Short+Sweet Hollywood 2018.
This year we had 60 amazing plays in our official selection. We'd like to congratulate everyone for such a wonderful job because the Programs, Semifinals and Finals have been incredible. Please find below the Winners of Short + Sweet 2018 (The Marilyn Monroe Theatre (West Hollywood, CA) - September 13th-October 21st 2018)
Award Winners Short & Sweet Hollywood 2018
Best Writer - Adam Szudrich - Slow Dating
Best Director - Bronwyn L. Watson - Have You Ever Done This Before
Festival Award - Bevin Bru - Got You
Best Actor - Don O. Knowlton - Moral Luck & Ralph & Dent
Best Actress - Julie Collis - Slow Dating
People's Choice Best Play - Moral Luck & Ralph & Dent. Written by Don O. Knowlton. Directed by Fred Dekker. Cast. Don O. Knowlton & Phil Abrams. Log Line. When two middle-aged white guys realize no one is listening any more, what are they to do?
Jury Award Best Play - Have you ever done this before. Written by Mashka Wolfe. Directed by Bronwyn L. Watson. Cast. Lee Margaret Hanson, Julia Finch, Pedro Shanahan. Log line. Two women meet in a seedy hotel room for a romantic tryst but are rudely interrumpted. A short play about women, men, sex workers, and the entertainment industry. In the era of #MeToo we have to ask ourselves. "Have you ever done this before?". We have to ask it over and over again.
Best Writer - Jose Villalobos - Espectacular
Best Director - Jose Villalobos - Espectacular
Festival Award - Maria Helena Heredia - Justice / Guerrera Inmortal
Best Actor - Javier Ceriani - Blanca Palomilla
Best Actress - Elena Sanz - This is a Pencil. Helen is a Nurse.
Special Mention - Giovanni Navarro - El Marijuano
Special Mention - Andres Requena - La Nada
People's Choice Best Play - This is a Pencil. Helen is a Nurse. Written and Directed by Lupe Gehrenbeck. Cast. Elena Sanz & Sebastian Galvez. Log Line. It was the perfect romantic night until they played the ouija board.
Jury Award Best Play - Espectacular. Written and Directed by Jose Villalobos. Cast. Carlos Santos, Valeria Gonzalez, Sergio Macian, Karola Sanchez & Gerald B. Filmore. Log Line. A famous actor gets electrocuted right before getting in the stage for a very important performance of Romeo and Juliet.
We'd like to thank all of our honorable jury that has been voting in our Programs, Semifinals and Finals.
Tom Dey (Director), Luciano Lima (Writer/Director), Julia Jansch (Director/Writer/Producer), Angela M. Hutchinson (Producer/Writer/Casting), Lynn Venturella (Manager), Chloe Hurst (Actress/Writer), Luke Brandon (Producer/Writer), Aishveryaa Nidhi (Actress), Andrew Steel (Flicks4Change), Charisse Glen (Casting Director), Christian Calloway (Actor), Sia Farahani (Writer/Producer), Lily Mercer (Writer), Esther Caporale (Writer), Juliette Jeffers (Actress), Dan Balcaban (Director), Kym Jackson (Actress & Coach), Mark NGuyen (Music producer), María Alejandra Guerrero Rocca (Producer/Director), Erika Bagnarello (Director/Writer), Gustavo Salmeron (Director/Actor/Goya Awrd Winner), Mariela Garriga (Actress/Producer), Paula Roman (Actress/Writer/Producer), Licia Alonso (Actress), Nikki Dalmau (Casting Director), Isabel Serrano (Actress/Director/Writer), George Duran (Director/Writer), Nikkolas Rey (Agent), Juan Zapata (Director/Writer/Producer), Javier Barberá (Director/Writer/Producer), Liam Schoely (Manager), Maria Brasero (Producer), David Martin Porras (Director/Writer/Producer), Kady Gutierrez (Actor/Casting), Santi Morali (Producer), Gisela Prunes (Marvel Studios HHRR), Juan Sola (Producer/Voice over Director), Pedro Gonzalez Kühn (Director), Alicia Sanz (Actress), Elvira Cano (EGEDA US Director), Gerardo de Pablos (Actor), Jessica Silvetti (Producer/Writer/Actress), Yolanda Guillen (Casting Director).
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