Film Crash

Film Crash Film Crash is an annual film festival and screenplay competition held in Los Angeles, California. Film Crash is an annual film festival showcasing independent films.

The programmers select six short films, screening in one morning in Los Angeles. Awards are presented. Founded by Matthew Harrison, Karl Nussbaum and Scott Saunders, Film Crash was born in 1985 from the creative tempest of Manhattan’s East Village and Lower East Side during the Roaring 80’s. Known for creating a vibrant film community encouraging people and ideas to “crash” together, Film Crash mu

The programmers select six short films, screening in one morning in Los Angeles. Awards are presented. Founded by Matthew Harrison, Karl Nussbaum and Scott Saunders, Film Crash was born in 1985 from the creative tempest of Manhattan’s East Village and Lower East Side during the Roaring 80’s. Known for creating a vibrant film community encouraging people and ideas to “crash” together, Film Crash mu

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09/25/2019

Film Crash announces 2019 Awards

We are very proud to announce the 2019 Film Crash awards for films and screenplays. Join us at the show! Tickets available at www.FilmCrash.com

TWO Directed by Vasilios Papaioannu - First Prize Experimental Film
SOMETHING ROUND Directed by Nikhail Asnani - First Prize Drama
KAKI NO SHIZUKU Directed by Daisy Dickinson - First Prize Experimental Film
THE DRESSING Directed by Patrick Moser - First Prize Experimental Drama
FLORISE: THE BEAUTY OF HAITI Directed by Albert Rano - First Prize Documentary
TRANSFERENCE Directed by James Jaffee - First Prize Experimental Film
SOMETHING ROUND Jason Green - Best Actor

SWANK'S! Written by Ed Bookman - First Prize Dramatic Feature Screenplay
POLYMER Written by Matthew Karges - First Prize Dramatic Short Screenplay
HIGH STRIKER Written by Gerald Rigdon - First Prize Thriller Screenplay
IT'S HERE Written by Judson Vaughan - First Prize Horror Screenplay
BORN AGAIN Written by Daniel Schooling - First Prize Comedy Feature Screenplay
RAINBOW HUNTING Written by Conor McFarland - First Prize Romantic Comedy Screenplay
LIGHT Written by Michael Schilf - First Prize 1-Hour Drama Pilot
BOARD TO DEATH Written by Jodi Teti - First Prize 1/2-Hour Sitcom Pilot
RESURRECTION RUN Written by Sean Mick - First Prize Action Adventure Screenplay

09/20/2019

Film Crash is proud to announce our 2019 line-up of films and scripts!

Film Screening - 57 minutes total:

Two Directed by Vasilios Papaioannu
Something Round Directed by Nikhail Asnani
Kaki No Shizuku Directed by Daisy Dickinson
The Dressing Directed by Patrick Moser
Florise: The Beauty of Haiti Directed by Albert Rano
Transference Directed by James Jaffee

Screenplays:

Swank's! Written by Ed Bookman
Polymer Written by Matthew Karges
High Striker Written by Gerald Rigdon
It's Here Written by Judson Vaughan
Born Again Written by Daniel Schooling
Rainbow Hunting Written by Conor McFarland
Light Written by Michael Schilf
Board to Death Written by Jodi Teti
Resurrection Run Written by Sean Mick

11/24/2018

Film Crash 2018 was a success because of all our wonderful friends and filmmakers! Thank you all!

Screenwriting award winners on October 13, 2018 at Film Crash
11/20/2018

Screenwriting award winners on October 13, 2018 at Film Crash

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
11/01/2018
Matthew Harrison's TROPICAL STAR

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. See the 1976 action animated FARP MAN.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
10/31/2018
Matthew Harrison's TROPICAL STAR

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. See the 1976 action animated FARP MAN.

First Prize at Film Crash 2018
10/24/2018

First Prize at Film Crash 2018

Just wrapped my short film, DELIVERY GIRL, based on the life of my character "Trisha." Coming home has been a tough re-entry, so winning this award made the transition easier. Special thanks to Film Crash for showing my feature length script some love

First Prize Documentary winner COLLEGE NOMAD Director Albert Rano and friends at Film Crash 2018
10/24/2018

First Prize Documentary winner COLLEGE NOMAD Director Albert Rano and friends at Film Crash 2018

Kate Krieger award winning screenwriter at Film Crash
10/20/2018

Kate Krieger award winning screenwriter at Film Crash

Just wrapped my short film, DELIVERY GIRL, based on the life of my character "Trisha." Coming home has been a tough re-entry, so winning this award made the transition easier. Special thanks to Film Crash for showing my feature length script some love

Film Crash's cover photo
10/19/2018

Film Crash's cover photo

Film Crash's cover photo
10/19/2018

Film Crash's cover photo

10/12/2018

See you tomorrow Saturday 10/13 @ 10am at Film Crash!

ILLUSION Directed by Yedan Zhu - First Prize Student Animated Film
THE MIDPOINT OF A VERY LONG STORY Directed by Ertug Tufekcioglu - First Prize Drama
MY HEART IS A LURE Directed by Patrick Moser - First Prize Experimental Film
MOVE Directed by David Stenseth - First Prize Student Documentary
VOICE Directed by Takeshi Kushida - First Prize Experimental Drama
COLLEGE NOMAD Directed by Albert Rano - First Prize Documentary
THE HYACINTH GIRL Directed by Marielle Heydt - First Prize Best Movie
THE HYACINTH GIRL Julia Rock - Best Actress
UNTIL WE REACH THE SUN Directed by Daisy Dickinson - First Prize Animated Film

Film Crash Saturday October 13 @ 10am -
09/26/2018
Film Crash Sat. 10/13 @ 10am!

Film Crash Saturday October 13 @ 10am -

Join us for breakfast and 8 beautiful short films on Saturday Oct. 13 at 10am! Laemmle Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles.

Film Crash Saturday October 13 @ 10am -
09/21/2018
Film Crash Sat. 10/13 @ 10am!

Film Crash Saturday October 13 @ 10am -

Join us for breakfast and 8 beautiful short films on Saturday Oct. 13 at 10am! Laemmle Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
09/01/2018
Matthew Harrison's TROPICAL STAR

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. See New York harbor in the Blizzard of '87.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
08/31/2018
Matthew Harrison's TROPICAL STAR

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. See New York harbor in the Blizzard of '87.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
05/10/2018
See Matthew Harrison's BALLOONS EAST RIVER

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. Enjoy the journey through movies with Harrison Films Releasing.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
03/23/2018
Matthew Harrison's WRIST

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. Enjoy the journey through movies with Harrison Films Releasing.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
03/01/2018
The Mad Ed

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. Enjoy the journey through movies with Harrison Films Releasing.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -
01/30/2018
Empire State Building

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2018 -

Each month in 2018 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. Enjoy the journey through movies with Harrison Films Releasing.

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2017
12/29/2017
Escape from Devil's Island!

Matthew Harrison's Movie of the Month 2017

Each month in 2017 filmmaker Matthew Harrison releases one rare movie from his archives. Enjoy the journey through movies with Harrison Films Releasing.

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Film Crash is an annual film festival and screenplay competition. The programmers select six short films and six screenplays, holding a screening and awards ceremony one morning in Los Angeles.

Founded by Matthew Harrison, Karl Nussbaum and Scott Saunders, Film Crash was born in 1985 from the creative tempest of Manhattan’s East Village and Lower East Side during the Roaring 80’s. Known for creating a vibrant film community encouraging people and ideas to “crash” together, Film Crash multiplied and traveled the globe. We look forward to your films and screenplays.

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