2018 Frozen Film Fest

Congratulations to all the filmmakers!

LISTEN TO ME

Something About Henry

DREAM CRAFTER

WE HATE BOB

The Frozen Film Fest is a FREE Admission  event to see the
incredible works of independent filmmakers.

Our passion is to share these films with each other and audiences alike to
Promote and Support
one another as one community

2018 Official Selections

WFP Poster Web

Documentary

Wisconsin's First People

PARENTAL GUIDANCE
A short documentary that explores the origins of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, their unique agricultural and forestry practices, and the importance of the National Historic Preservation Act.

Producer/Writer
Mark E. Bruhy
Kathryn C. Egan-Bruhy

Director/Writer/Editor
Jeff Dull

Camera Operator/Sound Mixer
Roger Wolski

Asher Still web

Director:
Diana Losen

Produced By:
Diana Losen & Jesseca Ynez Simmons

Featuring:

Asher Seago-Ramaly
Jim Poole
Joyce Porter
Cindy Gold
Sarah Bell

Comedy

Priest to Priest

PARENTAL GUIDANCE

A nine-year-old priest seeks a mentor to help him defeat the antichrist, a devious middle-school bully.

SYNOPSIS:
Billy Tread (9) delivers a passionate prayer and is overheard by the unconventional, wise Father Williams. Billy introduces himself to Father Williams as a fellow priest but before he can ask for his counsel in defeating the antichrist (Axel Greene, grade 7) he must listen to Father William's strange confession.

Cinematography & Editing By:
Jesseca Ynez Simmons

Second Camera & Color-Correction By:
Carlos Cova

Sound Recording by:
Colin Susich, Jesseca Ynez Simmons, Carlos Cova & Asher Seago-Ramaly

TRU Poster Web Ready

Documantary

Tru

ALL AUDIENCES

Tru is a short documentary about director J.J. Painter's two best friends. Specifically, Jason Bray and Shane Guzman (focusing on Shane's daughter, Tahlia Tru), and an unfortunate diagnosis that ties Jason and Tahlia together forever​​. It is the story of best friends, survival, and the intersection of past and present. It should serve as a reminder to everyone that life is short, and to count your blessings every day."

 

Director:
J.J. Painter

Produced By:
J.J. Painter

Featuring:

Shane Guzman

The Corner Poster web ready

Horror/Thriller

THE CORNER

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

Because you never know what you'll find in someone's house, and sometimes, neither do they. THE CORNER - because sometimes the only safe place to back yourself into is exactly where you don't want to be!. THE CORNER - because sometimes, just sometimes, home is where the horror is!!ER!

Director:
Jaysen Buterin

Written By:
Jaysen Buterin

Featuring:
Missy Dawn
Joh Harp

 

Bobby Poster Web Ready

Drama

BOBBY

PARENTAL GUIDANCE

An escaped convict seeks refuge in an abandoned warehouse. and relives his entire life. He bares his soul

Director, Camera, Editor and Blues Harp
Chuck Soumar

Written By:
Frederick Slate

Featuring:
Gary Soumar

LSD Poster Web ReadyBranded

Drama

Lakeshore Drive

MATURE

A powerful Chicago story dealing with marginalized citizens and abuse of power. During a routine rideshare experience, the driver discovers his passenger is a transgender acquaintance from high school who is escaping the dark world of prostitution. When her pimp - a crooked cop - demands to know her whereabouts, the driver is forced to choose between her life or his own.

Director:
Peter Bowse

Written By:
Tyler Edens & Peter Bowse

Director of Photography:
Alexander Lakin

Featuring:

Lila Starr, Darren Smith, Frank Ondorf

Comedy

Geek Lounge

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

Game On - Episode 2 of the Comedy Web Series

After successfully passing a grueling “gauntlet” of geeky questions, Leo, the new addition to the group, is confronted by Jean-Luc and his attempts to apologize and have a little male-bonding. Needless to say, it doesn't go as he had planned.

Director:
Larry Ziegelman

Written By:
Daniel Ennion
Erin Gordon
Zoquera Milburn
Lee Russell
Larry Ziegelman

 

 

Featuring:

Leo - Daniel Ennion
Jean - Luc Lee Russell
Blonde Girl - Kimberly Florian
Brunette Girl - Melissa Revels

Mike Tomano is our MC!

Pure Coincidence, Mike is also Co-host of the 3Min Late Night Talk Show!
A five time recipient of the Illinois Association of Broadcasters Silverdome Award for outstanding achievement in radio broadcasting; Radio Personality - Milner Broadcasting / Host & Creator - "Mike Tomano's Wild & Free" / Founder & CEO of Troutdog, Inc.  779-205-8316

Dream Crafter - 2018 Poster WEB

Horror/Thriller

Dream Crafter

MATURE

The feeble mind of a boy is tested when he is presented with a difficult choice, disrupting not only his humanity but also making him aware of his pitiful existence.

