A Cup of Tea

Written/Produced by Kevin Walsh; Directed by Barrett Amato

When a beautiful young woman sits down at a quaint outdoor café, she has no idea that the jerk who shares her table is no garden variety creep, but a psychopath with a disturbing agenda that gives new meaning to the term ‘hitting on’ her. It’s the age old story of boy meets girl, boy tries to murder girl, boy and girl engage in a surreal courtship dance with the help of a muffin, some honey, and a cup of tea.

11 min

Dead Union

Written by Drew Nielsen, Justin Leggereit, Jacinta Goyne, & Joe Lewis; Directed by Drew Nielsen; Produced by Indianna Wren

In 1769, on a voyage to map uncharted land, five British sailors survive a shipwreck and find themselves washed ashore on a seemingly uninhabited island. Lead by Captain Charles E. Cromwell, the survivors venture into the jungle in search of food, shelter, and possible rescue. However, things take a turn for the worse when one of the crew encounters a strange young girl whose bite turns him into a member of the walking dead. Captain Cromwell and his men must fight to survive, and face the dangerous threat from within.

6 min

Deadbeat

Written by Brenda Lee Lau & Tad Summers; Directed by Brenda Lee Lau; Produced by Michelle Summers & Adam Davis

K.D. is a single Mom who uses the Internet to track down her runaway 15- yr-old daughter, Cricket. K.D.’s worst nightmare is realized when she finds Cricket is with her deadbeat father, a member of the Chinese Mafia, the Triad.
Deadbeat is a rich multi-cultural story that embraces the American and Chinese cultures and their blending in the character of Cricket, a Happa, half Caucasian/Asian. Francois Chau of Lost and Kim Rhodes of the Suite Life of Zak and Cody star in this suspense thriller.

17 min

Djinn

Written/Directed/Produced by Matt Dallmann

A Woman sits in a fetal position on a leather chair. She blankly stares into the distance as she flicks open her silver Zippo lighter… “They think it’s the terrorists.” She flashes back to a memory of an exploding building. A Middle Eastern man tortures her against a pole. Again in leather chair, “But it wasn’t… it was me.”

5 min

Early Birds

Written/Directed/Produced by Paul Cheung

Do you remember when you were a kid, staring out of a rain-soaked window as the car sped down the highway, trying to imagine something beyond the dreary tarmac? Giants, planes, ninjas, dinosaurs, angels, meteors. Or something more; something with wings as wide as the sky…

2 min

Earthship

Written/Directed/Produced by David Wilson

The Whitmore family escaped the collapse of civilization 20 years ago by moving into the middle of nowhere to live in a fully sustainable house they call Earthship. Now an adult, the youngest son wants to see what has become of the world, but the world is coming to them.

18 min

Easier Ways To Make A Living

Written by David Lobatto; Directed by Adam Randall; Produced by Adam Randall, David Labatto, & Tamazin Simmonds

A billionaire heiress is brutally abducted and held for an impossible ransom. The police investigation at a dead end, it falls to Hennessey, a troubled private detective with a pathological disregard for his own safety, to find her. But, savagely attacked in his own office, Hennessey finds himself lying battered, bruised, and watched over by his sinister assailant. How will he be able to save both the kidnap victim and himself by the midnight deadline?

27 min

Enter The Dark

Written/Directed/Produced by Todd Miro

Charles has a problem. There’s something in his house scaring his family and it just won’t leave them alone. They’ve all heard voices, seen dark shapes moving in the shadows, felt that uneasy sensation of being watched. Charles enlists the help of his long-time buddy, Rob, to delve into the mystery of this unwanted guest and hopefully send it on its way. If they can somehow figure out what the entity is and what it wants, maybe they can all finally have some peace.

18 min

Followed

Written by Mark Stokes, Maureen Cooke & Will McIntosh; Directed/Produced by James Kicklighter

From Hugo-award winning writer Will McIntosh, Followed is a socially conscious monster movie in which zombies symbolize society’s disadvantaged and oppressed.

20 min

The Furred Man

Written/Directed by Paul Williams; Produced by Paul Terry

A bruised and battered Max sits in an interrogation room dressed in a ghoulish costume caked in dried blood. With his alibi littered with two corpses, blood-curdling screams and a tale of “the beast”, this furry man swears he can explain…

15 min

Furry Chuck

Written/Directed by Jacob Jester; Produced by Emily Peck

Chuck Bunbury is a pretty regular guy: suffers from anxiety, not too crazy about his job, dresses like an anthropomorphic chipmunk in his spare time…

Yes, Chuck is a Furry, and this year he and his buddy Thumper are entering his character—Durango Pennyfarthing, steampunk chipmunk—into Gryphon*Con’s costume contest. His main problem: an antagonistic dork named Loki, competitor in the competition and dead-set on defaulting the contest’s entry policy to ‘No Furries Allowed.’

With Loki, a moody celebrity guest star, and a torrent of less-than-Furry-friendly convention-goers, it’s up to two Furries to face the onslaught and defy convention!

16 min

Game On

Written by Jason C. Miller, Jamison Boaz, Russell Ali, Felicia Day, and Sandeep Parikh; Directed by Kim Evey & Sean Becker; Produced by Jason C. Miller

Zaboo convinces Codex to resume game play by transporting them to a world of inspiring song and dance. Vibrant costumes and a large cast of extras give it an over-the-top look and feel.

4 min