The 17th Annual TromaDance Official Short Movie Selections Announcement!

Official Short Movie Selections
17th Annual TromaDance Film Festival 
Friday, July 29th and Saturday, July 30th at
17 Meadow St.
Brooklyn, NY 11206
The Official Short Movie Selections for the 17th Annual TromaDance, which will be held at the Paper Box Theatre in Brooklyn, NY, have been confirmed, it was announced today by Lloyd Kaufman.
TromaDance is the first film festival wholeheartedly devoted to independent filmmaking and also one which champions contributing artists, producers and directors internationally from all genres of cinema without discrimination. Unlike every other film festival, TromaDance does not charge filmmakers to submit their films. Entrance to The Paper Box Theatre on Friday July 29th and Saturday July 30th is free to all.

Bears Discover Fire  is based on the original science-fiction story from 1990 by Terry Bisson
Two short title Official Selections that have already peaked the interests of Film Festival enthusiasts are  Bears Discover Fire, directed by Ben Leonberg, an adaptation of Terry Bisson’s Hugo Award Winning science-fiction story and  Portal to Hell!!!, directed by Vivien Caldinelli, which is notable for the cinematic swan-song performance by influential 1980’s WWF wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper, who died at age 61 of cardiac arrest in November of 2015. These two highlighted titles are among twenty-seven  important films to be featured for the TromaDance attendees.
Portal to Hell!!!  is the last onscreen performance by 1980’s Pro-Wrestling Legend Rowdy “Roddy” Piper

The 17th Annual TromaDance Film Festival will announce Official Selections for categories in animation and features on June 28th and June 29th. Bands to perform at the World Famous AfterParty will be announced on June 28th!

The 17th Annual TromaDance Short Movie Official Selections,  which represent all genres  of live-action filmmaking shot on video, digital or film formats, were curated with great thoughtfulness and respect from thousands of creative, ingeniously produced and inspirational submissions received by employees and volunteers from represent the Troma Team. These selections are:
A King’s Betrayal  / directed by David Bornstein
Bears Discover Fire / directed by Ben Leo
Bride Zombie / directed by Robby Ceusters aka Rob Ceus
Call Girl   /  directed by Jill Six Gevargizian
Chicken Happen- Run and Hide / directed by Jimmy Adamson
Cool Aliens / directed by Jakob Skrzypa
Devil / directed by Martin Sonntag
Duellum / directed by Tucker Davila Wood
Fahrstuhl / directed by Rene Schweitzer
Granny Fuckers  / directed by Nadine L’Esperance and Trevor “Spud” Hage
Hotline London / directed by Cozzo Jonathan
Leshy / directed by Pavel Soukup
Lucid / directed by Henrik Bjerregaard Clausen
Mayday /  directed by Sebastien Vanicek
Naked Sister / directed by Naoya Tashiro
Platform 13 / directed by Camiel Zwart
Portal to Hell / directed by Vivien Caldinelli
Remember This / directed by Miguel Hernandez Barba
Slow Creep / directed by Jim Hickcox
Tang-Soon-Do / directed by Michael D’Ambrosio
The Call / directed by Alban Ravassard
The Fisherman’s Wife / directed by Ben Leonberg
The Indestructible / directed by Kalen Artinian
The Procedure / directed by Calvin Reeder
They Will All Die in Space / directed by Javier Chillon
When Aliens Get Bored and Take Drugs / directed by Erica Crooks
“Disco” by The Death Valley Girls Music Video / directed by Kansas Bowling
Congratulations to all those filmmakers selected to be in the 17th Annual TromaDance Film Festival, hosted at The Paper Box Theatre in Brooklyn on July 29th and 30th, 2016!