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Cheyenne International Film Festival May 21 - 23

Wyoming Community Media (WCM)

Friday, May 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 11:00 PM (MDT)

Cheyenne, WY

Cheyenne International Film Festival May 21 - 23

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Pre-Festival Seminar - Film, TV, Digital Media and Economc Development and Filmmaking 101 (non-Chamber/LEADS members)   more info Ended $30.00 $1.74
Pre-Festival Seminar - Film, TV, Digital Media and Economic Development and Filmmaking 101 (Chamber / LEADS members)   more info Ended $20.00 $1.49
May 21: Program 1 - Opening Night   more info Ended $30.00 $1.74
May 21: Program 1: Opening Night (Veteran, Senior, Disabled)   more info Ended $27.00 $1.67
May 22: Program 2 - Wyoming Showcase   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
May 22: Program 2 - Wyoming Showcase (Veteran, Senior Disabled)   more info Ended $9.00 $1.22
May 22: Program 3 - Women in Film   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
May 22: Program 3 - Women in Film (Veterans, Seniors, Disabled)   more info Ended $9.00 $1.22
May 22: Program 4 - The New West   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
May 22: Program 4 - The New West (Veterans, Seniors, Disabled)   more info Ended $9.00 $1.22
May 22: Program 5 - Filmmakers' Reception   more info Ended $20.00 $1.49
May 22: Program 5 - Filmmakers Reception (Veterans, Seniors, Disabled)   more info Ended $18.00 $1.44
May 23: Program 6 - Adventure and Outdoor Showcase   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
May 23: Program 6 - Adventure and Outdoor Showcase (Veterans, Seniors, Disabled)   more info Ended $9.00 $1.22
May 23: Program 7 - The Shoot Out Cheyenne Top 10 Films   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
May 23: Program 7 - The Shoot Out Cheyenne Top 10 (Veterans, Seniors, Disabled)   more info Ended $9.00 $1.22
May 23: Program 8 - Long Stories Short   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
May 23: Program 8 - Long Stories Short (Veterans, Seniors, Disabled)   more info Ended $9.00 $1.22
May 23: Program 9 - Closing Night and the Pioneering Spirit   more info Ended $20.00 $1.49
May 23: Program 9 - Closing Night The Pioneering Spirit (Veterans, Seniors, Disabled)   more info Ended $18.00 $1.44
VIP All Access Pass - CIFF for a discount   more info Ended $100.00 $3.49
Program 1 - Film Program Only   more info Ended $15.00 $1.36

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Event Details

 

CIFF PROGRAM DETAILS - SUBJECT TO CHANGE

CONVENIENCE Tickets can be purchased beginning Friday April 9th. Tickets are available on-line. Click on the CIFF logo and you'll be redirected to the the E-Box Office

SAVE THE SERVICE FEE Advance tickets for all CIFF programs and events may be purchased by cash or credit card at Phoenix Books and Music over the phone (307-632-3476) or in person (1612 Capitol Avenue). The bookstore is open 10am - 5pm Monday through Saturday - cash and credit cards accepted.

PURCHASE DAY OF SHOW Tickets can be purchased at the Atlas Theatre by cash or credit card in person 30 minutes before show time.

SHOW SOLD OUT? TRY RUSH TICKETS If a program is sold out, “rush” tickets may be available for purchase at the Atlas Theatre 10 minutes prior to show time.

PICKING UP TICKETS Advance purchase tickets are available for pickup May 21 – 23 from CIFF Will Call anytime the Atlas Theatre is open during CIFF weekend.

ALL-ACCESS PASSES - ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES EARLY! The best value is the CIFF All-Access Pass. At $100 t's a $30 savings and admits the holder to the three premium events and six screenings as well as VIP gatherings which will be announced. The pass is also transferable to family members, friends and colleagues if you can't attend everything. Photo ID is required. The All-Access Pass does not guarantee seating. Arrive at least 15 minutes in advance to avoid your seat being rushed to someone else.

