Holtz Honored at Open World Toronto Film Festival as Best Supporting Actor!

Karl Holtz,who plays the grizzled veteran in his chosen field in Filling In that is longing for retirement, was awarded Best Supporting Actor at the Open World Toronto Film Festival on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. This pivotal, co-starring role in the comedy-fantasy short was Holtz's debut performance as an actor, and has helped earn him global recognition with this win in Canada, along with his previous wins earlier this year at the Southern Shorts Awards in Georgia, the IndieFest Film Awards and International Independent Film Awards in Los Angeles, and his nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Sydney Indie Fest in Sydney, Australia. Attending the festivities with Ho

'Filling In' Wins Best Television Pilot at Austin Indie Fest

On Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 the first annual Austin Indie Fest awarded Filling In as Best Television Pilot , making this the second award win in this category for our short film as a proof-of-concept pilot for a comedy-fantasy series. The Austin Indie Fest was held Nov. 10-12, in Austin, Texas with Filling In screened on the opening night of the three-day event in the Fantasy-Superhero film block at Holiday Inn Conference Center. The previous win for Filling In as a pilot for a television series was presented at the Italian-based Oniros Film Awards in July of this year, and the film is awaiting notification from at least three other film festivals for consideration in this category through 2018

Marcellus, NY Brings 'Filling In' Back to The Empire State

The Marcellus Movie Madness Family Film Festival (also known as M3F3) has selected our comedy-fantasy short for their festival which takes place Nov. 10-12, 2017. This makes for the fifth screening for Filling In in the upstate NY and are hopeful to visit the Empire State on other occasions throughout July of 2018. According to the website, "M3F3 is dedicated to bringing the community locally made films which entertain, make us think, reflect our local environment and are fun for all parts of the family." 50 films from 11 countries were selected for the three-day event in Marcellus, NY, and we're tickled that Filling will be screened in their "Families & Fun" block on Sunday, Nov.. 12 from

Karl Holtz Wins 'Best Supporting Actor' at Open World Toronto Film Festival!

​ Co-star of Filling In, Karl Holtz was announced as Best Supporting Actor of the 2017 Open World Toronto Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario ,and will be presented with his award on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Filling In will be screened at 5:00 PM as the winner for Best Supporting Actor, along with the winner for the Best Experimental Film, Bakemono (from Japan). Included with the screenings of both films will be the awards presentation, winners acceptance speeches, and a Q&A: session with the actors and filmmakers. from the two films. The screening of Filling In will be held at The Alliance Francaise Spadina Theatre​, located at 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7.

ReadingFilmFEST to Screen 'Filling In'

The 3rd annual ReadingFilmFEST in Reading, PA has declared Filling In as an official selection of the three-day festival from Nov. 10-12, 2017. As described on the ReadingFilm FEST submission page on filmfreeway.com, "Dedicated to bringing filmmakers and film lovers together, the festival specializes in creating a filmmaker-centric festival, with free lodging for visiting filmmakers with films selected for the festival, marketing assistance, location tour, filmmaker focused panels and parties...lots of parties!" Filling In will be screened on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1:00 PM at the WCR Center for the Arts as part of the festival's "Close To Home Shorts" film block, dedicated to short films made by

Rome International Film Festival Brings 'Filling In' Back Down South to Georgia

The 14th annual Rome International Film Festival in Rome, GA has selected Filling In, making this the fourth trip to The Peach State for our comedy-fantasy short! The prestigious four-day film fest which includes screenings, panels, and parties galore is held Nov. 9-12, 2017. Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Burt Reynolds will be a special guest at the 14th annual RIFF, screening a 40th anniversary presentation of SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT and his new film, DOG YEARS. Filling In is being screened in the Family Film Fun block on Saturday, Nov.11 at the Rome City Auditorium, #RIFFXiV

'Filling In' Earns its 50th Film Award!

With the recent wins at the Celtic Mystery Film Festival in London, and the Zed Fest Film Festival in North Hollywood, our comedy-fantasy short has now won 50 film festival awards! This week, Filling In will also have a record-breaking for our film by having five screenings, in four states, over four days at the following film festivals : Thrs. Nov. 9 - Lancaster International Short Film Festival (Lancaster, PA) Fri. Nov. 10 - Austin Indie Fest (Austin , TX) Sat. Nov. 11 - Rome International Film Festival (Rome, GA) Sun. Nov. 12 - ReadingFilm FEST (Reading, PA) Sun. Nov. 12 - Marcellus Movie Madness Family Film Festival (Marcellus, NY)

'Filling In' Comes to Texas for the Austin Indie Fest

Filling In will be making its first appearance in The Lone Star State by screening at the 1st annual Austin Indie Fest this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at 5:00 PM. The three-day festival which runs from Nov. 10-12 will be screening a whopping 120 feature length and short films from around the world with special film blocks dedicated for Student Films, Veterans in Film, Women in Film, and International Films, along with several other thematic film blocks as well. Filling In is being screened in the Fantasy-Superheroes film block, dedicated to proof-of-concept TV pilots, along with two other short films that are aspiring to become Tickets to see Filling In and all of the other films screened on Frid

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