Finalists Announced for JFL’s ‘Eat My Shorts’ Competition
Presented by Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network, Eat My Shorts is Just For Laugh’s annual competition showcasing some of the funniest new short films across North America. Five films have been selected to screen on July 26th at the Phi Centre, and the winning filmmaker(s) will receive distribution for their short as well as a $7,000 USD development deal with Laugh Out Loud.
Here’s a quick rundown of 2018’s Eat My Shorts finalists:
Director: Feraz Ozel
Starring: Helen Hong, Bobby Lee, Feraz Ozel
When Georgina finally decides to finally pursue her interest in dating women, things don’t quite go as planned.
Directors: Rachel Cairns and Brendan Jeffers
Starring: Bendan Jeffers, Simu Liu, Farid Yazdani
A member of a boy band is confronted by the rest of the group for his terrible addiction– to chicken.
Director: Pascal Atuma
Starring: Pascal Atuma, Nelson Morris, Naima Sundiata
Cultures clash when Nigerian parents meet their daughter’s boyfriend’s Jewish family.
Directors: Laura Rudnicki and Lexy Paul
Starring: Sadaya Aiken, Ellis Audrey Cox-McAllister, Daniel Hentschel
A young woman calls up a friend while nervously awaiting her STI test results.
Director: Brenda Saucedo
Starring: Chris Louis, Diana Cruz, Coral Carrillo
Chris explains how dating is exactly like applying for a job.
Gotta say, I think The Fowl is at the top of the heap. Silly premise, great execution. We’ll find out who actually takes the top prize when all five shorts screen on the 26th!