MO Independent Filmmakers Short-Film Showcase
August 8, 2019 | Doors open at 5:30 pm | Film start at 6:00 pm
Capitol City Cinema is proud to showcase two short films by local filmmakers, Alex Hausman and Andy Ramirez. Concessions will be open and drinks will be provided by Shrunken Head Tropic Lounge. Tickets can be purchased below or the night of the event at the door and are $5/person. Scroll down to read more about Alex and Andy and what inspired their films.
Andy Ramirez is a graduate of the University of Missouri who earned her Bachelor's in Film Production in 2018. Since then, she has been employed as a full-time videographer and editor while also working on productions such as the film "In the Wake of Ire" and the Netflix documentary, "Knock Down the House." In the future, Ramirez hopes to become a camera operator for film and television.
"Chamomile" was inspired by the cold weather and a certain show (which some might call stranger than most) that first aired in 2016. "Chamomile" is a short drama about a lonely man struggling to attain the one thing that will make the love of his life fulfilled. This film as received a Citizen Jane prize for Best Senior Short and was also shown at the Kansas City Film Festival.
Alex Hausman is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a Bachelor's in Film Production. He currently works as a videographer, photographer, and graphic artist for the Jefferson City-based social media marketing company Dogwood Social as well as a freelance film producer. His most recent work is the independent feature, I Love You, Elliot, which is set to release this year.
In the future, Alex plans to move to Los Angeles and begin work as a production assistant. He also hopes to one day write and direct for film and television.
"Jonah and the Whale" is a science-fiction short film that follows a man struggling to understand his strange fear of water. Production on "Jonah"began in late 2018 and was finalized in May of 2019. The film was influenced by the concept-rock album, Danger Days: the True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, as well as films such as A Clockwork ORange, Mother!, and American Horror Story: Apocalypse. The Capitol City Cinema is proud to showcase it's first public screening.