I Dare You


Written/Directed by Eli Klein; Produced by Galit Klein & Shani Pitaru

I Dare you to enter the world of the zombies and make it out alive.
I Dare you to bring proof of encountering the undead!
An enigmatic plague erupts and proves unstoppable as the dead suddenly resurrect and contaminate the living. The army begins executing the infected to stop the outbreak. Eventually the situation is controlled and life returns to normality, or so it seems.
There are rumors that some infected people were taken to quarantined military outposts for dark and unknown purposes.
A group of friends decide to play a dare game: dare to go inside a quarantined area and dare to bring back proof of an actual zombie encounter.
Our story follows Terry, a brave and resourceful young woman and Jeff, her cocky opponent. They are completely unaware of the shocking dangers ahead.

18 minutes

Knock, Knock…


Written/Directed by Anthony Lund; Produced by Jon Judelson

On a dark, stormy night, a little boy is reading in his bed alone when he hears a knocking sound… coming from inside his closet door! He grabs his trusted viking sword and helmet and confronts the unseen threat.
He soon learns (the hard way) that the creatures that go bump in the night are really real… and plastic toy weapons do little to stave off hungry monsters that can tunnel through the shadows.

3 minutes

Kragos the Dishonored


Written/Directed/Produced by David Maddox

Kragos, a dishonored Klingon warrior, manages to reclaim his warrior spirit and complete an unfulfilled mission with help from a wily Ferengi named Pong on a world populated by intense Vulcans, a treacherous Romulan, and highly breakable Cylons in this bizarre Star Trek fan film parody.

12 minutes



Written by Joe Hitchcock, Fiona Jackson; Directed by Joe Hitchcock; Produced by Fiona Jackson

Superhero Lapwing must utilize his bird-like qualities in order to stop the evil Dr. Curem from carrying out his dastardly plan to destroy the planet. But when he finds himself up a tree without a paddle, Lapwing must also learn to accept help from the beautiful and aerially talented Mousegirl, and discover that 99 times out of 10 it’s better to be late than sorry.

14 minutes

The Mill at Calder’s End


Written by Ryan Murphy, Kevin McTurk; Directed/Produced by Kevin McTurk

In the remote village of Calder’s End stands an old windmill, a repository of dark secrets. Nicholas Grimshaw has returned to this haunted place, his childhood home, intent on breaking an ancient family curse. Grimshaw’s journey takes him deep below the decaying mill, where he must confront the very source of the evil that has corrupted his family.

The Mill at Calder’s End is a gothic ghost story in the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, and M.R. James, that is told with 30 inch tall bunraku puppets and in-camera special effects. Featuring the voices of Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and horror legend Barbara Steele (Black Sunday,The Pit and the Pendulum), this film celebrates the art of puppetry and gothic horror.

14 minutes

Mojave Junction


Written/directed by Christian Jean; Produced by Christian Jean, Allison Samon, Race Owen

A Fistful of Dollars in The Twilight Zone. The Good, The Bad and Cthulhu. Set in 1899 in the sunbaked desolation of the high desert, Mojave Junction is a supernatural western telling the story of McTeague (Race Owen), a scoundrel who absconds with a treasure of stolen gold only to be tracked down by Marcus (Ed Marinaro), a wiry ‘ole prospector whose impulsiveness far outweighs his intelligence. Watch from the edge of your seat as these rock-ribbed adversaries clash in an escalating battle of wills, and recoil in horror as something sinister lurking among the dunes renders a final judgment on their greed.

13 minutes

No Milk


Written/Directed by Melanie Abramov; Produced by L.Simpson

Set in an alternate Sci-Fi future where breast milk is the known cause of a host of deadly epidemics. As a result breasts are considered to be repulsive by the public at large. NO MILK follows the trials of a rebellious, adolescent girl as she tries to maintain a positive self-image in the face of a society that thinks she’s ugly, toxic and wants to cut her down to size. What path will Sasha choose?

16 minutes

Office Romance


Written/Produced by Jason Fong; Directed by Dennis Glasco

Eric and Emily are more than just coworkers. After hours, they rendezvous in an office cubicle for some extra-curricular activities of the amorous kind. Things get a little tense and testy when Emily reveals her thoughts about Eric’s “equipment.” Eric doesn’t take it too well. Emily, relying on her feminine charms, does her best to reassure him while trying to convince him he ought to be a little more open-minded about his techniques.

6 minutes

Palmer’s Beard


Written/Produced/Directed by Brad Lambert

From the time of the American Revolution until the Civil War, it was inconceivable that a respectable American man would grow facial hair. When Joseph Palmer chose to defy social norms and grow a robust beard in 1830s Massachusetts, he became a social pariah and a martyr for civil liberties. Palmer’s Beard tells his true story through animation inspired by 1950s studios like UPA and Playhouse Pictures.

8 minutes

Prelude to Axanar


Written by Alec Peters, Christian Gossett; Directed by Christian Gossett; Produced by Neal Fischer, Carter Smith, Jhennifer Webberley

Prelude to Axanar is an independent Star Trek project that tells the story of Captain Kirk’s hero, Garth of Izar, during the war between the Federation and the Klingon Empire. It is shot as a documentary and is the back story for the forthcoming feature Axanar.

21 minutes



Written/Directed/Produced by Lindsay Meissner

Pruned is a short animated film about a retired superhero living in a Florida retirement community. When his old evil arch-nemesis is released from prison on good behavior and moves in next door, the two resume their old rivalry over their prize-winning rosebushes.

2 minutes

The Rat’s Dilemma


Written/Directed by Naor Meningher; Produced by Stav Orr

In the Holocaust, a gifted Jewish physicist named Rudolph is forced to build a teleporter for the Nazis. Rudolph keeps telling his Nazi supervisor Heinz that the machine doesn’t work yet, but Heinz suspects Rudolph is hiding something. As Heinz is determined to squeeze the truth out by any means necessary, Rudolph soon has to face the dilemma of his life.

10 minutes

The Red Thunder


Written by Rafael Alvarez, Clara Viola, Alvaro Ron; Directed/Produced by Alvaro Ron

Sarah, (Allie Grant, Weeds) a nerdy teenager, steals her mom’s brand new car to go on a date with Danny, (Miles Heizer, Suburgatory) the boy she is in love with. Little does she know the vehicle hides a secret that will change her life forever.

6 minutes



Written by Luc Walpoth & Klaus Pas; Directed by Luc Walpoth; Produced by Alexandre Iordachescu

In 2061, following a virus that decimated half of the world’s population, humans are compelled to take a daily vaccine, making them sterile. To cope with their incapacity to give life, couples buy young androids who grow up with them. Amy, a loving mother is forced to terminate her only daughter, a dysfunctional 13-year-old android. Deeply affected by this emotional void, she loses track of the reality she lives in. Her husband Christopher desperately tries to comfort her but Amy’s craving for motherhood pushes her to take in Sophie, a wandering, flesh and bone gutter kid. When Chris finds out, a violent clash follows, forcing Amy to choose between the child and her husband.

26 minutes

Return Of The Zombie Lawyer Commercials


Written/Directed by Matthew McGahren; Produced by Matt Green, Richard Rosenthal

The Zombie Lawyer once again presents a series of commercials that are designed to help him obtain representation of the undead. This time around he tackles Texting While Driving, Products Liability, and Attractive Nuisance claims.

6 minutes