News and Press

As of December 2013, Adonis has been distributed by Network Ireland Television.  So far, they have licensed Adonis to HBO Eastern Europe, Pacific Voice in Japan, and Spiritual Cinema Circle.Network Ireland Television

Adonis will screen as part of the Asheville Cinema Festival taking place November 7-9.Asheville

The 5th Annual Prescott Film Festival has accepted Adonis!  The festival takes place July 23-27.Adonis Prescott

Adonis won the Audience Award at the 1st Annual Brevard Short Film Festival!Winner Brevard Adonis
 Adonis takes a trip up north to Canada on May 7 and 9 to screen at the Reel Shorts Film Festival in Grande Prairie, Alberta Canada.  It plays in a block appropriately titled “Looking for Love.”

Adonis Reel Shorts

New York City’s Visionfest will be screening Adonis as part of their opening night selection on May 14.  Adonis VisionFest

Catch Adonis at the Fresno Film Festival on April 27.Adonis in Fresno

Adonis will be playing at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 25! Newport Beach Adonis

The Cleveland International Film Festival will be screening Adonis on March 28 and 29.Adonis in Cleveland

It is honor to receive the Director’s Choice Award for BEST SHORT FILM at the Sedona International Film Festival!Sedona Award Adonis

The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival has accepted Adonis!  The festival takes place March 5-9.

SLO Adonis

The 20th Annual Sedona International Film Festival will be showing Adonis! Look for Adonis February 22 -March 2.

Sedona Adonis 

Adonis has been accepted by the Pasadena International Film Festival!  Adonis wills screen on Valentine’s Day…the perfect time to see Adonis! 4:55 at the Laemmle Playhouse 7.Adonis in Pasadena

Click here to see the Hanford Sentinel Article about David’s upcoming Film Showcase featuring Adonis at the Hanford Fox Theater.


“It’s like a cartoon dream world.”    FILM THREAT reviews Adonis.


Adonis won the Audience Choice for Best Narrative Short Film at the Gig Harbor Film Festival!  Thank you Gig Harbor!

Adonis in Gig Harbor

The festival circuit for next year is starting to line up.  Adonis will make its Canadian premiere at the Reel Shorts Film Festival in Grande Prairie, Alberta in May 2013.

Canadian Dog

The star of Adonis, Jimmy, has won the Maverick Movie Awards Best Performance in a Short Film!  We always knew he was fantastic but this award validates it.  Congratulations to Jimmy and trainer Debbie Pearl!

Adonis Maverick

The Big Bear Lake International Film Festival has awarded the Audience Award for Best Animation to Adonis!  Thank you Big Bear!

Adonis wins Big Bear

Adonis wins BEST ANIMATION at the Offshoot Film Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas!  Wonderful surprise!

Adonis Offshoot

Adonis was part of the very unique Coney Island Film Festival on September 21.

Coney Island Dog

Adonis screened at the Guam International Film Festival on September 25.

Adonis Guam

See David’s Adonis introduction for the Guam Film Festival:[youtube][/youtube]

The new Portland Film Festival has selected Adonis to be part of its inaugural event!  Festival takes place August 27-September 2.  

David’s hometown newspaper covered the Portland trip and wrote an update on Adonis here:  Local Filmmaker hopes ‘Adonis’ takes him to the next level

Adonis unleashed in Portland

Check out director David Dibble’s interview on the “Talk to Me” internet TV show with Ernestine Hill.  The show features talent from the California Central Valley.[youtube][/youtube]

Adonis will be screening at the Breckenridge Festival of Film!  Showtime is on Saturday, September 21 at 6 PM.

Adonis in Breckenridge


ADONIS WINS at Cannes!

Adonis took the Best Emerging Short Award at the American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes!  Adonis played with a lineup of great films.


Read the Hanford Sentinel (David’s hometown newspaper) coverage here.


Adonis wins at Cannes

Director David Dibble with Monika Skerbelis (director of the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase), leading lady Velinda Godfrey, and co-producer Erik Wong at the Pavilion after the awards ceremony.


For those in Europe, David Dibble, along with producer Erik Wong and co-star Velinda Godfrey, will be screening Adonis at the

American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase

at the Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2013 and will be participating in the Short Film Corner


Showcase Laurels

Corner Logo


The Riverside International Film Festival presented two awards for Adonis:

Jury Award Best Short Film and Audience Favorite Comedy Short FilmAwards at Riverside


David’s hometown newspaper, The Hanford Sentinel, wrote a great article about Adonis’ trip to Cannes.  Check it out here.

The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes will be screening Adonis in May!  Adonis will also be part of the Cannes Short Film Corner.

Adonis will be part of the Cannes Film Festival!

Adonis will be part of the Cannes Film Festival!


Adonis has been accepted to the Riverside International Film Festival.  This will be the first screening in Southern California.  The Festival runs April 17-21, 2013.

Adonis takes over Riverside

First screening in Southern California!


Adonis will be screening at the Athens International Film + Video Festival.  The Academy-qualifying festival takes place April 12-18, 2013

Adonis accepted to Athens

Adonis will be unleashed in Athens, Ohio.


Adonis has been accepted to the 2013 Big Bear Lake International Film Festival.  

Festival Dates: September 20-22

Big Bear selects Adonis

Adonis will screen in Big Bear Lake.