Gilda, an obsessive-compulsive hairdresser, loves rules. In fact, the only thing she loves more than rules is the satisfaction she feels when following them. But, in the course of one magical, rule-breaking day with a mysterious stranger, her unrealized life begins to fall into place and she discovers that sometimes you need to break the rules in order to let your heart dream.

- NEWS -

** We're excited to announce, another script we wrote THE REVENGE is a 2012 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship Semi-Finalist. **

Use As Directed is now playing on Shorts TV in UK, France, Germany, Turkey, and the US. We hope you check it out and enjoy watching this award winning film.

* UPCOMING SCREENINGS *

Use As Directed will screen at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (www.slofilmfest.org/2010/index.shtml) March 9-13. We screen on Saturday, March 12th, at 1:30PM at the Downtown Cinemas. We hope to see you there for some great films and great wine.

Use As Directed will screen at the Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival. (http://www.lawomensfest.com/). We screen Tuesday, March 29th, 6:30 PM at the Sunset Laemmle in Hollywood.

* DISTRIBUTION *

Use As Directed is being distributed worldwide by SHORTS INTERNATIONAL. In addition to being distributed via television and cable outlets throughout the world UAD will be available for download on iTunes in 2010. We are looking forward to being included on iTunes with celebrated films from Pixar and Academy Award nominees and honorees.
(As soon as we have a link to the film on the iTunes site we'll add it here.)

* PREVIOUS SCREENINGS & AWARDS *

Use As Directed will screen at the LA Femme Film Festival(LAFemme.org) Oct 15-18 2009. Screening Sunday, Oct 18th, 2pm at Renberg Theatre, 1125 N McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA. See you there!

Use As Directed has WON the AUDIENCE AWARD in the Rome Int'l Film Festival - http://www.riff.tv/2007/films/winners08.html.

Use As Directed has been accepted into the Dances With Films Film Festival in Santa Monica, CA. Screening date and time tba.

Use As Directed has been accepted into the Rome Int'l Film Festival. Screening date and time tba.

Use As Directed has been nominated for BEST SHORT FILM, in the Avant-Garde category at the England Int'l Film Festival.

Use As Directed has been nominated for BEST SHORT FILM at the Method Fest Film Festival.