2017 Schedule

2017 SCHEDULE

Below you will find the entire schedule for the 2017 FilmQuest Festival. Included are film screening times and dates, panels, workshops, parties, and events. Most events will happen at the Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown ProvoVelour Live Music Gallery, or Downtown Marriott Hotel unless otherwise listed. All screenings will include a Q&A if filmmakers are in attendance.

Tickets are available NOW through the Covey Center box office and online! You can also visit www.coveycenter.org or tickets.covey.center to purchase your tickets online today! Tickets can also be bought in person at the Covey Center box office.

Screenings at Velour for Sunday, September 10th, are also available online at the Covey Center box office, and will be physically available at Velour on the day of the screening.

There will be more updates to the schedule, including panel and workshop details in the coming days.

*Note that the schedule and block titles/descriptions is subject to change.

 

PDF’S FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE

A convenient PDF of the 2017 Program Guide, which includes film details, the schedule, awards nominations, sponsors, and more!

 

COMPLETE SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN

Friday, September 8th, 2017

1:00 PM @Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Sign-In Begins

3:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Start With a Bang – Shorts Block 1”
2 AM, An Eldritch Place, Cold Process, Dead City, Einstein-Rosen, I Am the Doorway, Purple Dreams, Saurora, Stolen, Till Death, Xenophobia

6:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Hello World, Hello Utah – Shorts Block 2”
Change, Connie, Entanglement, Keep Off the Grass, No Caller I.D., Static, Stealth & Silence, The Loner, Unto Death, White Ghost

7:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Opening Night Red Carpet

8:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Dead Shack (Utah Premiere)
w/Short: Mouse

10:30 PM @ Bombay House, Downtown Provo
Opening Night Dinner Reception
Open to Public


Saturday, September 9th, 2017

11:30 AM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Animated/Family Shorts – Shorts Block 3”
Bosatsu, Circe and the Boy, Detach, El Chevere, Equipoise, Hive, Hope, Jess & Dave Save the World, Leonor’s Lullaby, Mor, Passage of Flick, Rainfall, Recursion, The Dark Kingdom

2:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Trick or Treat – Shorts Block 4”
Digital Romance, Emma, First Like, Monsters, Noro, Pizza Face, The Babysitter, The Call of Charlie, The Man Who Caught a Mermaid

4:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Panel #1
“Film Critics: What Makes a Film Work”

5:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
The Secret Garden (World Premiere)
w/Shorts: Girl of My Dreams, Solo

7:00 PM @Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Big Red Carpet

8:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Muse (Utah Premiere)
w/Shorts: Lolly, Sol, The Last Light

10:30 PM @ Marriott Hotel, Downtown Provo
Opening Weekend Filmmaker Party
Tickets available at Covey Center Box Office/Marriott Hotel Door
Open to Public

Sunday, September 10th, 2017
*Tickets for all Sunday screenings available at the door @ Velour, Downtown Provo
or at Covey Center Box Office & Online

11:00 AM @ Communal, Downtown Provo
Filmmaker Luncheon

1:00 PM @ Velour, Downtown Provo
“Dance It Out and then Some – Music Videos & Shorts”
Atlas World, Back Track (in 3D!), Burning Pictures, Chanel Nø. 5, Dawn, Enchantment Under the Sea, Go to Sleep, God Came ‘Round, Happy, I Can’t Be Your Superman, Inseparable, Little Dude Anthem, Lord Huron (The World Ender), Mechanism of Life, Peaceful Life, Ragamuffin, Stories Upon Your Lips, Strobe and Noise, Take My Heart Away, Wicked Game

4:00 PM @ Velour, Downtown Provo
Panel #2
Live Radio Show Podcast Presentation
“Dimension” w/cast
Followed by its documentary film “Is Anyone Listening – A Podcast Story” in the 5:00PM block

5:00 PM @ Velour, Downtown Provo
“Tripped Out on Brownies – Shorts Block 5”
Alternative Math, Breaker, Fluffernutter, Goddammit, Is Anyone Listening – A Podcast Story, See You Yesterday, Table 51, Visitors, Wolf of Vengeance

7:00 PM @ Velour, Downtown Provo
Panel #3
“Raven Banner: Indie Genre Film Distributor”

8:00 PM @ Velour, Downtown Provo
“Strange Visions, Stranger Actions – Shorts Block #6”
Artificial White, Destroy Madrid, H.A.M., Imbroglio, Kumal, Leviticus 24:20, Native, Real Artists, The Hobbyist, The Man from Death, Undefeated

11:00 PM @ Velour, Downtown Provo
Vidar the Vampire (Premiere TBD)
w/Shorts: A Knock at the Door, Bare King, Holiday Fear, Killer Recipe, Viola vs. The Vampire King

Monday, September 11th, 2017

3:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Your Mother Taught You Better – Shorts Block #7”
Black Ring, Cold Storage, Dawn of the Deaf, Funeral Wake, Home Education, Mars IV, Other People’s Heads, Pollution of the Heart, Elixir, The Witching Hour

5:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Panel #4
“Arrowstorm Entertainment: Utah’s Leading Genre Production House”

6:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Dead Leaves (Utah Premiere)
w/Short: Studded Nightmare

9:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Flora (North American Premiere)
w/Short: Meow

11:00 PM @ GetOut Games, Downtown Provo
Monday Night Party & Games
Open to Public


Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

2:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Domain (Utah Premiere)
w/Shorts: Hum

4:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Panel #5
“Larry Shapiro: CEO Ensemble Digital Studios”

5:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Utah’s Does More Than Jello – Shorts Block #8 “
Maggie, Pasghetti, Raisin, The Inside, They Live Inside Us, FilmQuest Express Films – Teams Angela, Ben, Dan, Jared, Jorge,

8:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape (Utah Premiere)
w/Shorts & Music Videos: Ayre, Black Flag, Love Like Lies, Vocabulary 1, Worm

10:00 PM @ Virtual Experience, Downtown Provo
Tuesday Night Party & Games
Open to Public

 

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

2:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Hostile (North American Premiere)
w/Shorts: A Father’s Day, The Plague

4:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Panel #6
“Women and Filmmaking in 2017: FilmQuest Female Filmmakers Take the Stage”

5:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Love & Saucers (Utah Premiere)
w/Shorts: Circles, FTL, UFO Days

8:00PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
TBD
w/Shorts: Burden, The Black Cat

11:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Replace (Utah Premiere)
w/Shorts: Nail, Solved


Thursday, September 14th, 2017

11:00 AM  Dameon Clarke Voice Over Workshop @
Rock Canyon Studios
1043 E 2620 N, Provo, UT 84604
(801) 427-4685
A dynamic, fun filled, and hugely informative voice over workshop with one of the industry’s most well known and iconic voice over actors.
$200 per person, ONLY 15 spots available

11:00 AM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Wonders of New Media, Delights of New Worlds –  Web Series”
Aero: Origins, Afterlife, Burning Violins, Clever Girl, Don Jon Legacy, End Unsung, Hada, Hanging, In This Economy, Mina Murray’s Journal, The Fantasmagori, The Hunted: Origins, The Partitoned

2:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
The Gateway (World Premiere)
w/Shorts: Icarus, Might

4:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Panel #7
“From FilmQuest Alumni to $100 Million Dollar Movies”: A sit down with Jason Liles, star of Death Note and Rampage

5:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Curvature (World Premiere)
w/Shorts: Eldritch Code, Transit Conjunction

7:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Princess Bride Red Carpet
Come dressed up in your best Throwback Thursday, Fantasy cosplay!

8:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary Screening
A Party for Provo celebrating the Classic Fantasy Romance
Come dressed up as a Lord, Lady, Pirate, or Wench
Duel in the aisle, quote from the movie, and a very special guest may well join in!
More details to come!
w/Short: All the Marbles

10:30 @ Good Thyme Eatery, Downtown Provo
Princess Bride Fantasy Themed Throwback Thursday Dance Party
Tickets available soon!
Dress up in your Throwback Fantasy, Lords, Ladies, Pirates, or Wench Throwback Thursday Best!
Open to Public


Friday, September 15th, 2017

11:00 AM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Blade Runner: 35th Anniversary Live Film Analysis
with Prof. Alex Nibley, Professor Utah Valley University
The hit returns, as Prof. Alex Nibley continues his series of breaking down films like as you’ve never seen before! A can’t miss event for any genre film lover!

2:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Panel #8
“Being A Minority Filmmaker in 2017: FilmQuest Minority Filmmakers in the Spotlight”
Moderated by Virginia Pierce, Film Commissioner of the Utah Film Commission

3:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Grab Bag – Shorts Block #9”
Carved, Jouska, Legacy, Memoir, Miss Beverly Hills Ghost, Nimmer, Paranormal Shopping Network, Pendulum, Quitting Time, Special Forces, The Street Wizard’s Apprentice

5:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Panel #9
“The Do’s & Don’ts and Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Film Festivals”: Film Festival Directors Panel
Featuring Bears Fonte (OtherWorlds Austin), JT Seaton (NOLA Horror Fest), Miguel Rodriguez (Horrible Imaginings Film Festival)

6:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Charismata (World Premiere)
w/Shorts: Alfred J Hemlock, The Day of Awakening

9:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
The Glass Coffin (North America Premiere)
w/ Shorts: Curve, Death Metal, Liz Drives, You Only Die Once

12:00 AM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Midnight Madness!!! – Shorts Block #10”
Banshee, Bestia (Beast), Born of Sin, Cheese Fries, Excarnate, Flow, F*** Everything, Homesick, I Dream of Zombies, Ink, Mary & Marsh in the Manor of Madness, Nocturnally Yours, Poochini, Prepare to Die, Rites of Vengeance, Scary Endings, The Gift of the Woods, Undress Me


Saturday, September 16th, 2017

11:00 AM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“First Person Perspectives – Shorts Block #11”
Back Into the Dark, Body Image, Buckets, Do Not Lose, iMedium, Paul’s Bad Day, Populace, Save, Synapse, The Faceless Man, The Incredible Tale of the Incredible Spider-Woman, Wandering Soul, Watch Me

1:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
“Creepy Crawlies & Salacious Hares – Shorts Block #12”
Jules D., Mauvaises Têtes (Bad Heads), Spiritus Lepus, The Ningyo, The Tinwife, Three Skeleton Key

4:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Diani and Devine Meet the Apocalypse (Utah Premiere)
w/Shorts: Happy Anniversary, Hope

7:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Gnaw (World Premiere)
w/Shorts: Feeding Time, Nibble

9:00 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Pre-Awards Red Carpet

9:30 PM @ Covey Center for the Arts, Downtown Provo
Closing Night Awards Show
Tickets available at Covey Center Box Office
Open to Public

11:00 PM @Marriott Hotel, Downtown Provo
Closing Night Party & Red Carpet
Tickets available at Covey Center Box Office/Marriott Hotel Door
Open to Public

Tickets to all events can be purchased at the Covey Center Box Office, online, or at the Velour front desk for the Sunday screenings.