VETERANS, SENIORS, DISABLED

CIFF provides tickets to movie goers who are military service veterans, disabled persons, aged 62 and older for the following prices:

  • May 21: Opening Night $27.00
  • May 22: Filmmakers Reception $18.00
  • May 23: Closing Night $18.00
  • Screenings $9.00

Please be ready to provide documentation. If a patron requires other special accommodations, please call 307-509-0182 a day before the screening.


PRE-FESTIVAL WORKSHOP -  So you want to be in pictures: Movie–Motivated Economic Development and Filmmaking 101

 $20 – Chamber and LEADS members; $30 – nonmembers (includes working brown-bag lunch)

Friday May 21, 2010

Panelists: Wyoming Film Office – Colin Stricklin, Michell Howard; Alan O’Hashi –
WCM Executive Director and CIFF Producer; Michael Conti – The Shoot Out Cheyenne
Executive Director and CIFF Producer

8:00 – 8:30am Registration and hanging around

Historic Atlas Theatre – 211 W. 16th Street

8:45am – 9:45am

  • Wyoming Film Funding Resources
  • Movie Assets in Your Community
  • Emerging Issues in Digital Media
  • Film Festival Basics

10:00 – 11:30am

Story telling and script writing
Find a topic to create the digital story. Participants will work in groups and write a one to two page story. Participants will work on story structure, clarity, transitions and length and learn the tools and start recording.

11:45am – 4:00pm

Fast Film Making Workshop for Businesses

Learn the basics of digital media video production by finishing a short video using the most basic editing technique. (Completed movies will be screened during the CIFF weekend) Digital storytelling expresses the creative voice through writing, audio and video recording and editing.

  •  Intro to Camera
    Learn basics on planning and shooting a digital video production; How to plan for specific projects, tools needed for shoot; Basic shot descriptions
  • Three-point lighting
    Learn lighting basics and how to setup standard three-point lighting; Introduction to lighting instruments, what they are called and their functions; Proper placement demonstration for three-point lighting
    .

 

Program 1 – Opening Night Reception Honoring Daniel Junge

Benefiting the Laramie County Library Foundation

Historic Atlas Theater 6:30pm

Music by: Peat Bog Mysteries Celtic Band

Doors Open 6pm

NO STRINGS

DOCUMENTARY: USA/Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, 30minutes 2008 (Winner, Best Short Documentary – Boulder International Film Festival 2010)

DIRECTOR: Daniel Junge

PRODUCER: Henry Ansbacker

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Daniel Junge

SYNOPSIS: When Disaster and war occur in the underdeveloped world, children are most often the victims. Veteran aid worker Johnie McGlade believes that relief might come from an unlikely tool – puppetry. In “No Strings” McGlade teams up with two of the creators of the Muppets to tackle two very different problems – post-tsunami stress in Sri Lanka and landmine education in Afghanistan – though culturally sensitive puppet shows. The result is a global journey demonstrating the redemptive power of art.

COME BACK TO SUDAN

DOCUMENTARY: USA, 27minutes 2008

DIRECTOR: Daniel Junge

PRODUCER: Henry Ansbacher

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Daniel Junge

SYNOPSIS: The last time Lado Jurkin, Mabior Mayom, and Deng Dau saw their families and their homes in Sudan they were eight-year old boys. That was before war forced them – three of the so-called “Lost Boys” – to flee their country, live in refugee camps, and eventually re-settle in America. Accompanied by their adoptive American mother, a woman the Lost Boys know as “Momma Jean”, the boys undertake a journey to discover the place they call “home.”

LAST CAMPAIGN OF GOVERNOR BOOTH GARDNER

CALL2ACTION: Co-presented by the Laramie County Library Foundation

DOCUMENTARY: USA, 37minutes, 2009 (Academy Award nominee, 2010)

DIRECTOR: Daniel Junge

PRODUCERS: Henry Ansbacher

CAST: Booth Gardner

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Daniel Junge

SYNOPSIS: A 2009 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Short, this highly politicized film etches out a reverent biographical profile of Booth Gardner, governor of Washington state and a longtime crusader for the legalization of assisted suicide.


