Mammoth Film Festival to Return With Luke Hemsworth and More

Mammoth Movie Competition.
Courtesy of Mammoth Movie Competition

Motion pictures and mountains! Mammoth Movie Competition returns to California this 12 months and can characteristic a number of indie flicks with star-studded casts.

The five-day competition will characteristic over 80 movies throughout 5 completely different classes – Featured Documentary, Quick, Music Video, Episodic and a highlighted Motion Sports activities class. The judges panel this 12 months consists of Rob Weiss, Ashley Benson, Jamie Chung, Geoff Stults, Luke Watson, Curt Morgan, Carly Margulies and Daysha Broadway.

“Mammoth Movie Competition seems forward with nice anticipation for its future because it breaks boundaries to raise the usual for movie festivals by embracing our movie competitors, understanding the worth of our coveted screenings and world premieres and establishing our market to raise our official choices,” competition cofounders Tanner Beard and Tomik Mansoori defined in an announcement in January. “We’re proud to have fun each movie that’s chosen, and proud to be Californina’s favourite winter movie competition.”

Mammoth Movie Competition — which was based in 2018 — will kick off its characteristic class with world premieres of Bonded, starring Babylon’s Diego Calva, and director John Stalberg’s Unhealthy Hombres, starring Luke Hemsworth, Tyrese Gibson, Thomas Jane and Nick Cassavetes.

Luke Hemsworth Mammoth Film Festival

Luke Hemsworth at Mammoth Movie Competition.
Courtesy of Mammoth Movie Competition

The extremely anticipated movie Some Different Lady, directed by Avatar star Joel David Moore and starring Amanda Crew, Tom Felton and Ashley Greene Khoury, will headline “Friday Fright Evening,” a staple of the competition.

“I can’t wait to dive into the common and vital themes inside Some Different Lady, whereas taking pictures on breathtaking surroundings and infrastructure,” Moore, 45, instructed Deadline Hollywood in July 2021.

The winter competition additionally units out to focus on up and coming administrators with their First Time Filmmaker Highlight. This 12 months the class will spotlight actors-turned-directors Luke Roberts and Justin Matthews, who will premiere The Duel, starring Dylan Sprouse, Hart Denton and Patrick Warburton.

The documentary class is highlighted by the world premiere of Michael Madsen’s American Badass: A Michael Madsen Retrospective, starring Quentin Tarantino, John Travolta, Ron Perlman, Angie Everhart, Paul Sorvino, Mario Kassar, Donald Gladstein, William Baldwin, Chuck Zito, Mike Starr, Robert Forster, Daryl Hannah, Virginia Madsen and Charlie Sheen.

The Episodic class of the competition has grow to be a signature focus of this system and has led to quite a few venture gross sales and offers. It’ll characteristic Blair Redford’s The Many Worlds of George Goodman in addition to A Woman. A Man. A Ford. A Love Story starring Melissa Kirkendall and Alexandra Chando and the Lucas Grabeel-directed quick Lucas Wants an Agent, starring Corbin Bleu and Katie Leclerc.

Lucas Needs an Agent

“Lucas Wants An Agent” Movie Poster.
Courtesy of Mammoth Movie Competition

Attributable to Mammoth being a first-rate sporting vacation spot, the Motion Sports activities class is essential to the competition’s roots. This 12 months, Jeremy McGrath, one of the crucial fashionable American motocross/supercross champions, will showcase a never-before-seen mini documentary and can maintain a Q&A session.

Aside from the screenings, the 2023 schedule may also embrace the return of the Celeb Charity Bowling Match to learn Mammoth Media Institute. The occasion will proceed to characteristic groundbreaking panels such because the “Significance of Indie Tasks and Breaking it Down” and the annual “Her Voice” roundtable dialogue of feminine filmmakers.

The Mammoth Movie Competition will likely be held at Minaret Cinemas from March 2 to March 6 in Mammoth Lakes, California. Tickets can be found on the competition web site or within the Mammoth FF App.