Dennis Cahlo has been making films since 2015 beginning with his short film “The Weekend” which garnered 30 festival awards and 40 official selections. Since then he has formed Cary Allen Productions under which he made “Death (And Disco Fries)” (2018) a short romantic comedy about death and regret, “Lonely Hearts” (2019) a short horror comedy and an ode to the Giallo genre, and his first full length feature “In Flowers Through Space” a music documentary about the making of an album based on the fibonacci sequence by E Scott Lindner. Both “Lonely Hearts” and “In Flowers Through Space” have received awards and are just starting their festival run for 2020 with “In Flowers” having recently received the Gold Award from Spotlight Documentary Film Festival and a world premiere from The Oxford Film Festival in Mississippi.
Best Director
Death (And Disco Fries)
Comicpalooza Film Festival
Houston, Texas
2018
Best Director Short Film
The Weekend
Brightside Tavern Short Film Festival
Jersey City, NJ
2017
Best First Time Director
The Weekend
Honolulu Film Awards
Oahu, Hawaii
2017
Best Director Long Short
The Weekend
Hang On To Your Shorts
Asbury Park, NJ
2017
Best Film
The Weekend
Largo Film Awards
2016
Best Director Of A Short Film June 2016
The Weekend
Direct Online Monthly Film Festival
Online Only
2016
Best Actress In A Short Film
The Weekend
Chain NYC Film Festival
New York
2016
Best Actress In A Short Film
The Weekend
New York City International Film Festival
New York, NY
2016
Spotlight Gold Award
In Flowers Through Space
Spotlight Documentary Film Awards
Atlanta, GA
Best Comedy Film
Lonely Hearts
New York Cinematography Awards
New York, NY
Best Lighting Design
Lonely Hearts
New York Cinematography Awards
New York, NY
Semi-Finalist
The Weekend
Winchester Short Film Festival
Semi-Finalist
The Weekend
Hollywood Screenings Film Festival
Semi Finalist
The Weekend
New York State International Film Festival
Best Hope Film
The Weekend
Reel Recovery Film Festival
New Jersey
Best Actress
The Weekend
Top Shorts
Camera D'Or Honorable Mention
The Weekend
Phenicien International Film Festival
Paris, France
Award Of Recognition
The Weekend
HIMPFF
Hollywood
Award Of Excellence Best Short Film, Award Of Excellence Best Director
The Weekend
Hollywood Film Competition
Hollywood
Special Mention Award
The Weekend
Global Shorts
Award Of Merit
The Weekend
INYFF
Award Of Excellence
The Weekend
Canada Shorts
Best Director Platinum Award
The Weekend
NYC Indie Film Awards
New York
Honorable Mention First Time Director
The Weekend
Festigious Film Festival
Merit Award
The Weekend
International New York Film Festival
New York
Best Drama Short
The Weekend
IMFF
Best Actor
The Weekend
Grove Film Festival
Jersey City
Best Actress
The Weekend
Auckland International Film Festival
Auckland
Best Drama Film
The Weekend
Atlas & Aeris
Boston, MA
Best International Short Film
The Weekend
Roma Cinedoc
Rome
Award Of Excellence Film Short
The Weekend
The Accolade Global Film Competition
La Jolla, CA
Award Of Excellence
The Weekend
Best Shorts Competition
La Jolla, CA
Award Of Recognition
The Weekend
Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Hollywood, CA
Best Director
The Weekend
Ouchy Film Awards
Lausanne
First Time Filmmaker
The Weekend
LAIFF
Los Angeles
Birth Date
April 7, 1977
Birth City
New York
Current City
Brooklyn
Hometown
Staten Island
Height
5'10"
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Italian American
Eye Color
Hazel
Zodiac Sign
Aries
Married To
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