Director:
Matthew Boland

Written By:
Matthew Boland

Featuring:

Josef Boland
Courtney Perkins
Owen Sowatzke

JC Farris  - Director

JC Farris  - Writer

Cast

Colleen Mooney  -Jane

Dana Rochelle  -Angela

Jim Smylie  -Ken

Paul Barlie  - Norm

Chad Sype  - Curtis

 Crew                

Chris O'Malley - Director of Photography

Matt Mickelsen  - Composer
David Baker - Editor
Simon Mounsey  - Assistant Director
Rebecca Lunn  - Script Supervisor/Props
Gwen Lawrence  - Grip
Matt Mickelsen  - Location Sound
Cory Schneider – Production Assistant

Comedy

We Hate Bob

ALL AUDIENCES

Suffering through the constant torments of an extremely annoying person named Bob, a monthly support group secretly gathers to vent their frustrations.

Director:
JC Farris 

Written By:
JC Farris

Featuring:

Colleen Mooney
Dana Rochelle
Jim Smylie
Paul Barile
Chad Sype

 

Crew

Chris O'Malley - Director of Photography
Matt Mickelsen - Composer

David Baker - Editor
Simon Mounsey - Assistant Director
Rebecca Lunn - Script Supervisor/Props
Gwen Lawrence - Grip
Matt Mickelsen - Location Sound
Cory Schneider – Production Assistant

Listen to Me

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Drama

Listen to Me

ALL AUDIENCES

A mesmerizing story about being different and the beauty of being you.

A deaf girl has been bullied to the point where she is completely broken. A student worker sees her struggle and must now try to save her life.

Director:
Touacha Her

Music:
The Muse Maker

 

Featuring:
Madison Colantone
Christopher Viverito
Chufue Yang

By Vickie Eisenstein

Comedy

NO MILK LEFT

ALL AUDIENCES

It could happen to you... Don't laugh.

Director/Camerawoman
Crystal Angeles

Writer/Actress/Editor/Producer:
Vickie Eisenstein

Music
Epidemic Sound database

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 A WESTMONT PARK DISTRICT EVENT
With Support from Progressive Village Performance Network

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Something Henry Poster

Drama/Comedy

SOMETHING ABOUT HENRY

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

A tortured soul named Ladybird, who has a unique affliction and as her story unfolds and climaxes to the WHY of her condition…..it’s another social commentary of why one shouldn’t ever sit in judgment of what society refers to as the “less fortunate”. While there is some humor attached, its message is loud and clear!

A Waterfront Productions Film

Director:
John Borowski

Screenplay:
Paul Barile

Music & Sound Design
Dc McAuliffe

 

Featuring:
BEKA as Ladybird
with North Roberts, Michael Dwiggins, Beatriz Jamaica, John McDonnell, Debbie Caruso, Paul Barile and Kenneth Frandsen.

Something Henry Poster Web ready

Horror/Thriller

People Die In This Move

MATURE
Yes, yes they do. Drunk and fornicating teens are shocked to learn that a dark forest leaves them vulnerable to evil.

Writer/Director:
Nicole Bauer

Producer:
Tricia Altamore

Pitch Video - Bloopers

You've seen our pitch video, now see 'the making of blooper reel'. We call it: "People Die with Friends".We wanted to show how much fun we had making it; hope you enjoy it. It also serves as a bit of a sneak peek at meeting some of our department heads! Those updates are coming soon. Stay tuned. https://www.seedandspark.com/dashboard/project/people-die-in-this-movie-1

Posted by People Die in This Movie on Saturday, March 25, 2017

 

Poster

Directors:
Steven McCarty
Ian Nicksic
Ethan O'Riley

Original Story Idea by:
Steven McCarty, Ian Nicksic, and Ethan O'Riley

Cinematography and Editing by:
Ian Nicksic

Comedy

THE SECRET LIFE OF AN AMATEUR DRUG DEALER

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

College expenses can lead to tough times, and no one knows this better than Joel Bradley. On the verge of flunking out, Joel has one last chance to earn his degree or face financial destitute. Teaming up with a mentally unstable drug dealer named Yim, Joel attempts to complete his senior psychology project and pay off his student loans by manufacturing crystal meth...

What could possibly go wrong?

Featuring:
Ethan O'Riley as Yim
Steven McCarty as Joel
Katie Nicksic as Screaming Woman and Junkie Thief

Music by Kevin Macleod

Eyes of Deception Poster Web Ready

DRAMA

EYES OF DECEPTION

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

A husband and wife confront a serious issue in there marriage that causes a happy resolution or does it.

Directed By:
Derek Braasch

Featuring:
Nina Trader
Anthony Cooney
Tina Boivin

TRAILER

Phrenia

ALL AUDIENCE

A man suffering from mental illness searches for answers while trying to conceal his violent episodes.

Created By:
Jared Brooks
Louaai Tomalieh

Thank you FILMMAKERS for the overwhelming response and interest in submitting to the FROZEN FILM FEST! Submissions are closed for 2018.

We hope to see you all at the movies!

MORE Selections Will Be Announced Throughout January 2018

2018 Film Schedule at-a-glance

Coming Soon

AWARDS & After Party at Myths & Legends!

AFTER PARTY!

Immediately following the FEST at Myths and Legends Brewery In Westmont.
1115 Zygmunt Circle, Westmont, IL 60559

http://mythsandlegendsbeer.com/

Beer • Music • Food

3:30pm

Special AFTER PARTY Presentation!
Starring Westmont's own Bobby Bozek!
Showing in Room #2 of Myths & Legends