Congratulations to The Familiar’s make-up team — John Healy, Carly De Moissac, Grace Schoorl, Sam Armstrong and Ashley Van De Vooren — for being nominated for Best Make Up at the Action On Film Festival in Pasadena, California.
The Action On Film International Film Festival, aka The AOF Fest, aka Action On Film Festival is a film festival that was started in Long Beach, California in 2005 by writer, producer, director Del Weston. The film festival was originally part of the Long Beach International Martial Arts Championships and was underwritten by tournament producers Frank Trejo, Jr. and Steve Cooper. The festival operated in Long Beach at the Long Beach Convention Center from 2005 until 2007.
The original founders of the festival were Del Weston, Alan Bailey and Scott Buchan. The festival director is editor and producer Josh Neufeld who has held the post since 2005.
In 2008 the festival moved to its new home in Pasadena, California where it was hosted by the Laemmle Theaters and the Regency Theaters. The festival showcases over 400 films, shorts, documentaries, animation and experimental projects annually in the categories of action, comedy, drama, documentary, etc.,
Each year the festival recognizes outstanding actors and projects in nearly eighty categories including the Action On Film Lifetime Achievement Awards.