Organizers of the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, sponsored by BITPIX, have announced the official selections for the 2016 event. HollyShorts will present 400 films from around the world from August 11-20 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres and other locations around Hollywood.
On August 12, HollyShorts’ Adult Animation Program will present acclaimed animated films from celebrated international filmmakers, including 2016 Oscar winner Bear Story, Cannes official selections ManOMan, and Palm d’Or winner Waves 98. For the first time, this year’s films will be available for online viewing for a one-week window during the festival through official streaming partner BITPIX.
The HollyShorts animation lineup is:
Worm by Becky James, Needle Town by Kaspar Synnevag and Henrik Hylland Uhlving, Waves 98 by Ely Dagher, Bear Story by Gabriel Osorio, Toilets by Laura Luchetti, Battery Life by Justin Nixon, Where Have the Flowers Gone? by Sin-hong Chan, Islander’s Rest by Sunit Parekh, ManOMan by Simon Cartwright, Cage by Pengpeng Du, Little Shimajiro by Isamu Hirabayashi, The Peculiar Adventures of Willow B. Star by Mark Simon, The Wishgranter by Echo Wu, Kal Athannassov, and John McDonald; Claire & The Keys by John Ludwick, Pancakes by Ezra J. Stanley, James by Kyle McCauley, Napoleon: The Ticket by Matthew Berenty, and Knob by Hans Tsai.
Full program and ticketing information available at hollyshorts.com.