LOL Short Film Fest - Unrated

Get ready to laugh... The second annual Laugh Out Loud Short Film Fest opens in theatres May 2013! This unique festival is a compilation of 9 hilarious short comedies guaranteed to provide side-splitting laughs. Submissions came in from around the globe and the festival committee whittled them down to bring you the best-of-the-best.
Unlike the snooty content prominent at most conventional film festivals, these films won’t challenge you to be a deep thinker or ponder the man’s inhumanity to man. Hardly. These filmmakers focus on aspects of everyday life that average people can relate to: social media, dating, bodily functions, human sexuality, marriage, raising kids and drinking. We realize that naming those last two is redundant.
The Laugh Out Loud Short Film Fest is a simple escape from life’s pressures and hectic pace. The irreverent humor may make you a little uncomfortable at times – and may even cause you to cringe – but there is no doubt you will laugh uncontrollably. If you don’t, just admit to yourself that you don’t have a sense of humor.

Total Running Time: 90 minutes

The short films are:

“Status Update: A Facebook Fairytale”
Allan's Status Updates are ALL freaking coming true!
Country: Australia, Length: 11 minutes
Awards: Special Jury Prize - New York Friars Club Comedy Film Festival

"The Dark Companion"
Howard (a puppet) has an existential crisis and nervous breakdown when he, and only he, can see his puppeteer... a featureless, humanoid shape that always looms over him, that he calls his 'Dark Companion'. His relationship with his wife and friends quickly breakdown, when no one believes him, forcing Howard to take drastic measures.
Country: USA, Length: 14 minutes
Awards: "Best Film" - Laugh Track Comedy Festival

"Dream Job"
Dave Koumanzales (Dave Hill) is an out of work filmmaker who's been selling his comic book collection to pay his rent. Just as he's about to give up hope, he's offered what he thinks is his dream job... A chance to work for George Lucas.
Awards: Audience Award at The NYC Picturestart Film Festival.
Country: USA, Length: 19 minutes

"Dinner Date"
A girl's dream date may be a guy's nightmare. In the classic he said, she said comedy form, two women and their men recount the unexpected pleasures and pain of the night before.
Country: Canada, Length: 3:47 minutes

"Charles, Your Hangover"
After a night of excess at the local pub, Martin discovers the true cause of a hangover. His name is Charles.
Country: USA, Length: 6 minutes

After winning a high stakes game of beer pong at a party, two best friends (Adam and Brett) are challenged by their rivals to prove who is the better pair of friends. With $300 and their manlationship on the line, they are determined to do anything to win. Anything.
Country: USA, Length: 15 minutes

Naptime is an infomercial spoof for a fake product that stops children from throwing tantrums instantly!
Country: USA, Length: 3 minutes

"First Date Accident"
First dates tend to be awkward... especially when you sh*t your pants!
Country: Canada, Length: 2:40 minutes

"Couldn't Be Better"
Two roommates support each other’s dating neurosis…including the importance of a really good desk.
Country: USA, Length: 8:52 minutes



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