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PREMIERES
Strawberry Mansion
We’re All Going to the World’s Fair
Give Me Pity!


LIBRARY
Clara’s Ghost
Chowder
Men Don’t Whisper
The Feeling
Moneybag Head
The Starr Sisters
The Follower
Call Your Father
Ching Chong Blues
A Key for the Kid
Whiskey Fist
Tond
Affections


IN PRODUCTION
Joybubbles
Dream Team


IN DEVELOPMENT
I Saw the TV Glow
Seems Nice
Traum
Time and Space
Good One
Dolphin
I Was There Too
Mano A Mano




ABOUT

Smudge Films is a collection of independent filmmakers working together to make personal films with unique worldviews.

Founded in 2016 by producer Sarah Winshall, our films have played all over the place, including Sundance, New Directors/New Films, SXSW, AFI Fest, SF Film, SIFF, CPH:DOX, Outfest, Rotterdam, BAM Cinemafest, MoMA, on the Criterion Channel, as Vimeo Staff Picks, and more!

We make shorts, features, docs, experimental videos, music videos, commercials, web series, and TV shows. We are based in Los Angeles.


© 2022 Smudge Films Too LLC.
Los Angeles CA



Mark

NOW PLAYING


Moneybag Head 
2018


Dennis, a lonely sad sack with an unfortunate cranial deformity, finds himself romantically entangled with Catherine, a charming political cartoonist. After the two share an intensely intimate night together, Dennis is happier than he’s ever been… until he sees Catherine’s latest cartoon.







WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Patrick O’Brien

PRODUCERS
Sarah Winshall
Tina Carbone

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Jeff Roberts
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER Kate Carpenter


STARRING
Chris Grace
Cathryn Mudon
Henry Rollins
Rachel Winfree


DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Markus Mentzer
COSTUME DESIGN Lauren Oppelt
PRODUCTION DESIGN Katie DiFiore
EDITOR Patrick Lawrence
ORIGINAL MUSIC BY Matt Orenstein
SOUND DESIGN Josh Ascalon
COLORIST Kyle Krupinski
VISUAL EFFECTS Matt Lathrom




SCREENINGS

April, 2021
ARIZONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
AIFF Award, Best Comedy Short
Tucson, AZ

March 14-17, 2021
DEMETERA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Paris, France

March 12, 2021
WEVE TV
Online

March 11, 2021
OMELETO
Online

October 21, 2020
VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL
2020 Programmer's Award for Best Narrative Short
Online



October, 2020
BUFFALO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Buffalo, NY

October, 2020
LA SHORTS FEST
Online

September, 2020
ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL
Atlanta, GA

August 28-September 4, 2020
NEVADA CITY FILM FESTIVAL
Nevada City, CA

August 14-16, 2020
MONMOUTH FILM FESTIVAL
Red Bank, NJ

March 28, 2020
SLAMDANCE EMERGENCE: Department of Anarchy
Hollywood, CA
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