Cast: Matt Curiano, Hayden Stearns, Kea Trevett, Joy Del Valle
It's another New Year's Eve, and Patrick's 'woke' roommate, Corey, has dragged him out to party. When Patrick comes face to face with his high school crush will be be able to overcome his social anxiety? Or is he doomed to spend another year stuck in the past?
You Can't Always...
USA / Drama / 9mins
Director/Writer: Anthony Bertram
Producer: Tiffany Boorn
Cast: Ralph Hirtler, Rachel Errington, Tod Engle, Meredyth Kenney, Gary Hilborn, Charles Black, Rose Lamoureux, Jim DiMunno
FULL TITLE:You Can't Always Get What You Want
A Marine father tries to reconcile with his estranged daughter before it’s too late.
USA / Drama / 9mins
Director/Writer: Johnny Coughlin
Producer: Johnny Coughlin
Cast: Jacob Lovett
A dark glimpse into the moment that an outsider is forced into the unforgiving world of social media prank videos.
USA / Comedy / 15mins
Director: Gracie Giffune
Producer: Celeste Erlander
Writer: Krista Ray
Cast: Leanne Velednitsky
Shay is in a bit of a pickle. She’s almost 9 months pregnant, doesn’t know who the dad is, has super powers that are getting stronger by the second, and her mom is yelling at her. It’s a lot for a 17 year old to take on, but Shay knows she has everything under control. Well, as under control as things can be after she’s shattered a table and run away from home.
USA / Experimental / 4mins
Director/Writer: Breton Tyner-Bryan
Producer: Breton Tyner-Bryan
Cast: Breton Tyner-Bryan, Michael Blake, Pauline Garris Brown, James Jude Johnson , Emily Ulrich
A fashion film/music video exploring the amnesia inspired journey of a group of chosen family time travelers that descend into present day New York City. As travelers they search for meaning, basic necessities, human connection, and joy on their journey. This film explores the non linear concept of time, and the human desire to be in various realities, past, present, and future, as a survival construct of the human condition.
USA / Comedy / 5mins
Director/Writer: Jim Harkins
Producer: Jim Harkins
Cast: Patrick Shane, Samantha Rivers Cole
A group of over-the-top horror addicts attends a therapy session to try to chase away their demons.
USA / Comedy / 7mins
Director: Anthony Patellis
Producer: Brittany Portman
Writer: Brittany Portman
Cast: Chelsea Stavis, Kyle Hughes
Clarissa, a college freshman, takes her best friend Leah to her first frat party. Clarissa, who is sexually active, hooks up with a fraternity brother Jason. Meanwhile, Leah who is socially awkward meets a fraternity brother named Greg. Trouble arises when Jason's girlfriend unwittingly interrupts Clarissa and Jason's make out affair. Greg tries to seduce Leah, but instead Leah feels extremely uncomfortable further enforcing her opinion that all guys are ill intended.
USA / Animation / 6mins
Director/Writer: Elizabeth Hobbs
Producer: Elizabeth Hobbs
Following the end of a fiery and passionate love affair with Alma Mahler, Austrian Expressionist artist Oskar Kokoschka enlists to fight in the First World War. During battle he suffers serious wounds, and as the medics rush the injured Kokoschka through the forests of the Russian front, he is overtaken by a fever of fleeting memories and visions. Playful, imaginative and audacious, I’m OK explores the visible and invisible wounds of heartbreak and trauma.