May 22: Program 2 – Wyoming Showcase

Historic Atlas Theater 9:30am

Doors Open 9:00am

THE DEER AND THE ANTELOPE

NARRATIVE SHORT:  USA, 15minutes, 2009 (Winner, Wyoming Short Film Contest, 2009)

DIRECTOR and WRITER: Dillon Petrillo

PRODUCERS: Dillon Petrillo and Ian Rowe

CAST: Ian Rowe and Mark Meiden

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: TBA

SYNOPSIS: "The Deer And The Antelope" is a short film about two distant brothers who come together to deal with a family matter. This film won Grand Prize as well as People's Choice in the 2009 Wyoming Short Film Contest.

DISCOURAGING WORDS

NARRATIVE FEATURE: USA, 113minutes, 2010

DIRECTOR: Andrew Gingerich

PRODUCERS: Andrew Gingerich
Vincent Gagnepain

CAST: Sean Cummings as Dale Roper; Paul McLean as Mark Hoffman
Ken Benda as Wilt Sturgeon; Belinda Purdum as Lucy; Rick Padden as Phillips Winchester; Don Kraus as T. J. Carvey; Nathan Bock as Terry; Andrew Miller as Evan; Marlin May as John Braunbauer; Mark J. Mitten as Doc; Gregory Stuart as Wiley Jerris; Nicole Gawronski as Margot

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Andrew Gingerich

SYNOPSIS: Gas station attendant Dale Roper is a political junkie and part-time speechwriter for a man he hates: Wyoming state senator Wilt Sturgeon ("Like the fish!" say all his campaign signs). When events conspire to launch Sturgeon as a candidate for Wyoming's only Congressional seat, Dale winds up working both for and against Sturgeon in an attempt to save the nation from Wilt the Fish's influence. As the election draws near and Dale is faced with cynicism and corruption on both sides, he is forced to decide which side he's on—with potentially dire consequences.

 

May 22: Program 3 – Women in Film

Historic Atlas Theater 12:15pm

Doors Open 11:45am

STYLE RIDERS

DOCUMENTARY: USA/Latvia, 12minutes 2010

DIRECTOR and PRODUCER: Egija Hartmane-Salem

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Egija Hartmane-Salem

SYNOPSIS: Style Riders explores the surprisingly diverse culture of custom motorbikes. It surveys the spectacular and often provocative designs, and it probes the motivations and passions of the custom motorbike builders and owners. The documentary also explores the “birth” of custom motorbike culture in America, its historical development, and the role of Hollywood in its public perception, as portrayed for example in “The Wild One” (1953) and “Easy Rider” (1969). Style Riders poses many questions about custom motorbikes, such as: is it art? Is it bad taste or good taste? Is it an expression of personality, or just an attention grabber?

FARMING OUR SEAS

DOCUMENTARY: USA, 29minutes; 2009

DIRECTOR and PRODUCER: Sarah Curry

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Sarah Curry

SYNOPSIS: No matter where you live, Americans can eat fish every day.  Do the fish come from the ocean, a river? Most likely they are raised on a fish farm in a foreign country.  Although this is big business globally, it has been illegal to farm fish in United States federal waters-- until now. This issue became highly controversial when a plan was unveiled to make this a reality. Farming Our Seas looks at the environmental and cultural implications of the possibility of fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico. 

WOMEN EMERGING IN FILM

PANEL DISCUSSION

Kathryn Bigelow opened the door much wider for women when she was presented the Academy Award for Best Director. Hear from emerging women in film during an interactive discussion with Egija Hartmane, Sarah Curry, Christine Bonn

MODERATOR: Candy Moulton (“In Pursuit of a Dream”)

WINGS OF SILVER: THE VI COWDEN STORY

CALL2ACTION – Co-presented by the VFW 1881

DOCUMENTARY: USA, 33minutes, 2009 (Official selection, 8 film festivals)

DIRECTORS: Mark and Chris Bonn

PRODUCERS: In Times of War Documentary Project - Mark and Chris Bonn

CAST: Vi Cowden

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Chris and Mark Bonn

SYNOPSIS: In March 2010 the United States awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to nearly 300 women, all over the age of 86, who flew fighter planes for the Army Air Corps in 1943 and ‘44. This remarkable documentary follows 93-year-old Vi Cowden's journey from rural South Dakota, where she learned to fly biplanes, to her two years in the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs), for which she piloted 19 different types of fighter planes on enough trips to have circumnavigated the world 55 times. Healthy and lively, Vi last piloted a P-51 when she was 92.

