Not with a Bang
Written & Directed by Joel Ness
Produced by Allie Romano
Director of Photography Stephen Ling
Fourteen years after a nuclear apocalypse wipes out all semblance of what was once society, two companions wander through the wasteland.
Danny in 16 Hours
Written & Directed by Adam Docksey
Produced by Maggie Smith & Robbie Stern
Director of Photography Hillary Bachelder
Danny, a young college student, is not like other people — he has recurring hallucinations.
Written & Directed by Hillary Bachelder
Produced by Tim Reilly & Robbie Stern
When a depressed middle-aged woman witnesses the tragic death of a younger woman in a car accident, she begins to confront her own mortality and unhappiness.
Written and Directed by Eric Choi
Produced by Joey Capuana and Amy Reed
Director of Photography Harrison Atkins
Set loose after five years of captivity, Irene is left psychologically traumatized and unable to remove the blindfold that was forced upon her by her kidnapper.
Written & Directed by Patrick Metcalf
Director of Photography Declan Fox
When the girl of his dreams is hired at the movie theatre he works at, theatre employee Joe resolves to overcome his awkwardness and ask her on a date by the end of the day.
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Written & Directed by Nic Park
Produced by Max Kelley
Director of Photography Rebecca Montag
Roberto, a charming astronaut, returns to earth to find that he has aged one year while thirty-five earth years have passed since his departure.
Faces of E.V.I.L.
Written & Directed by Max Baird
Produced by Cansu Coban & Bryana Schoen
Director of Photography Ed Paget
When their mysterious boss comes to check in on their quiet vault, two anonymous evil henchmen find out just what it’s like to be truly disposable.
THE SPECIAL PROJECTS GRANT
Written by Ryan Naylor
Directed by Ryan Naylor & Neil Lokken
Produced by Robbie Stern
When a single dad is promoted and moves to New York, his usual routine is threatened by ghosts, monsters, meteors, and natural disasters — in short, the New York City of the movies.
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How to Win the Game of Life
THE NEW STUDENT GRANT
Written & Directed by Laura McGehee
Produced by Alberto De Leon
Director of Photography Peter Yoo
Two best friends play a round of the board game Life, and in the process they envision their futures, reevaluating their choices and priorities.
Jonah and the Crab
Written & Directed by Laurel Cohen
Produced by Rashaad Spence
Director of Photography Mikhail Tsirstan
A young boy finds a hermit crab on the beach. A loving friendship ensues.