Pictoclik Film Festival

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2019 Program

We are very honored to be celebrating our 7th annual Pictoclik Film Festival. Join us on the red carpet November 16th at Delancey Street Theater in San Francisco and watch as emerging and established filmmakers from around the world compete in a friendly challenge to see who will take home the Audience Choice Award. Doors open at 6:15p for red carpet photos. At the end of the program there will be a Q&A session with the attending filmmakers and a brief award ceremony. Those with stamina are free to join us for libations and conversations at the after-party. Warning: content may contain violent scenes, nudity, and profanity. Must be 18+ to attend.

Date: Saturday, November 16th

The Venue: Delancey Street Theater 600 Embarcadero (where King st and Embarcadero meet next to At&t park)

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Red Glory

Award-winning short documentary about humankind’s first walk on the moon with Apollo 11, NASA’s first test mission of Orion for beyond low-space orbit, and Mars 1, the upcoming first manned mission to the red planet.

CREW: Marcelle Abela, Mirko Sukovic, Milos Licina, Antonia Harris
CAST: The Crew of Apollo 11, The Crew of Orion, The Crew of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

“Red Glory” Marcelle Abela | Documentary, Drama

Capitán Kinesis

Sebastián is a retired superhero who lives alone in a small flat. He leads a quiet life and it’s ages since he last used his superpowers, but an unexpected visit puts his world at risk and he will be forced to defend it.

CREW: Carles Jofre, Francisco Jiménez
CAST: Jaume Pla, Eduard Josep Gómez, Pepe Mediavilla

“Capitán Kinesis” UFO Studio | Fantastic, Drama, Superhéroes

My Grandson, Charlotte

A transgender teen and his immigrant granddad; a Sapeur from the Congo, bond over their shared understanding of the importance of identity and of always being true to one’s self.

CREW: Tyler Pierreson
CAST: Millie Lynch Bailey, Lennie Blasse, Michael Lyle

“My Grandson, Charlotte” Tyler Pierreson | Drama, LGBT, Youth, Teen, Transgender, Indie, Black

Boxed

A fictionalized short film based on the true story of the terrifying daring escape of Henry “Box” Brown, who used creativity to escape from slavery in 1849 by mailing himself to freedom.

CREW: Wanjiru Njendu, Bongani Mlambo, Hanna Sturwold
CAST: Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Peres Owino, Gregor Manns, William Joseph Hill, Emerson Gregori, Mikey Kettinger

“Boxed” Wanjiru Njendu | Psychological Thriller, drama, history, American History, survivial

Lifeline

Roy Stevens is a depressed war veteran at the end of his rope. So when he gets the news that he has contracted the HIV virus he reaches out to his old girlfriend who happens to work at the crisis response center.

CREW: Jayson Johnson, Fernando Pereira, Rosie Ferdin Cruz
CAST: Fernando Pereira, Joanna Kay, Mick Hodder

“Lifeline” Jayson Johnson | Drama

FIRESTORM

A fire ecologist, a firefighter, a daughter and a radio personality talk about what they saw, felt and did during the first 12 hours of the Wine Country Fires. Levelheaded actions, emotional responses and a sense of community compel these four people to do extraordinary things.

CREW: Coby LaFayette, ROBERTA MACINTYRE
CAST: ROBERTA MAC

“Firestorm” Roberta Macintyre | Documentary, Student

Grove

Grove High School was just a regular school like any other till one tragic day. How would you handle returning to work after such an event. Emotions are running high as these teachers return to their school, weeks after a school shooting, where nothing will ever be the same.

CREW: Dan Ingram, Mary Sowders, Nicole Sixx, Julie Raelyn, Chad Holle
CAST: Rachel Swendiman, Rodnesha Green, Daniel Kohl, Miles Anthony Garrison, Danielle Christine Miller, Darcey Rhoads

“Grove” Goldthunder Productions | Drama, School Drama

Shaholly

Shaholly Ayers, a congenital amputee, was once told that she could never become a model. This emotional film talks about her struggles, and eventual big break that allowed her to live her dream, and change the way people perceive disability. With her unbridled spirit and tenacious attitude, there is no telling what amazing things she may accomplish.

CREW: Wojciech Lorenc, Shaholly Ayers, Meg O’Connell
CAST: Shaholly Ayers

“Shaholly” Wojciech Lorenc | Documentary, Short

Milk & Sugar

An unhappy woman and her selfish lover sit down for a cup of tea that will forever
alter their relationship.

CREW: Cecelia Hutnick
CAST: Jude Gallegos, Sam Ballard

“Milk & Sugar” Cecelia Hutnick | drama

Special Screening

Gray

A twelve-year-old slave girl living in a post-apocalyptic world finds inspiration in a comic book and uses her imagination to sabotage her eccentric owner’s child fighting ring. In 2038, where driving becomes banned, two siblings rebel against the government to save their family’s most precious thing: their car.

