Film Descriptions

ANNIE'S FIRST DAY
Directed by Jaymes Lucas. Web series. 2 minutes. It's Annie's first day of teaching. What could go wrong? No really, what? She's worried... then her slacker boyfriend steps in.  IMDB

LIFE OF THE FADING GLOW
Directed by Guy (Zhuoqin) Yang. 6 minutes. Documentary.  A young artist carries the mission to maintain the dying neon art while facing the pressures from unstable income and the public’s misunderstanding to neon art.
AUTUMN GHOST
Directed by Jing Ning. 5 minutes. Thriller. A desperate banker strikes a deal with a vengeful ghost to get fast money only to realize the bargain he makes gets him into even more trouble than before. IMDB
REFLECTIONS OF EVIL
Directed by Steven Helgoth. 3 minutes. Horror.  A game played by serial killers with only one winner.
GOOD INTENTIONS
Directed by Jerry Ma.  13 minutes. Comedy. The manager of a restaurant proposes a vote to decide whether waiters should share their tips with the rest of the staff.  Website
DEAL WITH IT
Directed by Tian Tang.  11 minutes. Drama. The amateur thief, the treasure miner, and the junkyard owner entangle in a van deal gone bad.  Website
THE PIRATE CRUNCHER
Directed by Paul Conner. 10 Minutes. Animation. One night in Port Royal a band of pirates meets an old fiddler with a map leading to treasure. As they set out across the sea they learn that the treasure is guarded by a monster called the Pirate Cruncher and that not everything is what it seems. Website
THE DRIVE
Directed by Corinne Kassor.  8 minutes. Family drama. A daughter struggles with role reversals as she drives her aging parents to their new assisted living home.  Website
GHOSTS OF NEW YORK
Directed by Brad Robinson.  7 minutes. Drama. A short film about being able to let go of your past and embrace what the future might hold.  Website
SEQUOIA
Directed by Dorian Cleavenger.  14 minutes. Thriller.  Sequoia, a girl of Native American decent, battles an evil spirit linked to both her sickness and her heritage. Alongside an unexpected visitor, Zeke, they fight the evil looming around the artifacts she keeps safe at home.  IMDB
LEMONADE
Directed by Troy Price.  15 minutes.  When life hands you lemonade... IMDB
RED
Directed by Erik Klein.  8 minutes.  Action.  A local vigilante, Red, is on the hunt to stop the town drug dealer, Viki Cilaniinutes.
THE CIRCLE
Directed by Sheldon Schwartz.  8 minutes. Drama.  A street artist reunites with his young son in Depression-era America after the sudden death of the boy's mother; what follows is a night they will never forget. Website
A SOLDIER'S REST
Directed by Shane Willis.  14 minutes. Drama.  Some soldiers return from battle. Others never return. Even more return physically, but never really return. Follow the story of a soldier who battles all three. 'All for the greater good' Kevin.  Website
KHALID
Directed by Candice Lapin.  12 minutes. Thriller.  A young Arab teenager in Los Angeles comes under fire after his girlfriend and friends suspect that he may be a terrorist.  Website
ISABELLA
Directed by Qihong Wei.  13 minutes.  Thriller.  An AI expert is assigned to test a problematic maid droid that starts singing spontaneously, and in the end, digs out an astounding secret.
CUDDLEFISH
Directed by Brianna Jaeger.  7 minutes.  Animation.  The story of Viktor, a daring Viking on the adventure of a lifetime. His travels come to a grinding halt when he meets the adorable love-sick kraken, Kaimana, who falls in love with the anchor on Viktor's mighty ship. The two face off in an epic conflict of wit which teaches both of them that love is blind as far as the eye can 'sea'.  IMDB
DREAMWEAVER
Directed by Katherine Ryschkewitsch.  7 minutes.  Animation.  Namid is a young Native American Chippewa girl who suffers from Nightmares at night. With the help of a spider woman named Asibikaashi she hopes to finally overcome her fears. Website
CYCLONE:  50 YEARS OF HISTORY ON WHEELS
Directed by Frank Posillico.  She’s turning 90, but the Cyclone roller coaster in Coney Island doesn’t look a day over 25.
TO HELP US
Directed by Paula Durette.  2 minutes.  Animation.  A short animation about the effects of corporate decisions on the common worker.
WHAT'S OUT THERE
Directed by Kirill Yusim.  2 minutes.  A PSA/commercial.  A Public Service Announcement video about the NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.  Website
MOONLANDERS
Directed by Wendy Rubinyi.  2 minutes. You tube/web series.  Moonlanders is a comedy series that features issues that are epidemic and awkward for Generation Xer's.
FOR LUCK
Directed by TL Westgate.   7 minutes. Comedy. The wrong guy goes into the wrong place at the wrong time. What could possibly go right?  Website
WANTED: DEAD OR ABDUCTED
Directed by Ramiro Hernandez.  8 minutes.  Comedy.  After robbing a small bank in Dodge, two cowboy bandits lose a posse and encounter very weird events in their new hideout. Website
SHOTGUN
Directed by Ramiro Hernandez.  Timmy gets in over his head when he's forced to marry Jethro's daughter in the swamps. Website
THE STAKEOUT
Directed by Alex Troiano.  6 minutes.  Mystery.  Three girls try to catch a cheating boyfriend.
THE ONLY THING CERTAIN
Directed by Shea Allen Borengasser.  7 minutes. Drama. explores the haunting realities that govern relationships both past and present. A strikingly familiar journey into what trouble comes knocking when we think we still have time.  Website
URGENT CARE
Directed by Marcus Armstrong.  14 minutes.  Thriller.  A nurse at an urgent care clinic sees her first patient of the day. When that patient reveals the nature and extent of his injuries, things spiral out of control.