Announced Winners!

In Between

BEst Picture

Loop

Best Horror

Hank & Rita

Best Drama

The Permit

Best Comedy
Frozen Film Festival B Med

Submit a FIlm

We screen films all year long in various locations throughout Westmont and the western burbs. If we choose your film for a local screening it will automatically be accepted into the next FROZEN FILM FEST!

A WESTMONT PARK DISTRICT EVENT

Hosted by the 3min Late Night Talk Show with a special introduction from IndieBlend!

Highlights from 2016

The Westmont Frozen Film Fest

We're dedicated to the small independent filmmaker! Join us this year at Hollywood Boulevard Cinema

Saturday February 18th, 2017 10am to 1pm.

After Party 3pm to Close at Myths and Legends Brewery In Westmont.

 Loyd Bonafied

is back on the streets!

Check back as Loyd the Frozen Film Fest roving reporter gets interviews and information from around the Midwest.

AFTER PARTY - Thanks to our host!

http://mythsandlegendsbeer.com/

Beer • Music • Food

feature showing of FANGS vs. SPURS

Crazy good from Chicagolands best MOBILE EATERY

2017 Selections

Light in Movie Poster

Horror

Don't Let The Light In

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

For Sarah, it was just a job that started off like any other babysitting gig. But Sarah wasn't the normal babysitter, and Jack wasn't quite the normal boy that he appeared to be.

Director:
Jaysen P. Buterin

Writer:
Jaysen P. Buterin

Stars:
Will Garrett Davis
Rebecca Larken
Chao Vang

Comedy/Drama

The Permit

RATED MATURE
noun: permit
1. an official document giving someone authorization to do something.
Set in the not too distant future where legal authorization and morality are the same

Director:
Leonard Bocx

Writer:
Leonard Bocx

Stars:
Ryan Brankin

Mike Tomano

Joyce Porter

North Roberts

Best Comedy
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Best Horror

Horror/Thriller

Loop

RATED MATURE
With nearly 4 billion video views on the Internet nearly every day, the dream of instant fame becomes a deadly nightmare for a group of young people eager create the next viral sensation.

Director:
Kely McClung

Writer:
Kely McClung

Stars:
Michael Bussan

Ursula Maria

Jaysen P. Buterin

Comedy/Documentary

Emma's Closet Show: Uncovered

GENERAL AUDIENCE

For Emma it's all about fame and her Closet Show  was to be the springboard. That is until the social media climate turned on a dime and left her to soul search through Europe and her own kitchen.

Director:
Emma Rimsa

Writer:
Emma Rimsa

Stars:
Emma Rimsa

Emma Movie Poster2
Broken Pencil Poster2

Drama

Broken Pencil

GENERAL AUDIENCE

This experimental silent student film explores life's frustrations as told through the tools of an artist.

Director:
Tricia Altamore

Director of Photography:
Darbi Torres

Assistant Director:

Kristen Schorsch

Stars:
Linda Zamudio Polacek

Brian Polacek

Western/Drama

Savage Noir

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

A lawman sets out to destroy the murderous gunmen who killed his sister.

Directors:
Michael Cabrera, Art Medina

Writer:
Greg Norgaard

Stars:
Jennifer Blankenship

Michael Cabrera

Steve Cosgrove

Greg Norgaard

Art Medina

Savage Noir Poster
IDrn Poster

Behind the scenes video by Don Albert

Psychological Thriller

I'd Run If I Were You

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED

Director:
Roger Wolski

Writer:
Chaz Sin

Stars:
Joseph Paul

William Greene

Jacqui Graziano

Horror

The Disappeared

RATED MATURE
Three people from different walks of life end up changed in a dungeon together. How did they come to be there. What is their fate?

Director:
Jose Carlos Gomez

Writer:
Jose Carlos Gomez

Stars:
North Roberts

Harold Dennis

Iris Kohl

Disappeared
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Drama

An Airman's Sanctuary

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED
When an aging Vietnam veteran suddenly becomes obsessed with religion, his caregiver, grown children, and parish priest stage an intervention of sorts. Is Vic's newfound spirituality genuine, or simply a product of his PTSD and survivor guilt from the war?

Director:
Stuart Wahlin

Writer:
Stuart Wahlin

Director of Photography

Drew Pientka

Sound

Brian Polacek

Stars:
Will Cummings III, Deann Baker

Marla Seidell, Tony Lee Gratz

Natasha Zikova, Michael Schmid

Drama

In Between

RATED MATURE
Follow a mother and son dealing with abuse and how far their minds will go to escape it.

Director:
Andrea C. Pabon

Writer:
Andrea C. Pabon

Stars:
Maverick Schmit

Angela Beckefeld

Aaron Christensen

BEst Picture
In Between
IDrn Poster sized
Best Drama

Drama

Hank & Rita

GENERAL AUDIENCE
A husband-wife singing duo, ten years past the peak of their fame, confront the reality of smaller venues, dwindling audiences, and disharmony in their marriage.

Director:
Terri Ryburn & J.J. Painter

Writer:
Terri Ryburn & Joe Tougas

Director of Photography

J.J. Painter

Stars:
Joe Tougas

Ann Rosenquist Fee

Drama

Tell Her

RATED MATURE
A young woman struggles with anxiety as as she keeps a secret bottled up inside.

Director:
Kayla Pouliot

Writer:
Kayla Pouliot

Stars:
Nikki Cannon

Tell Her

2017 Film Schedule at-a-glance

Scroll down for posters, ratings and descriptions

10:00am

1 - Opening by IndieBlend - 02:27
2 - Don't Let the Light In - 09:04
3 - Weido Goon Promo - 02:03 - Filmed in WESTMONT!
4 - Broken Pencil - 05:03 - Student Film
5 - I’d Run If I Were You - 14:32

10:30am

6 - From Reservations to Restoration Trailer - 02:01
Special showing of the entire movie theater #2 at Noon - 29:57
8 - Savage Noir - 20:35
8.5 - Tell Her Kayla - 03:21

 

11:00am

9 - Loop - 08:50
10 - Color Grade & FX Horror Film LOOP - 05:06
11 -  Airmans Sanctuary - 07:37 - From a 48 hour Film Fest

11:20am

12 - The Disappeared - 15:15
13 - Yacht Boy - 01:43
13.5 - The Permit - 10:57 Filmed in - WESTMONT!
14 - Emma’s Closet Show Uncovered - 06:03

11:55am

15 - Fangs Vs Spurs Promotion 04:10
16 - In Between 08:02

12:05pm

17 - Hank and Rita - 16:55
18 - Closing by IndieBlend - 01:55

AWARDS
After Party at Myths & Legends!