The Solzy Awards for Short Films in 2020

If it is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving weekend, this means that it is time to present the Solzy Awards for Short Films in 2020. This certainly is not the traditional year for films. I’ll admit right now that I have not watched nor covered anywhere close to the amount of short films like in prior years.  Some of this definitely comes down to festivals getting cancelled. While SXSW and Tribeca got cancelled this year, many…

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Sundance 2020: Ashley Williams talks Meats

Writer-director-actress Ashley Williams took some time out of a very busy Sundance schedule to discuss Meats with Solzy at the Movies. Meats marks the directorial debut for the actress. How thrilled are you that your short film, Meats, was selected to premiere at Sundance? Ashley Williams: It’s absolutely thrilling. It’s a little bit of a shock but mostly just really cool. What was the genesis behind the film? Ashley Williams: Well, I love meat. I…

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Sundance 2020: The Shorts Program

Solzy at the Movies previewed a number of shorts that screened in the shorts programs during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Meats Ashley Williams certainly couldn’t have picked a better project for her directorial debut.  Imagine being a vegan but finding yourself having strong cravings for eating meat.  What would you do in such a predicament?  For Lane (Ashley Williams), it’s eat as much meat as you possibly can.  Lane considers herself to be an…

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