Announcing the ‘Hashtag’ Summer Tour!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Runic Films and Little Empire Productions are incredibly honored to announce that Hashtag, our prescient science fiction short film, will go on tour this summer! With an excellent reception at the fantastic SCI-FI-LONDON in last week, we are embarking on a film festival tour now spanning 3-continents. Stay tuned as we update the following as more acceptances come in. We hope to see you out there!


Comic-Con Intl. Independent Film Festival San Diego SAT JULY 20
LA Shorts Film Festival Los Angeles SUN JULY 21
Gen Con Film Festival Indianapolis SAT AUG 3
HollyShorts Film Festival Los Angeles SUN AUG 11
New Renaissance Film Festival London, UK THU 22 AUG
Dragon Con Independent Short Film Festival Atlanta SUN SEPT 2
SciFi Film Festival Sydney, AUS SAT 7 SEPT
FilmQuest Festival Provo, UT FRI SEPT 13
Kapow Intergalactic Film Festival Los Angeles SAT SEPT 14



Hashtag is a thought-provoking short science fiction drama that examines a looming future where social media dominates our lives and “X” (Gigi Edgley), the top online celebrity, finds the true cost of her popularity. The short film also stars Erryn Arkin, Juliet Landau as the voice of “Te’a”, and Simone Alex.


X lives the dream; she’s connected, adored, and instantly validated by her hundreds of millions of followers. The ultimate influencer, celebrities like her are all we watch, all we listen to, all we care about. Yet one thoughtless remark reveals how fragile the tower of public adoration really is.


A co-production of Runic Films and Little Empire Productions, Hashtag is an ambitious vision of our possible future in the tradition of classic science fiction storytelling. For more about the project, please visit



Runic Films is a Los Angeles-based film production and entertainment company developing original properties for film and television. Runic was founded in 2001 to return visual storytelling to its roots and uphold the traditions of myth and legend. Today, Runic Films harnesses cutting-edge technology and visual effects to create amazing worlds for dramatic tales grounded in humanity.


Little Empire Productions is the creative partnership of Gigi and Jake Edgley to create and promote music, comic books, and films that enlighten, intrigue, and rock your world. Spanning the Pacific between Australia and Los Angeles, Calif., Little Empire Productions mission is to create great art straight from the heart and soul.


For media inquiries, please contact:
Jyotika Virmani
Runic Films
Ph: 747-245-5559



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