Hollywood Shorts

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 8:30pm
Hollywood Shorts on The Zev
Lotte That Silhouette Girl movie still
Cul de Sac
Youngblood 5 Seconds of Summer
The Vacuum Kid
Today's the Day
Hollywood Shorts on The Zev
Hollywood Shorts on The Zev

Ticket Information


7:00PM - Filmmaker Happy Hour
8:30PM - Film Screenings 
9:30PM - Filmmaker Q&A

*Includes free parking and free popcorn!


presented with HBO


Hollywood Shorts is a monthly screening program that celebrates outstanding achievements in American and international short filmmaking and animation. Hollywood Shorts comes to the Ford for three outdoor summer screenings on The Zev: Tuesdays, August 14, September 11 and October 9. Attendees can grab popcorn or something heartier at the Ford Terrace Café before kicking back to enjoy an evening of the best film shorts under the Hollywood stars. Stay after the screenings for a brief Q&A with the filmmakers. 


Lotte That Silhouette Girl
Elizabeth Beecherl & Carla Patullo
10 minutes
Once upon a time, long before Disney or Pixar, Lotte Reiniger ignited the world of animation with shadows, light and a pair of magical scissors.

Damon Russell
15 minutes
Parents living at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac discover a listening device inside their son’s teddy bear.

Youngblood – 5 Seconds of Summer
Frank Borin and Ivanna Borin
4 minutes
An older Japanese couple takes a wistful look back at their early days as members of a rockabilly greaser gang.

The Vacuum Kid
Katherine Mahalic
11 minutes
Kyle is an ordinary 5th grader, with an extraordinary passion.

Today's the Day
Daniel Cloud Campos
14 minutes
An aspiring dancer lacks the confidence in himself to fight for his dream… until today.

This event is part of IGNITE @ the FORD!, a series presented by the Ford Theatre Foundation comprised of world-renowned contemporary artists whose work is thought-provoking and reflects the world in which we live. Supported by Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl.



For this intimate event - which can accomodate approximately 150 people - the off-site parking lot at 3330 Cahuenga Blvd. West is not available. Free, stacked parking is available on site and free shuttles will pick up from the Universal City/Studio City Metro stop. For more information, please go here or call 323.461.3673.


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