B@t$h!t Crazy Short Film BFF GIRLS is Out Now on Vimeo On Demand
Magical transformations! A flamboyant warlock! And a tampon monster!? All this and more are featured in BFF Girls; the new short from Brian Lonano, director of CROW HAND!!! and Gwilliam. After screening at film festivals across eight countries, BFF Girls is available to rent and purchase through Vimeo on Demand!
BFF Girls (which stands for Beautiful Fantasy Flower Girls) focuses on three dorky American girls (Allison Maier, Jessica Shipp & Syndey Thomas) who magically transform into beautiful Japanese superheroes (Marilyn Chung, Jessica Nam & Carolann Utley) and battle a tampon monster called Anti-Flow (The Strangers: Prey at Night’s Lea Enslin) as they begin their journey into womanhood. The film also stars Lawrence Sykkmon as Fabuloso Doom, the BFF Girls’ dramatic and demented arch nemesis and featuring the voice talents of Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Laurence R. Harvey (Human Centipede 2) and Michael St. Michaels (The Greasy Strangler).
Lonano co-wrote the film with his wife Victoria Cook (co-writer of Gwilliam) and co-produced with Blake Myers (Gwilliam) and Jill Gevargizian, known for her popular short films Call Girl and The Stylist.
BFF Girls world premiered at the 2018 Boston Underground Film Festival and received rave reviews. Among them, Film Threat praised the film, saying “The acting gets the off-the-wall tone pitch perfect, reinforced by the stellar art, costume, and production design. The directing is sleek and the writing quite humorous…”
The film went on to screen at 37 film festivals and received 7 awards, including Best of Fest from Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival and the Trasharama Golden Lomax Award from Monster Fest in Melbourne.