Moonfishing

Written by David Michael Friend & Stuart Cudlitz; Directed/Produced by David Michael Friend

A fisherman’s hobby of sculpting is interrupted when he must perform his monthly task of illuminating the town he lives in. With container on back, fishing pole in hand, and his current carving stashed in his pocket, the lonely soul goes searching for the perfect spot to catch the moon’s shimmering sister. But his shattered hope for exchanging his catch for the villager’s fellowship returns him to his art for companionship. From executive producer Heather Henson.

12 min

Savasana

Written/Directed/Produced by Gerry Curtis

A fierce, beautiful woman and her new assistant have just moved to the US from Singapore to expand their family “business.” A single note played on a piano in her empty mansion triggers a sequence of strange events that result in death and reveals their family’s dark secret.

17 min

Night Of The Living Spuds

Written/Directed by Timothy Alan Richardson; Produced by Timothy Alan Richardson & Michael Kouroubetes

After a large astrospud falls from the sky and crashes into the cemetery on the outskirts of Chive City, Dr. Ram Russett, astronomer, and Nurse Candy Yam must quickly create an antidote in order to return the town’s zombie-fied citizens to their normal, high potassium state.

10 min

Tepan Dead

Written/Directed by Hillary B. Lavin; Produced by Tara K. Clark

Hiro Watanabe has the soul of a Samurai warrior. There’s only one problem: he was born 500 years too late. On the other side of the world. Life as a Teppanyaki chef in America is far from the heroic life Hiro imagines for himself. He makes do, envisioning his knives as Samurai swords, honing his skills with a blade. His dreams are routinely crushed by Dean, a snarky busboy working at the same restaurant. But tonight, all this will change. Tonight, Hiro will prove himself as he goes head to head with the walking dead!

7 min

Loop-Da-Loop And Giuseppe

Written by Noel Robichaux; Directed by Jason R. Jaworski; Produced by Jason R. Jaworski & Noel Robichaux

Loop-da-Loop and Giuseppe is a silent film that drew inspiration from the life of an actual Victorian era transvestite prostitute who went by the moniker Loop-The-Loop. With the help of his secret lover, Brooklyn Police Captain Giuseppe Baldi, Loop-Da-Loop escapes from his menacing pimp, Big Earl.What follows is a madcap romp through turn-of-the-century Prospect Park. Ragtime and Stride Piano great Terry Waldo composed and deftly performs a whirling ragtime score. Anchored in Victorian homosexual New York, LOOP-DA-LOOP AND GIUSEPPE is a heartwarming love story, complete with classic chase scenes, pie-in-the-face humor and murder!

16 min

Betania

Written/Directed/Produced by Andrea Giomaro


Serena is a doctor in a city hospital. Her life is quite and systemic until the day she has a call from the priest of the small village of Betania. He informs her that her grandfather has passed away. Serena takes a symbolic and actual journey to that strange and forgotten town, where death is not so well defined.

24 min

Abra Cadaver

Written by Josh Heisie; Directed by Jay McBeth; Produced by Kurt Ogilvie

One saw, one box, no magic!

A failed magician just needs an assistant to pull off that one great trick. His choice of a streetwise hooker might not have been as clever as he thought.

12 min

Cleaning House

Written by Jaime Byrd & Matthew Montgomery; Directed by Jaime Byrd; Produced by Adam Cohen & Matthew Montgomery

While on probation from a previous mishap and now under the watchful eye of the “Agency” they work for, Denver and Dallas are called on to remove an unwanted ghost from the home of Charlie, a reclusive toy maker. The “procedure” is not what the toy maker expected as the two women blur the lines between what’s real and what’s not in Charlie’s life.

14 min

Ambition Of Love

Written/Directed by Christopher Zatta; Produced by Christopher Zatta & James Caffery

A noir in five vignettes, with an ex-boxer turned bodyguard for the mob, the femme fatale who lures him in, the aging gangster they scheme against. and the outsider poised as a threat. When all’s said and done, ambition may be the downfall of them all.

My love of noir inspired this film, while its haiku story design stemmed from my time as a TV and webcomic writer for the series HEROES. Using this structure, paired with voice-overs that expose each character’s inner workings, the viewer is slowly lured into a sinister underworld.

18 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

The Absence

Written/Directed by Alex Demille; Produced by Alex Demille, Dane Reiley, & Dagmar Weaver-Madsen


An assistant manager in the Records Department of Black House Securities, is sent on a mission to a mysterious and barren rural landscape. There he crosses paths with an eleven-year-old boy who is beginning to wake up to the dark forces devastating his town. The bureaucrat confronts the truth behind his company’s work and must choose whether to continue to obey his messianic boss.

29 min