Tangerines: In 2 Fests in April 2017

They folks! Tangerines, the film I’m the lead actor in just got into the Newport Beach International Film Festival & The Silicon Beach Film Festival!




I’m an actor in this one!  This trailer is for a fun short that’s now going out to film festivals for the 2017 / 2018 festival season.  Look for it in the line-up or check this site for upcoming showings at a fest near you.

Gene Desrochers Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Gene Desrochers


Gene Desrochers Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

(Los Angeles, California, May 4, 2015) – Gene Desrochers, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Best Shorts Film Competition. The award for short film was given for Gene Desrochers’, The Kleptomaniac. In addition, The Kleptomaniac, received the Award of Merit for Cinematography for DP, John Rhode, and Lead Actor, Gene Desrochers as Rest. The Kleptomaniac features exceptional performances by Jorg Bierekoven and Shane Valentine, as well as a stormy, tense score by Black-Valentine that adds depth to the Los Angeles-based locations.

The Best Shorts Competition recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about Best Shorts and a list of recent winners can be found at http://www.BestShorts.net.

In winning a Best Shorts Award, Gene Desrochers joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including The Weinstein Company for Market Hours, Disney Interactive for Vinlymation: A Love Story and Oscar winning production Mr. Hublot from Laurent Witz from Luxembourg. Rick Prickett, who chairs The Best Shorts Competition, had this to say about the latest winners, “Best Shorts is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The Best Shorts Competition helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of Best Shorts is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”

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