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2008 film festival:

Title Film Maker Description
1 An Inconvenient Poop James Jenkins The “REAL” truth behind the global warming conspiracy.
2 Baffling Book Eric Caselton
3 Days of Grace Tim Boughn A down and out alcoholic has his day of grace.
4 A Folk Art Salute Jean Lawton A short history and celebration of the American flag through animation.
5 Hindmost Dan Otero A galactic gig on PlanetJazz
6 In The Garden Rachel Hroncich Two detectives interrogate a murder suspect
7 Silver Award

The Boundary of Moab

Aaron Barreras A short animation about the Trail of Tears
8 Pickles at Night Matt Vest Deep existential questions are raised as a young girl wanders around her house at night.
9 Gold Award

Potage De Ma Mere

Adam McLean Sibling rivalry is the soup of the day.
10 Some Assembly Required Bill Roth A glimpse into the slightly manic process of self, as undertaken by a girl who’s not really there to start with.
11 Spiral Landon Dyksterhouse A stable young twenty-something has a stable career and life, but thirsts for something beyond the corporate BS- he opts to live the fast life, will it send him spiraling down?
12 The Projectionist Madeline Johnston A series of images dealing with light, moths, destruction, and creation.
13 Best of Festival


Jason Pierce The Adventures of a mad scientist and his bizarre creations aboard a floating laboratory. When the mad scientist turns his back on his latest creation, can his loyal pet save the day?
14 Offering of Flowers Debra Denker A joyous offering of flowers to celebrate the long life of a Tibetan high lama becomes a marigold mêlée.
15 Pyro Sonic Poetry Tim Gannon Weavings spoken word poetry, music, and some “HOT fire dancing by Santa Fe’s own “DNA Project” dance troupe, Pyro Sonic Poetry will light your eyes on FIRE!
16 Train Sandro Del Rosario Colorful animation of a train crossing Italian landscape.
17 The Conversation Rudy J. Miera “What we have here, without a doubt, is a failure to communicate...”
18 Ehecatl presents Mikailwitl Rudy J. Miera A glimpse at a documentary-in-progress on the Ehecatl Aztec Dance group and the premiere of their ‘Mikailwill’ (Journey from Life to Death) dance piece.
19 Curanderas(Opening Sequence) Rudy J. Miera This opening sequence from the documentary “Curanderas” presents images of Hispanic Folk Healers combined with music specifically composed for this film.
20 Western Guys Mark Clifford Life is tough in the old West.
21 Chance Willey’s One of Many Chance Willey A teen deals with the disruption of his home by being funny.
22 Audience Choice Award

007:Gabes Bond & Ralph Royale

Fernando Gonzalez When a young girl’s best frien is kidnapped, Gabes Bond is called to help find him.
23 Bunnies Jeffrey Greene
Kholan Studie
- Screening of the "Best of SFMUG's 2008 Short Movie Festival" at a future Film Industry Night in Albuquerque

prizes for the movie festival:
  1. Apple iPod Touch - Listen to your favorite music. Watch movies, iTunes movie rentals, and videos. Catch up on TV shows. Flick through photos. With iPod touch, you can bring it all along for the ride. Surf the web and send email while walking down the street. Get directions, check the weather, follow stocks, and more. With Wi-Fi, the Internet goes wherever you go.

  2. Apple iPod Nano - It’s the small iPod with one very big idea: Video. Now the world’s most popular music player lets you enjoy TV shows, movies, video podcasts, and more. The larger, brighter display means amazing picture quality. In six eye-catching colors, iPod nano is stunning all around.

  3. $50.00 Apple iTunes Gift Cards - Music, movies, TV shows, and more.

  4. Toon Boom Studio 4 is ideal for individuals looking for an all-in-one animation software. From drawing digitally, scanning hand-drawn animations or seamlessly importing existing artwork, Studio 4 enables you to lip-sync your animation, setup the action in a 3D space and publish your animation projects for TV, HDTV, the Web and iPod!

  5. Toon Boom Storyboard helps you take an idea and translate it into a visual story that will become a complete production. Storyboard comes with an intuitive and user friendly interface that will make your paperless experience a breeze. Deliver rich looking storyboards instantly and effortlessly to everyone.

  6. iDive - Digital video catalog (O'Reilly Innovators award)
    iDive is a video cataloguing tool, that gives you the best view on your videos. iDive displays automatically contact sheets for each clip. Filter based searches using dates, people, places and events will help you find clips by content, visually. iDive helps you to select the right clips for your iMovie of Final Cut movie.

  7. VideoPier - MPG2 video catalog
    This is aimed for the owners of mpg2 cameras. They are not well managed by iMovie ...

  8. PulpMotion - Fun Video Presentations (Best shareware MacGeneration Trophy)
    Cool video slideshows made with photos and videos in no time.

  9. BannerZest Pro - Flash Banners in no time
    This is for the ones that want to share their images on the web. Bannerzest provides a simple way to create flash slideshows. No programing required. Bannerzest does it all.

4 minute film festival 2007 Selected films... slide show


Audience Choice

Diego Suarez for 'Super Chicken Saves the Day!'

2nd Place:

Lil Nimlo for 'Lil Nimlo