Program 2


United Kingdom / Comedy / 12 mins

Director: Tom Haines

Writer: Tom Haines

Producer: Natalia Guarín

Cast: Barry Ward, Anoushka Lucas

Barry Ward and Anoushka Lucas star in this dramedy about a small time music manager, Ray, about to make it big with singer-songwriter Cas as she prepares to play her break-out gig. But Cas has other ideas. Backstage, with dreams of fame and fortune flowing like cheap champagne, we witness the festivities and the fireworks as their relationship is tested, and Ray does everything he can to hold on to his one shot.


United States / Comedy / 15 mins

Director: Tracie Laymon

Writers: Tracie Laymon

Producer: Tracie Laymon, Alex Lake

Cast: Alyssa Suede, Joseph D. Reitman

A woman with a lot of baggage falls in love with a man haunted by his past. Literally.


United States / Comedy / 13 mins

Director: Logan Fields 

Writer: Logan Fields

Producer: Chris Beyrooty

Cast: Clare McNulty, Nick Rutherford

Two pathological liars in love.

Karate Belt

United States / Comedy / 12 mins

Director: Stephen Huff

Writer: Stephen Huff

Producer: Sarah Huff

Cast: Dymyll Jones

An eccentric man finds a discarded karate belt, and when he dons it, becomes the neighborhood vigilante superhero in his own mind. However, his attempts to do good lead him to find out he is not as tough as he thinks he is.


Canada  / Comedy / 13 mins

Director: Jess Joy

Writer: Jess Joy

Producer: Jess Joy

Cast: Pascale Behrman,Joel Fishbane

Reclusive Marla Strange longs for a friend, but her infamous father has other ideas.


Australia / Comedy / 11 mins

Director: Ted Deacey

Producer: Sophie Booth, Lauren Nichols

Cast: Francis Greenslade

A mild-mannered man crashes a child's birthday party where he discovers one last source of joy in his simple existence... the act of destroying piñatas.