung – Our Reality – If Only! – Nadine – One Dark Night – Rotsy – Chirp, Buzz, & Other Sensations – Chasing Sunshine