2015 FESTIVAL THEME

FILM. FRAME. FORM

FADE IN


Director: Jim Menza

Jim Menza is a director, writer, producer, editor and actor who has spent most of his adult life in the entertainment industry. After spending two years on a successful sitcom for TBS called ROCKY ROAD, he set out on a forty-six State tour as the on-air host and writer of the FAMILY CHANNEL'S TV show; THE SUMMER DRIVE-IN THEATRE. His films include DUSTING CLIFF SEVEN, which he also wrote, and NICE GUYS... which he wrote, produced and starred in. Jim wrote directed, produced and edited the feature films PATIENT – official selection of the Angel Citi Film Festival, FOOSLISH THE WISE – official selection of The California Independent Films Festival, BLOOD, BAGGED – distributed by Fenix Films, THE LIST – Feature Film Winner of the Key West Independent Film Festival, SIGNED IN BLOOD – official selection of the Dances With Films Film Festival, SLIGHT OF LIFE – official selection of the DeReel Australian International Film Festival, EXECUTION – distributed by Ytinifni Pictures, RID, and BLOODY WINGS.



Writing partners suffer writers block while attempting to write the perfect short for film festival acceptance