Past Festivals

HERE IS A LIST OF OFFICIAL SELECTIONS  OF DALE'S SHORT FILMS FOR 2021:

DANCING WITH SHADOWS FESTIVAL SELECTIONS:  2021

LA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

DANCING WITH SHADOWS was an official selection of the LA Shorts International Film Festival, which took place virtually in July 2021.  

BRECKENRIDGE FILM FESTIAL

DANCING WITH SHADOWS was an official selection of the Breckenridge Film Festival, which took place in September 2021.  

NEW YORK SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

DANCING WITH SHADOWS was an official selection of the New York International virtual Film Festival, which took place during the month of October, 2021.  

OJAI FILM FESTIVAL

DANCING WITH SHADOWS was an official selection of the Ojai Film Festival, which took place in November, 2021.  

ENTWINED FESTIVAL SELECTIONS:  2021

RIDGEFIELD INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection of the Ridgefield Independent Film Festival which took place in October, 2021 

BORREGO SPRINGS

ENTWINED was an official selection of the Borrego Springs Film Festival, which took place in April 2021.  WINNER: BEST SHORT

SAN LUIS OBISPO FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection of the San Luis Obispo Film Festival, in the Central Coast category, which took place in March, 2021.

NEW HOPE FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection at the New Hope  Film Festival which will take place from July 23 - August 1, 2021

THE DINNER GUEST  FESTIVAL SELECTIONS 2021

SENE FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the SENE Film Festival which took place in October 2021.

WINNER: LIMELIGHT AWARD - WOMEN IN FILM

IMAGINE THIS WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection of the Imagine This Short Film Festival, which took place Sept. 24 - Oct.4, 2021 in a hybrid format

NEW HOPE FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the New Hope Film  2021 Festival which will took place from July 28 - August 1, 2021

WINNER: THE FEMALE EYE FILMMAKING AWARD.

DAM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection of the DAM Short Film Festival, which took place virtually in February, 2021. 

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET  FESTIVAL SELECTIONS:  2021

SENE FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was an official selection at the SENE Film Festival which will take place in October 2021.

WINNER: LIMELIGHT AWARD - WOMEN IN FILM

WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL - PHILADELPHIA

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was  an official selection at the Women's Film Festival 2020, which was postponed until September, 2021. 

BEAUFORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was an official selection of the Beaufort International Film Festival which took place Feb. 15-19, 2021.  NOMINATED FOR: Best Director, Best Actor (Daniel Hall), Best Actress (Jane Hajduk).

JELLYFEST FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was  a finalist in the JellyFEST Film Festival - an invitation and industry based festival which took place Mar 26-27, 2021

MATCH MADE FESTIVAL SELECTIONS:  2021

HAMILTON NY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
CAMBRIA FILM FESTIVAL

2020

ENTWINED 

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET  

MATCH MADE was an official selection of the Cambria  Film Festival which  took place in February, 2021

MATCH MADE was an official selection of the Hamilton NY International Film Festival which took place July 19-25, 2021

OJAI FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection of the Ojai Film Festival which took place virtually from Nov. 6-12, 2020.  Entwined is the recipient of their Bill Paxton Award for 2020.

WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was  an official selection of the Women's International Film Festival, Orlando, which took place online Nov. 19, 2020.

SAN FRANCISCO INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection of the San Francisco Independent Short Film Festival which took place virtually from Oct. 9-18, 2020.  

BEST SHORT FEST - ONTARIO, CANADA

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was an official selection of the Best Short Fest which took place in Ontario, Canada from Sept. 25-26, 2020. Nominated for Best Short Drama

LONELY SEAL FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection at the Lonely Seal Film Festival which took place virtually from Oct. 7-11, 2020.

BRECKENRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection at the Breckenridge Film Festival which took place virtually from September 17 - Oct. 2, 2020.

SAN LUIS OBISPO FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was an official selection of the San Luis Obispo Film Festival, which took place online from March 17-22, 2020.

DAM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was an official selection of the DAM Short Film Festival, which took place from Feb. 13 - 16, 2020.

TOPAZ FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection at the Topaz Film Festival which took place virtually in September 2020.

DANCES WITH FILMS FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection of Dances with Films  Film Festival which took place virtually from August 27 - September 6, 2020. 

SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection at the Sedona International Film Festival which ran from Feb 22 – Mar 1, 2020

BEAUFORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED was an official selection at the Beaufort International Film Festival which ran from Feb 18 – 23, 2020

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LONE STAR FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the Lone Star Film Festival, which took place, virtually, from Nov. 4-8, 2020

DUBLIN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the Dublin International Short Film & Music Festival when takes place, virtually, from Oct. 9-11, 2020. Nominated for Best International Short, Best Screenplay, and Best Actress (Mollly Leland).

SENE FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the SENE Film Festival which, due to Covid, was postponed until 2021. WINNER OF THE FEMALE EYE FILMMAKING AWARD.

CAMBRIA FILM FESTIVAL

ENTWINED received an AWARD OF EXCELLENCE from Best Shorts Competition 2020

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the Cambria  Film Festival which ran from February 6-9, 2020 

MATCHMADE

NEW YORK CITY DOWNTOWN SHORTS

MATCH MADE, an older film Dale wrote in 2014, has been re-submitted to festivals in 2020.  Its first acceptance was into the NYC Downtown Short Film Festival where it has won awards for Best Director and Best Screenwriter.

 

2018 - 2019

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was an official selection at the Newport Beach Film Festival which ran from April 25 - May 2,  2019

SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET was an official selection at the Sedona International Film Festival which ran from Feb. 23 - Mar 3, 2019.

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET received an AWARD OF EXCELLENCE from Best Shorts Competition 2019

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CALIFORNIA WOMENS FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the California Women's Film Festival which ran from January 11 - 13, 2019

OJAI FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the Ojai Film Festival which ran from November 1 - 11,  2018

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL 

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the Newport Beach Film Festival which ran from April 26 - May 3,  2018

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RIDGEFIELD FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the Ridgefield Film Festival in CT, which ran from October 10-14, 2019

WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the Woods Hole Film Festival which ran from July 27 - August 3, 2019

SAN LUIS OBISPO INTERNATIONAL  FILM FESTIVAL
NYC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the New York City Independent Film Festival which ran from May 7-13 2018

IFS LA FILM FESTIVAL

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the IFS LA Film Festival which ran from May 9-17 2018

THE DINNER GUEST received an AWARD OF EXCELLENCE from Best Shorts Competition 2019

THE DINNER GUEST was an official selection at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival which ran from March 12-17, 2019.  WINNER: BEST SHORT FILM in the Central Coast Filmmakers category. 

2013 -2015

2013

MATCH MADE, a short film co-produced by Venice Sky appeared in four film festivals during the first half of 2013, including the prestigious Palm Springs Shortfest.  In two of the festivals, it won Audience Award!

 

2014-5

LOST MUSIC, directed by Deborah LaVine, written by Dale Griffiths Stamos and co-produced by Venice Sky, screened at four festivals in 2014-2015: Cinema at the Edge  (where it won their Jury Award for short), Newport Beach, Los Angeles Women's International, and Sedona International