CREW: Oryan ChiltonTony Paulley
CAST: Amelia Finn ScottCarlos WillinghamTamari Gipson

7th annual Pictoclik Film Festival Line Up

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Date: Saturday, November 16th

The Venue: Delancey Street Theater 600 Embarcadero (where King st and Embarcadero meet next to At&t park)

“Red Glory” Marcella Abela | Documentary
“Capitan Kinesis” UFO Studio | Dark Comedy
“My Grandson, Charlotte” Tyler Pierreson | Drama
“Boxed” Wanjiu Njendu | Drama
“Lifeline” Jayson Johnson | Drama
“Firestorm” Roberta MacIntyre | Documentary
“Grove” Goldthunder Productions| Drama
“Shaholly” Wojcierch Lorenc | Documentary
“Milk & Sugar” Cecelia Hutnick | Suspense

EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE

7th annual PICTOCLIK FILM FESTIVAL

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We are very honored to be celebrating our 7th annual Pictoclik Film Festival. Join us on the red carpet November 16th at Delancey Street Theater in San Francisco and watch as emerging and established filmmakers from around the world compete in a friendly challenge to see who will take home the Audience Choice Award. Doors open at 6:15p for red carpet photos. At the end of the program, there will be a Q&A session with the attending filmmakers and a brief award ceremony. Those with stamina are free to join us for libations and conversations at the after-party.

Warning: content may contain violent scenes, nudity, and profanity. Must be 18+ to attend.

Date: Saturday, November 16th

The Venue: Delancey Street Theater 600 Embarcadero (where King st and Embarcadero meet next to At&t park)

PROGRAM LINEUP

“Red Glory” Marcella Abela | Documentary
“Capitan Kinesis” UFO Studio | Dark Comedy
“My Grandson, Charlotte” Tyler Pierreson | Drama
“Boxed” Wanjiu Njendu | Drama
“Lifeline” Jayson Johnson | Drama
“Firestorm” Roberta MacIntyre | Documentary
“Grove” Goldthunder Productions | Drama
“Shaholly” Wojcierch Lorenc | Documentary
“Milk & Sugar” Cecelia Hutnick | Suspense

Early Bird Tickets available until Monday, November 10th

General Admission: $15 PreSale Buy Now | $20 Regular | $25 at the door
Includes screening and award party.

VIP: $40 PreSale Buy Now | $45 Regular | $50 at the door
Includes screening, RSVP seating, award ceremony, two drink tickets to the after-party.

**Terms and Conditions: All ticket holders are responsible for their own well being. Pictoclik reserves the right to refuse service and entry at any time. No refunds will be issued at any time, but tickets are transferable.

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Pictoclik Freelancer and Talent Series

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Pictoclik’s Workshop Series includes online workshops for freelancers, talent and those interested in the film and video industry. Whether you are looking to find work on or off the set, start a production company, or learn the art of producing, these online courses are packed with industry knowledge, resources and advice to get you started right away.
All classes are small, taught by industry professionals, and catered to the level of the attendees.

Casting in the Bay

Stand out, discover industry resources, union vs non-union, networking techniques and more covered in this course for actors, talent and people interested in the industry.

Location: ONLINE (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance)
Instructor:R Renne

Next course starts November 20th, 7pm-9pm PT Online
Course includes: 

  • First Impressions
  • Audition Basics
  • Intro to the Casting Process
  • Marketing Must-Haves for Actors
  • On and Off the Set Etiquette
  • Industry Resources
  • Leave Lasting Impressions

Cost Early Bird $30** Buy Tickets Here | Regular $50** Buy Tickets Here

**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

Get on Set and Stay on Set

Get paid to do what you love. Find jobs, build your reputation and stay on set. A must for new graduates, those new to the industry and those looking to take their hobbies to the next level in the entertainment industry.

Location: ONLINE (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance)
Instructor:R Renne

Next course starts December 3rd, 7pm-9pm PT Online
Course includes: 

  • Find Jobs
  • Resume Building
  • Get Listed
  • Industry Resources
  • Art of Networking
  • On and Off the Set Etiquette
  • Leave Lasting Impressions

Cost Early Bird $30** Buy Tickets Here | Regular $50** Buy Tickets Here

**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop. 

Producer Workshop

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Pictoclik’s Workshop Series includes online workshops for freelancers, talent and those interested in the film and video industry. Whether you are looking to find work on or off the set, start a production company, or learn the art of producing, these online courses are packed with industry knowledge, resources and advice to get you started right away.
All classes are small, taught by industry professionals, and catered to the level of the attendees.

Producing on a Budget

Learn the art of producing shoe-string and low budget indie film projects. Start by choosing your script, budgeting your project, attract cast and crew, logistics, find funding and distribution resources.

Location: ONLINE (Link to log in will be sent out 48 hours in advance)
Instructor:R Renne

Next course starts November 11th, 6pm-10pm PT Online
Course includes: 

  • Producing 101
  • Choosing a Script
  • Budgeting
  • Funding Resources
  • Finding Talent and Crew
  • Permits and Insurance
  • Paperwork and Logistics
  • Distribution and Festival Resources

Cost $100**  Buy Tickets Here

**Sorry no refunds for our workshops. If you are unable to attend you may transfer to another workshop.