Film Armada Announces Fall 2012 Catalogue and Opening of Viewer’s Choice Voting

Full-scale Online Film Community and Distribution Channel Streams 34 New Films, Including Award Winners “The Escape,” “Lab Rats,” “Ties,” “Black and White in Colors” Winner of Semi-annual Viewer’s Choice Award to Receive $5,000

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New York, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2012

Film Armada, the first online theatron and full-scale film community that serves as an eVenue and distribution channel for professionally produced, visibly and actively curated independent films, announces its Fall 2012 Film Catalog and the opening of voting for the Fall 2012 Viewer’s Choice Award.

All films will stream through December 31 when voting closes. Film fans can vote for as many of their favorites as many times as they like. In addition to global exposure and the opportunity to receive greater profits as they benefit from revenue derived from their content, filmmakers have the opportunity to win $5,000 plus a percentage of the overall ad revenue if selected the Viewer’s Choice winner.

Film Armada’s 2012 Fall Catalogue and Viewer Choice Contenders are:

1.    "Lab Rats", Romantic Comedy Short by Louis Rosenberg

  •     Winner – Best Short Film – 2011 Moondance International Film Festival, 2011 Ventura Film Festival, 2011 Silicon Valley Film Festival, 2011 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
  •     Audience Choice – San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2011
  •     Best Foreign Short – LA Comedy Festival, 2011
  •     Best Short Screenplay – Moondance International Film Festival

2.    "TIES", Drama Short by Jake Topkis

  •     Winner – Best Dramatic Short – The New York International Film Festival
  •     Winner – Best Short – The Southeast New England Film Festival
  •     EVVY Award – Outstanding Cinematic Achievement
  •     Best Short Screenplay – WorldFest International Film Festival

3.    "Black and White in Colors", Philosophical Feature Film by Leonardo Zanobi

  •     Winner – Rising Star Award – Canada International Film Festival
  •     Winner – Silver Aces – Las Vegas Film Festival
  •     Winner – Romance – Best of Fest Award
  •     Winner – Experimental Feature – Indie Gathering

4.    "The Escape", Dramatic Short by James Connelly

  •     2011 Winner – Best Drama – LA Shorts Fest
  •     2011 Winner – Jury Award Best Short Film – Newport Beach Film Festival
  •     2011 Winner – ASC Heritage Award
  •     Honorable Mention – American Society of Cinematographers, USA
  •     2011 Nominated – Best Live Action Short Award – Santa Barbara International Film Festival

5.    "Ready, Set, Bag", Documentary Feature by Justine Jacob

  •     Winner – Award of Excellence – Indiefest
  •     Winner – Award of Excellence – Honolulu International

6.    "The Oblique Sector", Comedy Short by Amanda Good Hennessey

  •     Winner – Audience Choice Best Live Action at 46

7.    "Andrew: Story of a Closet Monster", Animated Short by Elliott Lobell

  •     Winner – Jury and Audience Awards – 2011 Iron Mule Comedy Festival
  •     Nominee – Best Animated Film – 2012 Queens World Film Festival

8.    "Rhythm of my Soul", Feature Documentary by Roger Sherman

  •     Best Documentary Sponsored by Acclaimed Studio, Bluegrass Independent Film Festival 2007

9.    "Leonardo", Animated Short by Jim Capobianco,

  •     Winner – Golden Gate Award Short Film – Work for Kids and Families 2010

10.    "No Going Back", Dramatic Short by Ryan Greiger
11.    "Evil", Comedy Short by Brendan Dean
12.    "Boys and Girls", Short by Chris Tipton-King, Short, Slice of Life
13.    "A Girl, A Guy and A Space Helmet", Comedy Feature by Mike Timm,
14.    "A Test of Wills", Comedy Feature by Mitch Dickman
15.    "Animal Drill", Short Drama by Patrick Murphy
16.    "Chevy 100: An American Story", Documentary Feature by Roger Sherman
17.    "Christopher Dispossessed", Comedy Short by Matthew Wills
18.    "Cryptic", Feature Thriller by John Weiner
19.    "ExOblivione", Short Thriller by Zoe A. Miller
20.    "First Person Singular", Dramatic Feature by Rick Edrich
21.    "Merry Christmas, Eve", Comedy Short by Alyssa Codamon
22.    "Zapruder", Documentary Feature by Roger Sherman
23.    "Battle of Pussy Willow Creek", Mockumentary Feature by Wendy Jo Cohen,

They join the following films that have been streaming on Film Armada since June:

1.    "Art", Satire Feature by Erika Delfini
2.    "The Robbery", Action Short by Johnny Ma
3.    "Spook Chasers", Comedic Short by Cameron Harrison
4.    "Missed Connections Live", Web-series by Melissa Center
5.    "Agatha Christie", Web-series by Hanna Cheek & Kevin Townley
6.    "Narcissism", Sci-Fi Feature by Daniel Onoda
7.    "Don't Make a Scene", Comedic Short by Phil Allocco
8.    "The Extraordinary Fight of Atticus Walker", Comedic Short by Michael Karman
9.    "The American Brew", Documentary by Roger Sherman
10.    "The Bake Shop Ghost", A Slice of Life Short by Lorette Bayle
11.    "The Incident at Tower 37", Animated Short by Chris Perry

Film Armada provides unique and significant benefits for both filmmakers and film fans for free. For filmmakers, Film Armada offers the opportunity to showcase their work beyond festivals alongside other curated films, find a global audience, and make a profit, all while retaining full rights to their films. Additionally, filmmakers can deepen their industry footprint by building profiles, engaging with fans and raising donations for specific projects.

In turn, the site offers film fans worldwide with a destination to discover quality new feature, short and documentary films and web series as hand-picked by Curators, read reviews, participate in discussions, cast their votes for their favorite films and get an insider’s seat at industry events. Film Armada offers selectivity and quality to its viewers.

Film Armada is continually accepting submissions of feature, short and documentary films and web series at http://www.filmarmada.com/filmmaker_info.

For more information, please visit http://www.FilmArmada.com.

About Film Armada

Film Armada (http://www.filmarmada.com) is the first full-scale theatron offering a film community that is an eVenue and distribution channel in one. Film Armada streams select, professionally produced, visibly and actively curated, feature-length, short and documentary independent films and web series for film fans worldwide. Film Armada offers relevant content while its revenue-sharing model ensures that filmmakers make a profit while retaining all rights to their work.


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