TOPIC: Festivals


Helio Playing at the Sunshine Landmark in NYC!

Please come and show your support if you get the chance. It’s playing this Wednesday (May 27th) at 9:55pm as part of the NY Shorts Fest. The film lineup is awesome, the festival is incredible and the theater is the best NY has to offer! We’re all so proud!

NY Shorts Fest


Huge Weekend for Helio at Visionfest in NYC!

A huge weekend for HELIO at Visionfest in NYC!

We received a total of NINE nominations (Filmmaker of the Year, Technical/Artistic Achievement, Production, Editing, Production Design, Visionary Award, Sound Design, Short Form Score and Cinematography) and took home the award for Technical/Artistic Achievement!!!!


Helio Screens in NYC This Friday

Grab your tickets now for the 9:30 PM showing of HELIO at VisionFest, this Friday, 5/15! Location: Tribeca Cinemas at 54 Varick Street on the corner of Laight Street. ‪



May Madness is Upon Us!

HELIO will be screening at SEVEN different festivals this month including NYCIFF, Black Hills, St. Tropez & Nice, Cannes Short Film Corner, Vision Fest, Sci-fi London and NY Shorts Fest.

Keep an eye out for showtimes and ticket info!! ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬



Helio Screening at Cayman International Film Festival

Big news, guys! HELIO has been selected to screen at this year’s Cayman International Film Festival!!

“Cayfilm” is a world-renowned festival — with guests this year including legends Paul Schrader and Brian Cox — dedicated to “…elicit[ing] appreciation for the art form through inspirational education and unique entertainment experiences.”

We couldn’t be more excited and grateful for this hugely exciting news, and wish to send out a big thanks to the Cayfilm festival staff. Stay tuned for further info!



Helio’s New York Debut!

NYC FRIENDS, FAMILY AND FELLOW FILMMAKERS: HELIO will be making its NYC debut at NYCIFF on Sunday, May 3rd at the Producers’ Club on W. 44th!

The film screens @ 4 PM, so be sure to mark your calendars and get your tickets now! ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬ ‪#‎NYCIFF‬

Purchase tickets now!


Helio Selected to Screen at GeekFest LA Film Festival

HELIO has been selected to screen at the Second Annual GeekFest LA Film Festival! GeekFest LA hails as, “the 1st and only traveling geek genre film festival in the world created by geek filmmakers, for geek filmmakers and programmed at Comic Cons across the country and eventually the WORLD!”

Thanks again to the wonderful GeekFest LA staff for selecting our film, and for showing us some major support across social media. We’re excited to partner up with you guys, and share our film with audiences across the globe! ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬ ‪#‎GeekFilmFests‬



Helio Screening at Visionfest 15 in New York City

In addition to screening at NYCIFF, HELIO will also be playing at VISIONFEST 15, which runs May 13-17th. VISIONFEST is hosted by the Domani Vision Film Society, an organization dedicated to “bringing you tomorrow’s visionaries today.”

Purchase tickets now for HELIO’s screening block on May 15th @ 9:30 PM, located at Tribeca Cinemas 2. ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬ ‪#‎VisionFestNYC‬



Onwards to Oakland!

HELIO screens at the Oakland International Film Festival 5 PM tonight at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, and 5 PM tomorrow at The Black Repertory Theater. Buy your tickets now!


Helio Has Been Selected to Screen at the New York City International Film Festival

HELIO has been selected to screen at the 6th Annual New York City International Film Festival! Held at the renowned Director’s Guild of America Theater, NYCIFF runs April 30th to May 7th, providing “a platform for established and upcoming talented domestic and international filmmakers to showcase their work.” ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬ ‪#‎NYCIFF‬



Helio is Headed to New York City

HELIO has recently been accepted to two film festivals in the NYC area! Stay tuned for more info. ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬



Helio Has Been Nominated for Four Awards at St Tropez

HELIO has been nominated for FOUR awards at the St. Tropez & Nice Film Festival: Best Short Film, Best Editor of a Short, Best Hair & Make-up and Best Costume!!!! Congratulations to Teddy Cecil, Carlos Rivera, Elissa Prager, Elizabeth Van Dam, and the rest of the exceptionally talented HELIO cast and crew! ‪



Film Festival Update

LA Screening Update: HELIO will be screening at the Cinema at the Edge Festival (“CATE”) in Santa Monica on Saturday, April 11th @ 10 AM (Program 3). We’ll be in Theatre B at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main Street, Santa Monica. Get your tickets now! ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬ ‪#‎CATE201‬5


Helio Screening at the Oakland International Film Festival Next Weekend!

To our friends in the Norcal area: HELIO will be screening at the 13th Annual Oakland International Film Festival next Saturday, April 4th and Sunday, April 5th between 5-7 PM.

Get your tickets now!


Helio Screening at Cinema at the Edge Film Festival in LA

HELIO’s coming back to LA!! Our film has been selected to screen at the third annual Cinema at the Edge Film Festival (CATE), which celebrates “independent films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, a unique voice, or a challenge to what is expected and accepted in the medium.”

Buy tickets now for the festival that runs April 9-12 at the beautiful Edgemar Center for the Arts on Main Street in Santa Monica. ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‪#‎CATE2015‬



Helio Screening at California International Shorts Festival

Cast, crew, family and friends in the LA area: HELIO will be screening this Saturday, March 21st @ the California International Shorts Festival in Hollywood. Show starts at around 3:15 at The Complex Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood CA 90038.

Purchase your tickets now! ‪



Helio Receives “Award of Excellence” from the San Francisco Film Awards

HELIO has received an “Award of Excellence” from the inaugural San Francisco Film Awards! SFFA screened hundreds of exceptional films from around the world, with quality and creativity celebrated in three levels of awards: “Awards of Excellence” are granted to “entries with truly exceptional filmmaking.” Congratulations to all other winners, and a big thanks to the San Francisco Film Awards for their generous support and praise! ‪#‎HelioTheFilm



Helio Selected to Screen at the Black Hills Film Festival

HELIO has been selected to screen at the Black Hills Film Festival in Hill City, South Dakota! Approaching its 6th year as one of the most renowned festivals in the Great Plains, Black Hills showcases the newest voices in independent film from across the globe. ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬ ‪#‎BHFilmFest‬



Helio Receives Certificate of Merit

HELIO has received a “Certificate of Merit” from the prestigious Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival! Big thanks to the festival committee for the recognition, and for putting together another historic event at the Somerville Theater. ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬ ‪#‎BostonSciFi‬

Click here to see all the winners.

Boston Science Fiction Film Festival Logo


MiSciFi 2015 Recap Video

Check out the HELIO filmmaking team’s cameo in the MiSciFi 2015 recap video! ‪#‎HelioTheFilm‬#‎MiSciFi‬