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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



Whiskey Fist
2016


Absurd and vulgar, this comedy probes the sensitive social sphincter holding back a much-needed dialogue on the obstacles to empathy between genders. It's set in the world of "branding", where our protagonist, Justin, is an intern. Young Justin seems in certain danger of assimilating into the misogyny of his environment and becoming a douchebag. But one night a mysterious blonde impregnates him with a bottle of high-end whiskey — magical realism ensues.



WRITER & DIRECTOR Gillian Wallace Horvat
PRODUCER Sarah Winshall

CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Daniel Waters

STARRING
Chase Williamson
Heather Kafka
Megan Mercier
Peter Vack
Jonny Mars
Lacey Dorn


DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Olivia Kuan
PRODUCTION DESIGNER Dayna Smith
EDITOR Robin Schwartz



SCREENINGS

March, 2017
SXSW
Austin, TX

April, 2017
SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL
Sarasota, FL

June, 2017
PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST
Palm Springs, CA

July, 2017
FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL
Montreal, CANADA



October, 2017
EASTERN OREGON FILM FESTIVAL
LaGrande, OR

October, 2017
STARZ DENVER
Denver, CO

October, 2017
NEW HAMPSHIRE FILM FESTIVAL
Portsmouth, NH
Mark