POSTED: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 6:20pm
UPDATED: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 6:22pm
Tyler, TX — Comedy Sci-fi, Horror and Action-Adventure hit the screen at Liberty Hall.
Short-films have been released for the Second Annual Downtown Tyler "Show Us Your Shorts" film festival.
Movie night kicked off.
"We had a great night last night, we screened eight competition comedy films," says Chris Abraham, Co-Chair of Tyler Film Festival.
Two of the films received top awards and will be moving on to best of the best show.
"We'll be screening our Horror, Sci-fi and Action-Adventure categories," says Chris Abraham, Co-Chair of Tyler Film Festival.
The top two films from each category will move on.
"We'll be screening our top dramas," says Chris Abraham, Co-Chair of Tyler Film Festival.
This year's film festival has a different light.
Local actor, Josh Carpenter, winning second place on comedy night for the film "Expiration Date".
"It's about a loner who goes to a Christmas party but it's a couples only party so he takes a cadaver...he's a mortician," says Josh Carpenter, Lead Actor, in “Expiration Date”.
"I read the script and it was just so touching because it has that loner feeling that I remember being isolated living in Tyler being different, the whole theatrical world, theater wasn't so strong when I was a kid," says Josh Carpenter, Lead Actor, in “Expiration Date”.