You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Donkey Punch’ slated for Hollyshorts

Film festival set for Aug. 9 at Sunset 5

“Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood.

Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic tells the story of a couple, who after meeting online, go on a date that turns into a sexual showdown.

Jordan Goldman, an editor on the cop show, also edited the short.

Fest, which features more than 130 shorts, features and musicvids, runs Aug. 6-13.

More Film

  • Bradley Cooper Robert De Niro

    Bradley Cooper on His Secret Pact With Lady Gaga for 'A Star is Born'

    “Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic […]

  • The seagull

    Tribeca Film Review: 'The Seagull'

    “Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic […]

  • Verne TroyerStarkey Hearing Foundation Awards Gala,

    Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in 'Austin Powers,' Dies at 49

    “Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic […]

  • 'Greatest Showman' Tops Disc Sales Charts

    'Greatest Showman' Tops Disc Sales Charts as 'Last Jedi' Slips to No. 2

    “Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic […]

  • Stockholm review

    Tribeca Film Review: Ethan Hawke in 'Stockholm'

    “Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic […]

  • READY PLAYER ONE

    Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

    “Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic […]

  • Hans Zimmer90th Annual Academy Awards, Roaming

    Hans Zimmer to Receive Steiner Award at Hollywood in Vienna Gala

    “Donkey Punch,” a short produced by Emmy winning director, Anthony Russo, and directed by Kenneth Hughes, is set to bow at the 5th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Aug. 9 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. Penned by FX’s “The Shield” scribe, John Hlavin, and starring Jay Karnes — another “Shield” alum — pic […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content