 

May 22: Program 4 – The New West

Historic Atlas Theater 2:45pm

Doors Open 2:30pm

THE CODE OF THE WEST: ALIVE AND WELL IN WYOMING

DOCUMENTARY: USA, 30minutes, 2010

DIRECTOR and WRITER: Jim Havey

PRODUCER: Jim Owen, (Associate Producer - Kent Noble)

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Jim Havey, Jim Owen

SYNOPSIS: There was a time when cattle roamed the open range, a handshake sealed a deal, and people lived by a sense of right and wrong carried in the heart — the unwritten rules of the cowboy. Shot against the backdrop of Wyoming’s breathtaking landscapes and vibrant communities, this film presents an inspiring portrait of what it really means to live with honor, heart, and purpose.

CANGELESKA WAKAN

CALL2ACTION – Co-presented by the Southeast Wyoming Intertribal Powwow Association

DOCUMENTARY: United Kingdom, 53minutes, 2009

DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER: Aitken Pearson

CAST: Russell Means, Arvol Looking Horse, Arlette Loud Hawk, Alex White Plume, Charmaine White Face, Donovin Sprague.

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Aitken Pearson

SYNOPSIS: Cangleska Wakan is a performative documentary which addresses the “Sacred Hoop” of the Lakota through through candid and revealing opinions from respected tribal members in South Dakota. Cangleska Wakan (Sacred Hoop) is based on the Lakota concept that everything in the universe is interrelated, human beings and all things which exist in their environment are connected in one continuous process of growth and development.  Discussions with Russell Means, Donovin Hump, Dallas Chief Eagle and others from the seven bands of the Lakota Nation address the Sacred Hoop and if it been broken and if so can it be mended.


May 22: Program 5 – Filmmakers’ Reception (Meet the people behind the movies)

            Historic Atlas Theater 6:00pm

Doors open 5:30pm

MY YEAR WITHOUT SEX

NARRATIVE FEATURE: Australia, 90minutes, 2009

DIRECTOR and WRITER: Sarah Watt

PRODUCERS: Andrew Barlow and Bridget Ikin

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Sarah Watt via Skype

CAST: Sacha Horler, Matt Day, Jonathan Segat, Portia Bradley

SYNOPSIS: A tender dramatic comedy from Australia highlights the realistic ups and downs of an Australian family in the year following a parent's emergency medical procedure. The film won the Australian Directors Guild 2009 Grass Award.

INSTEAD OF ABRACADABRA

NARRATIVE SHORT: Sweden, 22minutes 2009

DIRECTOR and WRITER: Patrik Eklund

PRODUCERS: Mathias Fjällström

CAST: Simon J. Berger, Göran Forsmark, Saga Gärde, Anki Larsson, Jacob Nordenson

SYNOPSIS: Thomas, 25, unemployed and still living at home, has Napoleon Dynamite illusions of grandeur and considers himself a big-time magician. When a pretty nurse moves in next door, Thomas turns on his awkward charms. Relentlessly funny and even a little sweet, this film reveals cinematic magic all the way.

 

May 23: Program 6 – Adventure and Outdoor Showcase

Historic Atlas Theater 9:30am

Doors Open 9:15am

OVER THE BARS

DOCUMENTARY: USA, 20minutes, 2008

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: DH Productions

SYNOPSIS: DH Productions dug deep into their archive and sifted through more than a decades worth of footage, pulling out the sickest crash clips they could find. You will hear first-hand from the athletes involved as they take you through the details and explain why they push their limits for sake of progression. Sit back as these pros take you through the mashups blow by blow. Over the Bars is filled with all the broken bikes, bones and blood that have made us famous.

