Written/Directed by Nida Manzoor; Produced by Nell Green
Cleo is just your average, unusually named, schoolgirl, who regains consciousness to find herself lying flat on the ground with no memory of who she is. She quickly knows she’s in trouble when she is confronted by Daisy, the school bully, who makes mysterious demands and issues a cryptic ultimatum.
What follows is a schoolgirl-James-Bond-style race against time, in which our heroine ascends the school building floor by floor, defeating foes, on her way to discovering who she is and what she must do.
Directed & Written by Oriol Cardus; Producered by Gerard Casas
Julian, a hired killer with many jobs behind him, is forced, due to an unexpected request, to rethink his life and the value it gives to the lives of others.
Written/Directed/Producered by Tim Baldwin
While deciding on whether they should retire or keep fighting, four B-Level superheroes get attacked by their arch enemy.
Written By Samantha Collins & Sam Southward; Directed By Sam Southward; Produced By Michelangelo Fano
For Rene Fustercluck, life was bad, the Apocalypse was awful and then Gordon arrived. ‘After the End’ explores the possibility that the only thing worse than being the last man on earth, is being the second to last man on earth.
Written/Directed by Elizabeth Fletcher; Produced by Jessica Swalchick
An ambitious fledgling reporter dons traditional garb and ventures deep into Amish country to scoop their outlandish secret, only to find herself even more alienated. Her undercover mission reveals laser blasters and suspicious silos, but after befriending an Amish boy, it’s her own humanity she must examine.
Written by Al Hess; Directed by Ricky Hess; Produced by Debbie Hess
Two cute alien chicks come to planet Earth in search of new boyfriends when all the boys on their home planet Moe are wiped out by testosterone fever. They crash land their space buggy at a seedy Motor Court Motel where they are immediately smitten by local resident Roger in the process of being thrown out by his girlfriend, Cindy. With new attention and interest in her boyfriend, Cindy decides she wants Roger back and plots a plan to derail the aliens affection.
Written/Directed by Mark Towers; Produced by Michael Spry & Mark Towers
After applying an ingenious method to create artificial intelligence on his home computer, a reclusive programmer (Billy Boyd) is contacted one rainy evening by a suspicious dealer looking to buy the technology. However, as the call progresses it becomes clear that neither man is who or what they claim to be.
Noir meets sci-fi like in what The Telegraph’s Tim Robey calls “Clever and slick. Like a Voight-Kampff test turned on its head” and Starburst Magazine, “One of the best sci-fi shorts of recent years”.
Written by Peter Moller & Jared Hirsch; Directed by Jared Hirsch; Produced by Jon Gewirtzman
A tragically awful magician who is willing to do anything for greatness.
Written/Directed by Talisa Oberoi; Produced by Nicole Behrens
Anita wants to do something fun on her 25th birthday: she wants to smoke her first joint. Her sister Joanna doesn’t take her seriously until Anita involves her nephew Simon, but it rapidly gets complicated. Hey, there’s got to be a way for an upstanding school teacher to score some weed.
Written/Directed by Orok ‘metalduke’ Duke; Produced by Marta Henriquez
A secret society with a keen interest in the occult gathers for one of its regular ceremonies. Its members are tricked into performing a forbidden ritual and unleash a dangerous spirit in the house. Each member struggles to survive the night, and unravel the traitor amongst them
Written/Directed by Chris McInroy; Produced by Ben Steinbauer, Veronica Leon
In this practical-effects driven splatter comedy one bad guy discovers that moving up in a crime ring has its downsides. Just as his new career starts, it might already be coming to an end. He’ll either have to set an example or become one.
Written by T.J. Garland, Keith brooks, Brad stephens; Directed by T.J. Garland,Dave dipietro; Produced by T.J. Garland, Keith brooks
A psychopathic killer by the name of Victor Zsasz terrorizes a family. As the maniac toys with the little girls, a dark avenger from the shadows stops him before he can finish the job. Strongly influenced and based on a scene in the Batman: Cacophony series written by Kevin Smith.
Written by Ben Leonberg, Alex Cannon, Scott Riehs, Directed by Ben Leonberg, Produced by Scott Riehs
Bobby, a middle-aged man living on a lonely farm, looks after his young sheltered nephew for the weekend. While on their way to visit Bobby’s ailing mother in the nearby nursing home, the two encounter a bear… holding a torch. Bears have discovered fire–causing a remarkable series of events for Bobby’s family in this strange tale set in Small Town America. Bears Discover Fire
is based on the short story of the same name by Terry Bisson.
Written/Directed by Jeff Meyers; Produced by Keith Jefferies, Jonathan West, Arden Morris
Devastated by the death of her husband, a young woman finds solace in technological magic when she is given a secret machine that can bring him back to life for short periods of time. The sacrifices this device requires are severe. The durations of his return are short. And they’re growing shorter.
Written/Directed by Joe Buscemi; Produced by Joe Buscemi, Dominic Buscemi
In a comic book world of crime and betrayal, an ambitious gangster angles to take the top job from the greatest mobster alive: his own father.
Written by Brandon Delaney; Directed/Produced by Taylor Giddens
Clark and his Girlfriend, Lois, sit down for a quick breakfast. As he makes casual conversion Lois braces for an awkward “talk.” As she breaks the news to Clark that things are not what they once were, he assumes the cause can only be…Bruce. It’s always about Bruce.
Written by Justin Trefgarne & Edward Tracy; Directed by Edward Tracy; Produced by Preethi Mavahalli
In a futuristic version of 1940s London, an injured man turns out to have had a love implant put inside him without his knowing, in order to make him fall him love with a spy. The spy has by now fallen in love for real with the man, and she must decide whether to reveal all and betray her mission, hoping he might still love her.
Written/Directed/Produced by Neal Hallford & Jana Hallford
When a down-on-his-luck blues musicians travels to the country
to buy a guitar he suspects was stolen from him many years earlier, he
finds that its hoodoo-practicing owner is reluctant to hand over the
instrument, and she’s got something more on her agenda than a simple sale.
Written by John Ludwick & Toby Cochran; Directed/Produced by John Ludwick
Claire is a shopping, texting, phone-using fiend–just like her Mom. They are the best of friends and Claire can buy anything she wants! But when Claire wants piano lessons, that is the one thing Mom does not support. Their relationship endures its first lie as Claire pursues music lessons and a regional piano recital behind her Mom’s back. And Claire’s first teacher is the most skilled liar on the planet.
Written/Directed/Produced by Pete Scalzitti
While violent cannibalistic cartoon monster aliens attack the city, a young couple must escape what should have been the safest place–their own apartment. It’s 2-D cartoon mayhem over live action footage.