“Like an episode of Mister Rogers from hell…” Fantasia/HollyShorts “WTF” film – The Blood of the Dinosaurs

The Oscar® Qualifying HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL returns for its much-anticipated 18th edition from August 11- 20th, 2022, from an impressive 5000 entries, 161 female directors and 101 BIPOC directors and nearly 400 films form this year’s exciting program.

Cosmic Family Films is thrilled to announce the selection of ‘The Blood of the Dinosaurs’, a short surreal genre-bending horror comedy starring Vincent Stalba, Stella Creel and Kali Russell, and directed by Joe Badon at the 2022 HollyShorts Film Festival.

‘The Blood of the Dinosaurs’ is an Adult Swim style surrealist Kids’ Show for deranged adults and follows a lonely Children’s Show host, Uncle Bobbo, as he teaches children where oil comes from. 

Joe Badon directs this short film, as a follow-up to his award winning features ‘Sister Tempest’ and ’The God Inside My Ear’.

Critic Joseph Perry of Gruesome Magazine says,

“Joe Badon’s Latest Leap Into Lunacy Hits The Surreal Jackpot Once Again ” and calls the short film “Mind-Blowing”. 

‘The Blood of the Dinosaurs’ won Best Short Film at the 2021 Sin City Horror Fest, WTF Award at the 2022 Buried Alive Film Festival and has now been accepted into the 2022 Fantasia Film Festival, Chattanooga Film Fest, Oak Cliff Film Festival, Indy Film Fest, Boston Underground Film Festival and BizarroLand Film Festival.

You can check out The Blood of the Dinosaurs at the HollyShorts Film Festival Saturday August, 13th!

HollyShorts screenings will take place from August 11-20 at TLC Chinese Theatres, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. 3rd Level, Hollywood, CA, 90028, followed by the annual awards gala on August 20.

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Written by Blacktooth

(Staff Writer) Lover of all things horror and metal. Also likes boobs and booze.

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