ASCENDING THE GIANTS

DOCUMENTARY: USA; 12minutes; 2008

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: John Waller

SYNOPSIS: The Klootchy Creek Sitka Spruce Tree on the Oregon Coast was the largest of its kind. In December of 2007, it toppled during a fierce windstorm, leaving the designation of largest Sitka spruce in Oregon up for grabs. With just a handful of contenders for the title, Brian French and Will Koomjian spent several months measuring the candidates. Join them as they travel to four massive Sitkas, each with its own unique personality and growing conditions. This short documentary features stunning cinematography from both ground and canopy that captures the excitement of climbing these proud behemoths.

AFRICA REVOLUTIONS TOUR

DOCUMENTARY: USA; 30 minutes, 2008

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Rush Sturges

SYNOPSIS: Join the Africa Revolutions Tour team as they set out on one of the most action-packed, ambitious kayaking adventures ever! Building on years of film-making and whitewater exploration, the Tour represents a new genre of action sports documentary that couples the adventure and excitement of extreme sport with cause-driven initiatives. The expedition provided the opportunity to educate the people encountered about their solar potential and the Sun Catchers Project, a non-profit that installs solar cooking facilities in African orphanages, hospitals and communities. From the crocodile-infested White Nile in Uganda to big water first descents throughout Madagascar and the highest documented descent of the Zambezi. Come join the adventure!

RUNNING DOWN THE MAN

DOCUMENTARY: USA; 17minutes; 2008

DIRECTOR/PRODUCERS: Travis Rummel and Ben Knight

SYNOPSIS: “The finest fly fishing film out there.” --Tom Bie, The Drake. One man's quest to prove Baja's Rooster fish could be tamed with a fly rod. Starring champion fly fisher Frank Smethurst, this documentary tells the story of a man who has spent almost a decade trying to pioneer a way to catch this magnificent fish by chasing it down on foot with only one chance at a perfect cast. When was the last time you saw a grown man sprint down an empty beach, waving a 9-foot fly rod in hot pursuit of a fish he claims resembles Elizabeth Hurley?

RESPECT

DOCUMENTARY: USA; 23minutes;

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Jason Winkler

SYNOPSIS: Skiers from around the world revel in the beauty of snowcapped mountains - places that demand respect. The unpredictability of nature provides these riders with the rush of a lifetime and plagues them as they walk the thin line between the best ride of their lives and the last. Spend time inside the heads of these athletes as they chase the perfect moment with Respect.

 

May 23: Program 7 – The Shoot Out Cheyenne Top 10

Historic Atlas Theater 12:00pm

Doors open 11:45pm

THE SHOOT OUT CHEYENNE – TOP 10 FILMS

LIVE ACTION SHORTS; USA, 80minutes, 2009

PRODUCER: TSOC Executive Director Michael Conti

SYNOPSIS: Each film can be no longer than 7 minutes in length and must be edited in-camera and returned to the event organizers no later than 24 hours after the start of the event. All films must include 5 of the eleven items announced at the start of the event in “The Brief.” All films are judged to come up with the Top 10 Films for the Gala Screening Event. The 2009 TOP 10:

Best Sound Design and Best Music
FOWL PLAY (Cheyenne) - Produced by Warehouse Twenty One. Directors, Writers, and Art Direction by Dave Teubner, Chad Willett, Greg Williams, Steve Barton, Brett Walker. Sound Editing and Camera by Chad Willett Music by Steve Barton

Best 17 & Under THE ROPE (Boulder, Colorado) - Produced by Randy Clapp. Directed by Lee Lazar and James Hoppe. Camera by Peter Oshes. Acting by Andrea Aguirre, Ruth Post, Eliza Cornell, James Szkobel-Wolff, and Jocelin Medina. Special Thanks to Twisting Tree Foundation.

Best In-Camera Editing
TO BE A COWBOY (Laramie)  - Produced by Emily Robinson. Acting by Dan Adams, Bridget Wilson, Crystal Hastings, Emily Robinson, Dominique Schoech, and Jeremy Gonzales. Camera by Emily Robinson, Dan Adams, and Bridget Wilson. Script by Dominique Schoech and Crystal Hastings. Sound by Jeremy Gonzales. Directed by Emily Robinson.

Best Comedy

LIVE FROM CHEYENNE (Cheyenne) - Produced, Written, Directed, Camera, Acted by Peter Inells. Additional support by Diane Moeller.

