Joan's Day Out
Director: Ellen Houlihan
Producers: Mei Melancon, Almitra Corey, Ellen Houlihan
Writer: Ellen Houlihan
Cinematographer: Lars Lindstrom
Editors: Rob Getzschman, Erik Evans, Howard Heard
Production Designer: Sharmila Ray
Synopsis: JOAN, a free-spirited elderly matriarch confined to a retirement community, decides to ditch the communal activities for the day when her rebellious teenage granddaughter MAGGIE resists overworked realtor daughter NANCY’s dumping her with grandma for the day.
Sunday, September 29th 11:30 a.m.
Web Site: www.ellenhoulihan.com
Ellen Houlihan is an award-winning narrative and commercial film director, writer and producer whose work has been featured in multiple media outlets including The Huffington Post, Perez Hilton, MTVu and Backstage West. She is currently shortlisted for the 2013 AICP Show awards and featured in Shoot Magazine's 2013 New Directors Showcase, two of the commercial industry's highest recognitions. She has won a 2013 College Emmy and a 2012 Cannes Young Director Award, in addition to earning Best of All Entries at the Porsche International Advertising Film Awards; two Telly Awards; two Los Angeles ADDY awards, and Semi-Finalist at the Moondance International Film Festival.