For the eighteenth year, HollyShorts is presenting its Academy qualifying short film festival in person at TCL Chinese Theaters, Japan House Hollywood, and streaming on Bitpix TV. The festival is underway and runs through August 20. For the first time, Zeiss cinematography is pleased to sponsor the new HollyShorts Zeiss Achievement in Cinematography Award and participate in other festival events.
"We are extremely excited to team up with Zeiss, a world-renowned and innovative company that recognizes these goals with their incredible brand and products," said HollyShorts co-founders, Daniel Sol, and Theo Dumont. "We look forward to introducing Zeiss to our 400 officially selected, incredible next generation of artists at this year's festival."
The festival's finale is the film awards ceremony on August 20. Tony Wisniewski, Zeiss senior manager of marketing said, "We are delighted to partner with HollyShorts to present an award to the winning cinematographer as our way of rewarding their achievement and encouraging filmmakers to tell their stories with inspiring images."
Zeiss will also present the HollyShorts Film Festival Achievement in Filmmaking and Cinematography Award to Nancy Schreiber ASC, who's past work has been screened at the festival.