Best Art Direction
BLOWN AWAY (Cheyenne) Produced, Directed and Camera by Daniel Marces. Acting by Elaine Marces, Maia Marces, Madison Marces and Daniel Marces. Music by Daniel Marces.

Best Cinematography Best Screenplay Best Actor

CACHED (Bolder, Colorado) - Produced, Written and Directed by Ian Shaw. Camera by Dustin Jenkins. Music and Sound by Ian Shaw. Acting by Graham Johnstone, Bailee Schreyer-Bragassa. Art Direction by Joe Trigeiro.

Best Film, Best Director
SLEIGHT OF HAND (Loveland, Colorado) Acting by Mark Mitten and Joshua Fisher.

Peoples’ Choice

ROOK (Colorado Springs, Colorado)  - Produced, Writen and Directed by Eric D. Brown. Camera by Michael Haspil. Acting by Mary Zinnel, Scott Flack, Chad Redwine. Art Direction by Sunil Nair. Sound by Melissa Barbee.

GONE (Cheyenne) - Produced by Megan Metheny. Acting by Catherine Lerner, Tyler Humphrey, Scott Long.

IRREGULAR NEWS - Produced, Written and Directed by Andy Crowson, Mark Crowson, Vern Nickelson, Randy Parks. Camera by Randy Parks. Acting by Andy Crowson, Mark Crowson and Vern Nickelson.


May 23: Program 8 – Long Stories Short

Historic Atlas Theater 2:30pm

Doors Open 2:15pm

DIPLOMACY

LIVE ACTION SHORT: USA, 9minutes; 2009 (Winner oat the Paris Film Festival 2009; Winner Best Colorado Film, Boulder International Film Festival 2010)

DIRECTOR: Jon Goldman

PRODUCER: Jordan Sheehan, Ryan Honey, Maciek Sokalski

CAST: Omid Abtahi, Nazanin Boniadi, michelle Forbes, Navid Negehban

SYNOPSIS: Ever wonder what would happen if interpreters just made things up? The U.S. and Iran meet in the first high-level diplomatic talks between the two countries in 30 years. The two young interpreters almost immediately begin warping their bosses’ words to avoid causing offense, but soon blunder out into deep water by making actual policy commitments themselves.

ONE CALL DELIVERY

LIVE ACTION SHORT: USA, 12minutes, 2009 (Winner, Boulder Asian Film Festival screenwriting contest, 2007)

DIRECTOR: Don Sniffin

PRODUCERS: Don Sniffin and Matt Allen

CAST: Don Kraus, Brian Landis Folkins

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Don Sniffin

SYNOPSIS: Its one thing to have your own compulsions, its quite another to be pulled into someone else's. Day, after day, after day...

PHANTOM FARM

LIVE ACTION SHORT: USA, 45minutes, 2010

DIRECTOR and Producer: Eddie Kunz

WRITER: Francesca Brumm and Eddie Kunz

CAST: Nicholas Van Brunt, Autumn Lundberg, Joy Rifkin with Eddie Marion

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Debbie Kunz

SYNOPSIS: Three high school friends return to their hometown of Madison, Wisconsin after their freshman year in college. Little do they know they are about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime on a farm with a dark past. Revenge is a game even the dead can play.

ADOBO

LIVE ACTION SHORT: USA, 11minutes, 2009 (Winner, Boulder Asian Film Festival Screenwriting Contest, 2007)

DIRECTOR: Joe LaRue

WRITER: Bob Larue

PRODUCERS: Bob Larue, Boulder Asian Pacific Alliance

CAST: Rae Toledo, Mike Black, Michael Stricker

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Bob Larue

SYNOPSIS: The darkly comic tale of a young Philippina, Delia, living in Boulder, Colorado. Constantly threatened by neighborhood dogs and their irresponsible owners while on her daily jogs, Delia endures one confrontation too many. Enraged by her clueless neighbors, Chad and Allan, she plots revenge - a delicious revenge that exploits a culinary stereotype of the Philippines.

