Digital Program 17
Sucks To Be The Moon
United States / Animation / 11 mins
Director: Tyler March, Eric Paperth
Writer: Tyler March, Eric Paperth, Rob Tanchum
Producer: Tyler March, Eric Paperth
Cast: Jack Quaid, Stephanie Hsu, Rob Tanchum
Jealous of the Sun’s stardom, the Moon journeys into space, searching for a planet that actually cares about him. Will he find his place in the universe, or is he destined to be a lonely loser forever?
United Kingdom / Comedy / 13 mins
Director/Writer: Lukas Steinmaier
Producer: Stacey Vlasyuk
Cast: Caitlin Florence-Rose, Antony Knight, Rebecca Alexander
The Wheldon family sure loves to celebrate their holy Sunday. As for the family tradition, the parents Frank and Molly are preparing a splendid roast chicken. But their daughter Laura knows all too well that this is just their way of settling their differences. As the food is served and the alcohol flows, the seemingly civilised lunch quickly descends into a downright war.
Canada / Drama / 11 mins
Director: Duane Crichton
Writer: Kimberley Gillis
Producer: Richard Cureton, Luc Frappier, Duane Crichton
Cast: Talia Jodouin, Jamaica Fraser, Tiffany Babiak
A teenage girl sinks under the weight of her grief at the loss of her best friend. Coupled with her own self-doubt Kai makes decisions that could derail her one and only shot out of her dead-end town; a swimming scholarship.
United States / Drama / 24 mins
Director/Writer: Mario Theodosio Gallegos
Producer: Mario Theodosio Gallegos,
Vera Amaya, Andrés Vázquez
Cast: Juliet Lopez, Bernardo Saracino, Janelle Gallegos
Presented with an opportunity to escape her stagnant
New Mexico town, a young genizaro girl must decide if she wants to break away from her tight knit family or stay and continue struggling to keep her family afloat as her mother sinks deeper into the grips of heroin addiction.