The Heart Challenge
– An official OIF Script-to-Screen Challenge.
This is an OIF Red-Carpet World Premiere Private Screening Event
Screening: Saturday, February 23, 2019
This event is open to members, their families and guests. There will be an Awards Ceremony following the screening. There will also be an after-party immediately following the Awards Ceremony. Venue to be announced to the general membership.
Congratulations to the following Official Selections into The Heart Challenge!
Film Screening line-up (listed alphabetically by main film title):
If any of the shorts have a public trailer, the Film title will be linked to it.
|Absolutely Lemonade||Comedy||Joseph O’Connor||A young boy finds a way to solve his financial woes and help his adult patrons “Take the Edge Off”|
|All I Can Be||Drama||Lexa Davis||A Musical Short Film. Two robbers break into the home of an unsuspecting dancer.|
|Amira||Drama||Concept by Samantha Burton written by Shiminga Forney||Two former assassins are forced to come out of retirement and fulfill one last mission to reunite with their kidnapped daughter.|
|Anything You Can Do||Comedy||Laura VonMutius||During election season, an elderly man tries to outdo his neighbor.|
|As I Walk This Path Of Sorrow||Drama||Shaun Koffinas||Approximately 20% of veteran soldiers in America suffer from PTSD after they return from overseas. This is just one short interpretation that any one person may being going through.|
|Behind the Scenes||Comedy||Just Muse Production||It’s just one day in the life of a Production Assistant. Her personal family drama of parentage and romance comically plays out amongst the crew behind the scenes on the set of a film production.|
|Believe||Drama||Tzvia Lorusso||A scrappy writer on a verge of eviction, struggles finishing a story for a cash price.|
|Come to me Miss Ripples
||Comedy||Wayne Thomas||A very low budget movie being made about Count Dracula and the love of his life Mildred Directed by an A Lister Hollywood Director who has a temper problem.|
|Digits||Thriller||Gary Kennedy||An evening takes a grizzly turn after a couple gets robbed on a first date|
|How do I let you go||Drama||Maria Celli||A godmother tell her story of her pain, after her god-daughters failed suicide attempt.|
|If I could Save Time in a Bottle
||Drama||Maribel Lopez Jazylo||A 55 year old woman is warped to her past by a bottle that her love of her life gave her on Christmas Eve|
|I WUUUUUUVVV YOU SO MUCH||Comedy||Cecil Battiste||A geeky teenager wants to give away a Valentine’s Day card to the girl he likes but first must stop listening to his trouble making friends.|
|Kat||Drama||Paisley Greer||An elderly man with dementia struggles to cope over the loss of his wife, Katherine, and begins a relationship with his cat.|
|A Kung Fu Anniversary
||Comedy||Matthew Burgess||When their anniversary is threatened by crime ring, a couple must battle to make their dinner reservation|
|The Last Act||Drama||Zainab F. Raza||An orphan must find the courage to love himself before committing to his hopes and dreams, but it won’t be an easy journey.|
|Mine Forever||Horror||Ron Baker||A young couple’s Valentine’s Day dinner takes a turn down a dark path leading to unforeseen consequences.|
|Noticeable Differences||Comedy||Alexandra Balda||Once, before time, there was only pure and unconditional love. This is the story of Phillips, a successful “Boomer” and Vivian, a stunning “Millennial”. But don’t judge a book by its cover. Age makes no difference when love is real.|
|Return to Sender||Comedy||Joel Otero||A space station package clerk is forced to train his new replacement. What could go wrong?|
|The Tragic Tale of Two Bars||Drama||David Kashner||On the one year anniversary of meeting, a couple retrace their footsteps until an encounter with a palm reader ends in tragedy.|
|What Are You Thankful For||Drama||Kelly Weaver||A love story about a man losing his wife to cancer and his struggling to find love again.|