OFFICIAL SELECTION
LIVE ACTION SHORT: USA, 12 minutes, 2009
DIRECTOR: Vincent Masciale
PRODUCERS: David Sinatra, Natalie Masciale, Keith Cox
PRINCIPLE CAST: J.R. Nutt / Joseph Williamson
SYNOPSIS: Two filmmakers clash creatively in mid-production, resulting in a metafilm duel of genres as they write the story they are living. Both will stop at nothing to preserve their own vision for the film. As the battle grows, they discover that their imagination is the limit for their arsenal, and find themselves in lethal combat, where only one can emerge triumphant.

 

May 23: Program 9 – Closing Night: The Pioneering Spirit

Historic Atlas Theater 6:30pm

Doors Open 6:00pm

ON THE TRAIL: JACK KEROUAC IN CHEYENNE

LIVE ACTION SHORT: USA, 13minutes, 2010

DIRECTOR: Alan O’Hashi

WRITER: Jack Kerouac

PRODUCERS: Kaeru Pictures and Wyoming Community Media

CAST:    John Allen Cassady, Misty M. Swainson, Sarah L. Scott, Jake Martin, Adam Bullion, Tzuria Malpica, Hannah Marshall, Josh Hinseth – Rohr

PERSONAL APPEARANCE: John Allen Cassady

SYNOPSIS: "On the Trail" documents a coming of age theme spanning three generations of "beats". The movie melds historic literature, still images and interviews with next "beat" generation members, including John Allen Cassady, son of Neal Cassady, who reads the part of Sal Paradise and juxtaposes them with 2009 video of Cheyenne Frontier Days and interviews of "beat" literature students from New Vista High School in Boulder, Colorado.

IN PURSUIT OF A DREAM

DOCUMENTARY: USA, 83minutes, 2008
DIRECTOR: Bob Noll
PRODUCERS: Candy Moulton, Jacqueline Sheridan
EXEC. PRODUCERS: Travis Boley, Kathy Conway, Glenn Harrison, Candy Moulton
CAST: Dave Vixie, Janet Wragge, Kim Merchant
PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Travis Boley, Candy Moulton
SYNOPSIS: During the summer of 2008, twenty-four students left their homes in cities and towns across the US, exchanged their shorts and sandals for long dresses and pioneer pants, and set off on a two-week journey on the Oregon and California Trails. Living in tents, walking the trail alongside mule and horse-drawn wagons and cooking over open fires, they learned about history by reliving an experience that the1800’s drew over 500,000 people to head west.

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Atlas Theatre
211 W. 16th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Friday, May 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 11:00 PM (MDT)


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WCM produces the Cheyenne International Film Festival and The Shoot Out Cheyenne 24 Hour Filmmaking Festival as well as providing other digital media-related services. WCM doesn’t directly save whales or protect children, but empowers others to attain their goals and missions through training, digital media production services, fiscal agency, live event planning and implementation through social media marketing strategies.

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WCM is a production company that can work within any budget and help you meet your video production needs efficiently and with high production value.

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WCM not only can produce top quality digital media that conveys your message, WCM can help you get your message seen and heard through harnessing social media like facebook, twitter and myspace. WCM can work with you to meld social media marketing with your existing advertising and outreach approaches.

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WCM produces the annual Shoot Out Cheyenne 24 Hour Filmmaking festival in the fall. The event attracted 21 film making production crews to Downtown Cheyenne. The top 10 films were screened at the Lincoln Theater.

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WCM provides training services to students of all ages in Southeast Wyoming and beyond. Training may be on an individual basis or for groups.


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WCM sponsors and co-produces projects for individuals or organizations without 501(c)(3) status. Non-profit status provides many benefits: productions be covered under the WCM liability insurance, be eligible for grants from foundations and the government, investors in your project can enjoy a tax exempt donation as allowed by law.

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  News and Updates
2010-05-14 11:54:51

The Call2ACTion links movies with local community-based organizations. This year Call2ACTion organizations are the Southeast Wyoming Intertribal Powwow Association, the YMCA Teen After School Program, The Laramie County Library Foundation, and VFW Post 1881. Call2ACTion gives local groups an opportunity to get their message out to audiences in the safe place of the arts.

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